Posts tagged "frankfurt"
Visiting the Frankfurt Christmas Market

Visiting the Frankfurt Christmas Market

There’s nowhere better than the Frankfurt Christmas Market to get into the holiday spirit. One of the oldest and most popular festive markets in Europe, this German spectacle should go straight to the top of your travel bucket list! The sprawling scene that takes over Frankfurt’s Römerberg, Paulsplatz and Mainkai each year has become so iconic that...
Goethe’s Frankfurt: revisiting the author’s former haunts

Goethe’s Frankfurt: revisiting the author’s former haunts

Best known as Germany’s financial hub and the stopover site of one of Europe’s largest airports, the birthplace of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is a cultural gem on the banks of the Rhine.  Goethe’s volumes of books, essays and letters on culture, biology and linguistics made him one of the most influential intellectual figures of the 19th century. His poetry was...
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