Month: October 2019

Munich: Adventures in Germany Part 5

Munich, aka the Big Kahuna We spent five days in Munich. There is so much to see in this city, and we barely tapped the surface, but we got to see the sights we were most interested in. We stayed in a Holiday Inn Courtyard, outside the city center, which meant lots of walking and […] Read more…

Baden-Baden, Adventures in Germany Part 4

Baden-Baden, old and new Our time in Baden-Baden was definitely a high-light of the trip. Baden-Baden is an old resort town, made famous by its thermal waters and spas. Known by the Romans, there are 29! natural springs in the area. During the 19th century, Baden-Baden was the place to see and be seen by […] Read more…

Trier and Burg Eltz: Adventures in Germany Part 3

Trier and Burg Eltz The next stop on our German adventure was Trier. I was interested in going there primarily because of the Roman ruins. Trier was a large Roman city in the 4th century, and several ruins from the period still exist and draw visitors. But before we made it to Trier we took […] Read more…

Bacharach: Adventures in Germany Part 2

Our second, and much anticipated, stop in Germany was Bacharach. Located in the heart of the riesling grape region of Germany, and a much frequented stop on the Rhine river cruises that run up and down the river, Bacharach is just what you’d expect: exceptionally quaint. I mean look at this picture for goodness sake, […] Read more…

Adventures in Germany: Frankfurt

First time in Germany! Last year for vacation we went to my dream location, England. This year it was my husband’s turn to pick, and his dream location? Germany. And what an adventure it was. We went to several different towns in the west and south of Germany, spending most of our time in Bavaria. […] Read more…