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! […]

Christmas Traditions from Germany: German Christmas Sweets, Decorations, Markets and More

— Christmas in Germany is my favorite time in Germany! There’s so much to love – the Christmas markets, traditions, and of course, the desserts and sweets. I used to live in Germany and have celebrated Christmas there several times. Since my German recipes and travel articles are so popular on IDB, I thought I’d […]

10 Must-Try German Desserts & Sweets

Germany is known for it’s many delicious desserts and sweet treats. How are you supposed to choose which ones to try when you go to Germany? It’s tough because everywhere you turn, there are just so many tantalizing  options. You could spend you’re entire visit to Germany just eating dessert and still never try all […]