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Cruising to wine, chocolate and beer

A river cruise is the perfect way to relax as Anna Hyman discovered. What’s not to like -cruising along beautiful rivers at a gentle pace, mooring at quaint riverside wine towns and villages, and on board ship fabulous food and a great crew. We were standing in the Pfaiz Historical Museum in Speyer gazing somewhat […]

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Weimar in Ten

We can think of lots of reasons to visit the beautiful, fascinating and historic German city of Weimar. In no particular order, here are ten reasons to visit Weimar. 1) Cradle of Classicism Goethe and Schiller, Herder and Wieland, Nietzsche, Fürnberg, Liszt, Bach, Cornelius, Gropius, Feininger, Klee and Itten all have artistic roots in Weimar. […]

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In tune with Leipzig

Leipzig was recently voted ‘the most liveable city in Germany’, Bryn Frank can understand why. Lunch in the park Sitting in a public park across the road from Leipzig’s main railway station I am enjoying a Bratwurst mit Senf in a fresh bread roll. ‘Heavens’, some people might say – ‘all that mustard! It’ll blow […]

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Germany

In tune with Leipzig

Leipzig was recently voted ‘the most liveable city in Germany’, Bryn Frank can understand why. Lunch in the park Sitting in a public park across the road from Leipzig’s main railway station I am enjoying a Bratwurst mit Senf in a fresh bread roll. ‘Heavens’, some people might say – ‘all that mustard! It’ll blow […]

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Germany

Werder and its Produce

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Attractions Europe Germany

Rediscovering the Harz