Category: Germany

  • Nuremberg – The big little village

    The second largest city in southern Germany (behind Munich) and a burgeoning tourist destination it may be, but a bustling metropolis it most certainly isn’t. Brimming with picturesque markets, squares and narrow cobbled streets, a leasurely walk through the city centre will take you all of 30 minutes before you reach one of Nuremberg’s major…

  • Drinkers’ paradise – Oktoberfest

    The world’s most famous beer festival, Oktoberfest starts on 22 September for two weeks so it’s time to start planning your trip. Beer lovers should have made their way to the Schottenhamel tent by high noon on September¬†22nd where the city’s lord mayor will tap the first keg of the festival’s beer. Once the ceremonial…

  • Cologne – Bikers, buildings and beer

    Bikers will flock to Cologne this October as Germany’s fourth largest city is due to stage the Intermot International Motorcycle and Scooter Fair. But Cologne has much more to offer than a collection of wannabe Hells Angels – it dates back to the Roman times and possesses some of the most striking architecture of central…