Jetsetting, UNESCO

Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering Germany

Visiting Sanssouci Palace was as beautiful as the sound of its name. Although it was a drizzly day when I went, the splendor of this palace in Potsdam, East Germany was amazing. I had specifically come to Potsdam from Berlin to visit Sanssouci and was not disappointed. Sanssouci Palace, which means "without worries" or "carefree"… Continue reading Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering Germany

Jetsetting, UNESCO

Hanseatic City of Lubeck – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Germany

A day before I had visited the historic Hanseatic city of Lubeck, I had my phone stolen in Hamburg. Luckily though I did have my iPad with me, so that is what I ended up taking photos with for the rest of my remaining few days n Germany. I tried as best as I could… Continue reading Hanseatic City of Lubeck – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Germany

Jetsetting, UNESCO

Old Town of Quedlinburg – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Germany

I knew that I would love Quedlinburg after I spoke the name out loud, even with my American accent. This charming capital of Saxony-Anhal was one of my favorites in Germany, not only because its quaintness but mainly for its architectural history. I have a deep admiration for faukwerkhaus/ half-timbered houses and Quedlinburg had a… Continue reading Old Town of Quedlinburg – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Germany

Jetsetting

Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Weimar | Discovering Germany

Not many people have been or have chosen to go to a Nazi concentration camp and I know of many (Jewish and non-Jewish) who would never walk into one. If you have any ounce of empathy, you will not leave the grounds of a former concentration camp unchanged. I have spoken to other travelers who… Continue reading Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Weimar | Discovering Germany

Jetsetting, UNESCO

Wurzburg Residenz – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering Germany

When I had come to the city of Wurzburg in Germany, it was to only visit the Wurzburg Residence and I was in complete awe of the grandeur of this palace. I have a special passion for European art and architecture, so it was not an eccentric move for me to take a side trip… Continue reading Wurzburg Residenz – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering Germany

Jetsetting

Das Kehlsteinhaus – Hitler’s Eagles Nest | Exploring Germany

While visiting the Kehlsteinhaus, aka Hitler's Eagle's Nest, an idea struck me that made me ponder how over time a place can change its intention and the energy it holds. Let me break that down a bit more, as it may sound rather woo-woo. As I was taking the above photo of the bleak building… Continue reading Das Kehlsteinhaus – Hitler’s Eagles Nest | Exploring Germany

Global Dining

Zur Letzten Instanz | Berlin’s Oldest Restaurant

Over the couple decades of my gastronomical travels, I have been to many of the oldest eateries in Europe and the UK, including Rules of London, the Historic Sausage House in Regensburg and Botin in Madrid. All have been unique dining experiences, considering they were all the oldest in one way or another. On my… Continue reading Zur Letzten Instanz | Berlin’s Oldest Restaurant

Food Journals

What I ate in GERMANY – Part 2 – A Food Journal

Germany is one of those countries that I can go and will go back to over and over. Since 2015, I have visited Deutschland three times and do not plan on stopping. This is a country that has rich history, charming villages, cultural cities and glorious food! This blog is Part TWO of two parts,… Continue reading What I ate in GERMANY – Part 2 – A Food Journal

Food Journals

What I ate in GERMANY – Part 1 – A Food Journal

Germany is one of those countries that I can go and will go back to over and over. Since 2015, I have visited Deutschland three times and do not plan on stopping. This is a country that has rich history, charming villages, cultural cities and glorious food! This blog is Part One of two parts,… Continue reading What I ate in GERMANY – Part 1 – A Food Journal

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What I ate in BERLIN – A Food Journal

Berlin is one of my favorite cosmopolitan cities in Western Europe! I first fell in love with this culture filled city in 2015 and have visited it a second time since then. Berlin is known as the culture hub of Germany and they are very proud of it. This city is filled with grand museums,… Continue reading What I ate in BERLIN – A Food Journal

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What I ate in BAVARIA – A Food Journal

Bavaria is the slice of Germany that you have always fantasized about; filled with lush forests, impressive alps, fairy tale castles and mighty medieval towns. It is a very special state of Germany in which they even have their own dialect. Bavaria is where Munich is located, which hosts the world's biggest party every September,… Continue reading What I ate in BAVARIA – A Food Journal