Best Hotels in Cologne (Köln), Germany

Home to a UNESCO heritage site and the largest cathedral in Northern Europe, as well as picturesque universities, Cologne (Köln), Germany should rank high in anyone’s travel bucket list. A long-standing land of arts and culture since the middle ages, marks of rich heritage are still very much alive in the city with its exquisite […]

The Best Hotels in Munich: Your Guide to Where to Stay When Visiting Munich

One of the biggest cities in Germany, Munich is best known for Oktoberfest. But this diverse Bavarian city offers visitors much more than that! From iconic Biergärten (beer gardens) to world-class museums, from captivating architecture to relaxing parks, from freshly-baked pretzels to tender roasted pork with Spätzle, Munich offers something for every kind of traveler! […]

Best Travel Shawl, Travel Wraps, Travel Pashmina & Travel Blanket Scarf

After nearly 30 years of travel, I’ve come to realize that the best travel clothes are the ones you feel the most you in. For me, that means clothes that combine flexibility, comfort, and style. I’m not super fashion conscious but I do like to balance fashion with comfort. And since I almost always travel […]

Best Day Trips & Weekend Trips from Stuttgart, Germany

If you’re planning to spend time in or around Stuttgart, you’ve got so many options for easy day and weekend trips! There are many cute little towns, castles, hiking, waterfalls, and much more for you to explore.  Contents0.1 Stuttgart Day Trip Transportation Options 1 1. Esslingen 1.1 How to Get to Esslingen from Stuttgart1.2 What to Do and See in Esslingen2 2. […]

The Best Hotels in Stuttgart in 2020: Your Guide to Where to Stay When Visiting Stuttgart

Looking for a place to stay in Stuttgart? This guide will help you find the perfect place to sleep. Not only have I lived in Stuttgart, I’ve come back to visit several times. I’ve stayed in both hotels and AirBnB’s in different parts of the inner city and the suburbs. I’m happy to now help […]

Best Cities in Germany to Visit on Your Vacation in Germany

If you’ve never been to Germany it’s hard to know where to go! Here are the seven cities in Germany I recommend visiting on your vacation. I’ve included cities of various sizes and locations in various parts of Germany. Some cities are well-known and a few are more off the beaten path. Each city has […]

Best Day Trips from Hamburg

If you’re visiting Hamburg be sure to save a day or two for day trips! Whether you travel by bus, train or rental car, there are several easy trips you can make to see more of beautiful northern Germany. Here are 4 of the best and easiest day trips from Hamburg! Contents1 1. Lübeck (to […]

Stuttgart Christmas Market Guide (Plus Best Christmas Markets Near Stuttgart, Where to Stay in Stuttgart & What to Do in Stuttgart in the Winter!)

Evergreens covered in twinkling lights. Wooden stalls filled with crafts, toys, and festive holiday decor. Bratwurst, Gebrannte Mandeln (cinnamon roasted almonds), and Glühwein in souvenir mugs…yes, it’s Christmas market season in Germany! In this epic article I share everything you need to know to make your visit to the Stuttgart Christmas market a great one! […]