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Top 30 Dividend Paying Stocks in Germany (DAX Index)

June 02, 2020
Investing in Germany is quite easy, you could do so by buying German stocks. There are many German stocks to invest in, but in this article, I will talk about Germany's blue-chip stocks, stocks from the DAX index The DAX (Deutscher Aktienindex (German stock index)) is a blue-chip stock...

'German reunification - a short history' Documentary

March 14, 2019
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 of the Allied Forces The fall of the Berlin Wall changed the...

The Grand Documentary of 2016

December 11, 2018
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 starts in Venice, Italy, travels to Georgia, Armenia, then Latvia,...

3 day leisure trip to Germany (The Mossel Valley)

June 20, 2017
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 countless times in the past, this is just third recap featured on blog...

Hotel Monopol in Gelsenkirchen, Germany

June 17, 2017
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 for a short few day trip, unfortunately I was not in the photography...

Haus Daniela Superior Apartment in Cochem, Germany

June 16, 2017
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 bedrooms, a huge outdoor terrace with an electrical grill and very...

Rose Cottage in Udler, Germany

June 15, 2017
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 good words I can use to describe our stay here. As this place is...

Cochem Imperial castle

June 14, 2017
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 its structure, Cochem Castle belongs to the category of castles...

Eltz Castle

June 13, 2017
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 Eltz family) that lived there in the 12th century, 33 generations ago....

Monastery of Maria Engelport

June 12, 2017
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 these parts of Germany, it was overcast day, I was not in the mood...

Porta Nigra in Trier

June 10, 2017
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, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier UNESCO World...

Apartment Alte Pfarre in Gudensberg, Germany

June 04, 2017
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 this place we have agreed, let's include such apartments in our...

Holiday Inn Berlin Airport Hotel Revie in Schönefeld, Germany

June 20, 2016
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 city center, we agreed a hotel is a must have. I was surprised to...

Berlin TV Tower (Fernsehturm)

June 19, 2016
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 it remains today, as it is easily visible throughout the central and...

Alexanderplatz

June 18, 2016
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 it simply Alex, referring to a larger neighborhood stretching...