After a 26-year project costing $10Billion, the new train line from Munich to Berlin was opened and the new ICE train made it’s inaugural journey of 4 hours to the German capital at speeds of 300kph, cutting the travel time from 6 hours! Despite the long built, high cost and technical issues, this is a major breakthrough for public transport … Continue reading
We needed a hotel in Hannover prior to a flight from the Northern German city’s airport and I picked the Novotel Suites in downtown for its proximity to the train station and airport train, as well as the chance to spend some time in downtown Hannover prior to departure. It’s a functional hotel in a great location and good value … Continue reading
I have traveled countless times to the Heidelberg area on business and for a personal trip, I picked my favorite hotel in town: The Crowne Plaza! It’s in walking distance from the pedestrian area in the old town, has modern rooms, a great pool & wellness area and a breakfast you don’t want to miss! With service improvements and upgrades … Continue reading
I have lived in Southern Germany and later traveled there a lot on business – and Heidelberg became my favorite city to stay during those trips. With it’s historic old town with cobblestone streets and narrow alleys, the big castle overlooking the town and plenty of restaurants and bars, with a mix of tourists and locals, business travelers and students, … Continue reading
Berlin is the most fun capital to visit in Europe – and it’s also a lot less expensive to visit than London, Paris or Rome. And the great public transport makes it easy to see a lot in just a single day. You can get a mix of historic architecture, great museums, outdoor parks, shopping food and nightlife – all … Continue reading
Berlin‘s mayor famously called the German capital city “poor, but sexy” – and it might be much cheaper to visit than Paris, London or Rome – but Berlin is just as rich in history as the other European capitals and much has been restored since the fall of the wall in 1989! It’s worth a visit!
Berlin is an amazing city, with all the great architecture, culture, museums and entertainment you’d expect from a European capital city – but without the sky-high price tags that you find in Paris, London or Rome.
So, if the hotel prices in those cities make you sweat, read my introduction of Berlin – it is fast becoming one of the most popular cities in Europe – and there is a lot to see!
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On my most recent trip through Frankfurt, I was arriving on a Lufthansa Business Class flight from Buenos Aires and connecting to a Thai Airways Business Class flight to Bangkok. With 2 ½ hours layover between two very long flights, I was looking forward to visiting one of the many Lufthansa lounges in their home airport. With my flight departing in … Continue reading
Lufthansa is a leading, global carrier and the flag carrier of Germany. They are one of the largest airlines and fly all around the world, so chances are you have seen one of their planes or heard about them. Find out more who they are and what to expect! … Continue reading
If you are visiting Berlin and you are a fan of museums, than the museum island (or Museumsinsel) should certainly be on your itinerary! With five world class museums on a small island in the heart of Berlin, there is so much to see, you’ll need a few days to cover all the museums. Whether it’s history or art, there … Continue reading