Tag Archives: Germany

The 10 best castles in Germany to visit: history and beauty

German castles are something else and are often just like something out of a fairytale, not surprising since many fairytales originated in these areas.  They are picturesque but more than that they are full of amazing history.  Some look older than others but are actually quite new and some are really old yet are famous […]

Visiting Colditz Castle – your complete guide

Visiting colditz castle, Saxony Germany

The town of Colditz lies in East Germany and as such it’s not really on the tourist trail and definitely counts as an off the beaten track destination.  There is something quite interesting about the castle here though so if you’re planning on visiting Colditz Castle, which dominates the view over the town, then read […]

Düsseldorf Christmas Market – any good?

One of the best things that we did when visiting Germany was to see Düsseldorf Christmas market.  It’s not included in the top German Christmas markets if you read any of the ‘top’ lists around but as we’d never experienced any before in Germany, we had nothing to compare it to and as such had a […]