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The Wolf’s Lair: Hitler’s Most Famous Hideout

The Wolf’s Lair: Hitler’s Most Famous Hideout

Central Europe is a treasure trove for history buffs. From the Berlin Wall to the marvellous architecture of Prague, there is certainly no shortage of fascinating historic sites in the region. But for those who are specifically interested in World War II, the Wolf’s Lair, located in Ketrzyn, Poland, is especially alluring. Hitler’s first military base

How to Discover Nazi Munich

How to Discover Nazi Munich

With its banks, factories and business centers, Munich may at first appear staid and stable. But the city has a volatile past, especially during the years when Hitler and his Nazi Party began their first violent grabs for power. From the beer halls where he gathered his supporters to the Town Hall where Goebbels inaugurated

Munich’s Third Reich Tour

Munich’s Third Reich Tour

German history is fascinating, and if you are interested in the beginnings of World War II and Adolf Hitler’s rise to power, our Third Reich tour is highly recommended. The fast-paced tour led by Jeff is packed with historic facts, from Hitler’s birth, upbringing and failed attempts to be an artist in Austria, to his

Pilsen, Czech Republic: 2015 Capital of Culture

Pilsen, Czech Republic: 2015 Capital of Culture

Each year in Europe, two ‘capitals of culture’ are named. The idea originated back in the 1980s to bring together European nations and are a wonderful way for lesser known cities to promote their culture and traditions. They are also positive economically thanks to infrastructure improvements and a boost in tourism. The cities plan a