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'German reunification - a short history' Documentary

Another great documentary from DW. This documentary is about the Fall of the Berlin Wall and Germany's reunification back in 1989. Interesting details revealing behind the scenes on how West Germany handled the reunification behind the backs...

The Grand Documentary of 2016

Filmed in 8 countries throughout 2016, glued, sanded, laminated, blamed and put together in Tbilisi, Georgia using Adobe Premiere CC.  The Great Documentary is 13 minutes and 2 seconds long short from our lives back in 2016.  The story...

3 day leisure trip to Germany (The Mossel Valley)

This is a round up post about our latest travel to Germany, at the end of May 2017. Our trip started at Dortmund airport, were we got a nice Nissan X-trail rental car from Hertz (about EUR 250 for 4 days). Although I've traveled to Germany...

Hotel Monopol in Gelsenkirchen, Germany

This 3-star hotel offers comfortable accommodation in Gelsenkirchen's northern Buer district. It is 3 km from the Veltins Arena and 1 km from Gelsenkirchen-Buer Nord train station.  Hotel Monopol was our last accommodations while in Germany...

Haus Daniela Superior Apartment in Cochem, Germany

I now have pretty ambivalent feelings regarding booking apartments instead of hotel rooms. Despite my feelings, Haus Daniela was a really nice stay in Cochem. For this spacious apartment we paid about EUR 200 for a one night stay, but it featured 3...

Rose Cottage in Udler, Germany

Featuring free WiFi and garden views, Rose Cottage is a holiday home, situated in Udler. It provides free private parking. We booked this place on booking.com for a one night stay during our few day leisure trip in Germany, sadly there are few...

Cochem Imperial castle

The contours of the neo-gothic building rise more than about 330 ft above the river Moselle on an outstanding hill. The silhouette of the towering hill seems to continue in the building which is topped by the slate roof of the massive keep. As for...

Eltz Castle

Eltz Castle (German: Burg Eltz) is a medieval castle nestled in the hills above the Moselle River between Koblenz and Trier, Germany. It is still owned by a branch of the same family (the ...

Monastery of Maria Engelport

The monastery of Maria Engelport (Kloster Maria Engelport) is located on the edge of the Hunsrück in the Flaumbach Valley near Treis-Karden, Germany.  We made here a briefly stop while traveling by car around...

Porta Nigra in Trier

The Porta Nigra (Latin for black gate) is a large Roman city gate in Trier, Germany. It is today the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps. It is designated as part of the Roman Monuments,...

Apartment Alte Pfarre in Gudensberg, Germany

Alte Pfarre Gudensberg offers pet-friendly accommodation in a historical timbered house in Gudensberg, 17 km from Kassel and 42 km from Bad Hersfeld. The unit is 18 km from Bad Wildungen. Free private parking is available on site. After a visit to...

Holiday Inn Berlin Airport Hotel Revie in Schönefeld, Germany

We stayed at Holiday Inn Berlin airport hotel between connecting flight to Spain. At start we didn't planned to stay at hotel at all or to use some cheap hostel in Berlin city center, but after actually landing here in Berlin and visiting...

Berlin TV Tower (Fernsehturm)

Berlin TV tower is located close to the Alexanderplatz in Berlin, Germany.  The tower was constructed between 1965 and 1969 by the administration of the German Democratic Republic (GDR). It was intended as a symbol of Berlin, which...

Alexanderplatz

Alexanderplatz most probably is Berlin's most famous tourist spot. Alexanderplatz is a large public square and transport hub in the central Mitte district of Berlin, near the Fernsehturm. Berliners often call...

Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen station (Railway)

Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen (also named simply as Berlin Schönefeld) is a railway station in Schönefeld next to Berlin-Schönefeld International Airport just outside Berlin. The station is served by the...

Berlin Schönefeld Airport

Berlin Schönefeld Airport ( Flughafen Berlin Schönefeld  is an international airport near the town of Schönefeld at the southern border of Berlin, the capital of Germany, 18 km (11 mi)...

Top 10 Budget hotels near Frankfurt - Hahn airport in Germany

In this article I have listed top 10 budget hotels close or near to Frankfurt - Hahn airport in Germany.  About a year ago I did a short but very memorable trip to Germany and The Netherlands, and my trip started (and ended at Frankfurt...

My Germany and The Netherlands Travel Guide

Back at the end of April 2015 I made a trip to Keukenhof's Tulip Gardens. This trip started and ended at a remote German airport Frankfurt - Hahn. Although the total time for this trip was just 3 days we traveled a lot. You will find a few landmarks...

Zur Morschbach Hotel Review in Altlay, Germany

I booked this hotel in Altlay because of it's close location to Frankfurt-Hahn airport, cheap price and free parking.  I had like only 10 minutes for hotel research back in the Linden town. I was hoping to use hotwire for selecting a fine hotel...

Restaurant 'Akropolis' In Linden, Germany

Welcome to my second restaurant review in Germany. First one happened some 90 km west from Linden. Read Restaurant Bellini In Andernach, Germany. Today I will write about a Greek style restaurant Akropolis in a lovely German city of Linden (...

Linden (Region of Hesse) a Town in Germany

Linden is a small German town located in historical region of Hesse. We headed here to enjoy dinner at Greek restaurant, make some purchases at local store and say goodbye to a friend with whom we travelled in Germany and headed to Keukenhof's...

Cologne Cathedral - Germany's Most Visited Landmark

I have been into church photography lately and during our latest trip to Germany/ The Netherlands I had a chance to visit the Cathedral of Cologne. I was hoping to make here some good photos but unfortunately I'm not very satisfied with result I got...

Aachen Cathedral

As I already stated in my previous blog post about Gothic Aachen Town Hall (Rathaus) in Germany this was my first time in Aachen and I had little not to say no clue what to see here. After a lovely breakfast at Oebel Backerei...

Gothic Aachen Town Hall (Rathaus) in Germany

After a lovely breakfast at Oebel Backerei we decided to spend a few more minutes in this German town of Aachen. Since this was my first time at this part of Germany, and frankly speaking this was my first time of hearing the name of Aachen I had no...

Frankfurt–Hahn Airport

Despite some people would recommend you avoiding Frankfurt-Hahn airport because of it's location and some would even call this place a barn somewhere in the middle of nowhere, my experience shows that Frankfurt-Hahn airport although is not centrally...

Breakfasts at 'Oebel Bäckerei' in Aachen, Germany

If you cannot get breakfast in the Netherlands you go to Germany. That's how I could in short describe how we discovered a lovely German bakery - Oebel Backerei in Aachen (Germany).After a negative experience last night back in small Dutch town-let...

Bastion Hotel Dusseldorf Neuss Review

We ended our first day in Germany at hotel Bastion located in a small town called Neuss close to a larger Dusseldorf. I must admit we had a problems to find this location, but it was my fault not hotels. I didn't know how to enter address on our...

Marketplace and Old Town Hall in Bonn, Germany

One thing I like about travel photography it helps to recall those amazing places you have visited during your travels. So today looking through my travel photos I found an intereting place, I would even call it a gem - Bonn's Old Town Hall and...

Beethoven's House of Birth in Bonn, Germany

The idea to visit Beethoven's House of birth arrived from friend of us whom we earlier picked up in city of Koblenz. Honestly speaking I have no idea why he (friend) was so eager to see this place because in fact we didn't see anything more than...

Poppelsdorf Palace And Its Surroundings In Bonn, Germany

We hadn't any plans to visit this lovely and former capital city of West Germany Bonn. Our friend who is living in Germany and we picked up him earlier this day in Koblenz insisted we should visit some place were some Mozart (well actually Ludwig...