Germany

Hamburg Warehouse district

Best times to travel

June, September, October, late November, December

Sure, you can beat the crowds in relatively moderate weather by visiting in June or October, but when I think of Germany, I think of beer festivals and Christmas markets! Oktoberfest (despite its name) is a festival that begins in September, so plan to be in Munich for a stein of the famous Bavarian beer in early fall. Prost! Experience the magic of Germany at Christmastime by visiting in late November or December to explore the country’s famous Christmas markets for lebkuchen paired with a mug of glühwein. 

 

About Germany

Fairytale villages, stunning nature, awe-inspiring architecture, delicious food– Germany has it all. Of course, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the historical aspect of Germany. Understanding history is the best way to avoid repeating it, and I believe it’s important for all travelers to visit WWII sites in Berlin and across the country to learn about the past and work toward a better future. 

Travel Guides

Hamburg weekend

Weekend trip to Hamburg, Germany

We ended up taking a weekend trip Hamburg, Germany because of a Foo Fighters concert. Yep, that’s right. It wasn’t a well-planned, thought-out trip. Sean was going because he and our friend who lives there were going to the concert together. Last-minute, I

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Berlin Food Tour - Bite Berlin

Berlin Food Tour with Bite Berlin

Does food make you happy? It makes me happy…and sometimes a little nervous. You’ve been there, so don’t judge! When you’re not quite sure what you’re going to eat, or you’re not sure what exactly is in front of you, or you have

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Berlin, Germany

One Day in Berlin

I’m not sure why it took us so long to get to Berlin. We’ve been to Germany twice for the Hannover and Cologne Christmas markets, but never during another part of the year. Berlin seems like it’s been calling out to us —

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