My Top 10 of Everything: Highlights of the Mosel Valley

‘Where?’ ‘Never heard of it!’ ‘Way too difficult to get there’ ‘Sounds like its for old people!’ So what was your first thought? Don’t give up on me yet (have I ever let you down!!)! The River Mosel winds through some of Germany’s most spectacular landscapes. Its easy to access and gorgeous for a 4-8 […]

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Hamburg – What you’ll see on a Free Walking Tour

Do you like organised city tours? Up until a few years ago I was very much a DIY gal. I’d much prefer wandering with my Lonely Planet or Rough Guide and doing my own thing. Now its one of the first things I check out when planning a city break. While I’ve paid for food […]

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Hamburg’s Xmas Markets

With picture perfect backdrops that include a stunning town hall,  Alster Lake,  parish churches and romantic squares,  Hamburg makes for a good option if you are into traditional Xmas markets.   While there are plenty of craft stalls selling the usual candles,  decorations, etc.,   there is a strong leaning towards food and drink.   You’re unlikely to […]

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