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Other Eats

Other eats - some foreign food options in our destinations

Eating local is a good rule to live by. What about when you tire of the local cuisine and want to see what the neighbors are eating but don’t have the time to visit? We’ve got you covered. Continue Reading

Why You Should Visit Neuschwanstein Castle

Why You Should Visit Neuschwanstein Castle

For visitors to Germany who want to connect with the country’s imperial past, it’s hard to beat Neuschwanstein Castle. A short drive outside of Munich, this incredible castle is perched on a cliff high above a valley. The gorgeous rooms of the castle are enough of an attraction on their own, but equally astounding are the… Continue Reading

Central Europe’s Best Christmas Markets

Central Europe’s Best Christmas Markets

If you’re planning a Central European vacation over the holidays, you’re in luck because you’ll get to experience some of the Continent’s most festive and atmospheric holiday markets. Salzburg, Vienna and Munich host very popular markets each year, with live music and cultural activities alongside delicious traditional food, seasonal sweets and hot drinks. So enjoy the holidays, and explore Central… Continue Reading

A Walk along Munich’s Isar River

A Walk along Munich’s Isar River

Munich is a city famous for its beerhalls, markets and vibrant urban atmosphere. But many visitors don’t realize that just beyond the cobblestones, Munich also offers beautiful natural landscapes. Munich’s Isar River runs practically through the center of the city and offers numerous diversions for travelers looking to trade the streets for trails while enjoying pleasant views… Continue Reading

Where to Go in 2016?

Where to Go in 2016?

It’s that time of year again, when thoughts turn to possible spring and summer vacation destinations. Travel journalists are particularly good at coming up with lists, so we’ve collated our own list-of-lists. For travellers who prefer to tread where none of your friends have ventured before, we’ve added our own suggestions for cities that haven’t yet made the mainstream,… Continue Reading

Kittens & Cappuccino: Central Europe’s Cat Cafes

Kittens & Cappuccino: Central Europe’s Cat Cafes

One of the most intriguing destinations for European travel, Central Europe is very inviting for tourists looking for a combination of gorgeous cities, pristine nature, and delicious regional cuisine. But cities as far-flung as Vienna, Budapest and Tallinn are specifically inviting for cat lovers, as the phenomenon of cat cafes becomes increasingly popular. These are comfy places with live-in… Continue Reading

Seasonal Charm & Cheer: Central European Christmas Markets

Seasonal Charm & Cheer: Central European Christmas Markets

If you’re planning on visiting Central Europe during the holidays, you’re in luck, because the region has some of the most marvellously picturesque Christmas markets in Europe. Some have been famous for ages and some are still relatively unknown, but each has a charm all its own and a welcoming, festive atmosphere. Almost every city… Continue Reading

3 Munich Beer Halls that Aren’t the Hofbräuhaus

3 Munich Beer Halls that Aren’t the Hofbräuhaus

Oktoberfest gets underway soon but you don’t need to confine your indulgence to just a one month period of drinking in tents. If you are a beer lover, or even just enjoy experiencing traditional atmospheres while travelling, visiting one of Munich’s many beer halls is a must. The most famous is the Hofbräuhaus and we… Continue Reading

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