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A little bit of History

A little bit of History

A little bit of history Wiesbaden, Germany – one of the oldest spa towns in Europe and steeped in history: it’s where a 24-year-old Elvis met the 14-year-old Priscilla in the same year that tennis ace John McEnroe was born… in Wiesbaden, of course. It’s also the location of Europe’s oldest grand hotel: the Radisson...
Frankfurt in the round - The only round all glass hotel in Europe

Frankfurt in the round – The only round all glass hotel in Europe

Frankfurt in the round   The Radisson Blu Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany, is the only round, all-glass hotel in Europe. And it’s stunning. Rising 19 stories into the sky, it cost over $100 million to construct and is a true architectural wonder. A complicated system of huge internal pillars supports the structure and yet doesn’t...
Top travel tips for Dusseldorf

Top travel tips for Dusseldorf

Elegant Dusseldorf is a wonderful place to visit for a taste of contemporary German culture. It’s home to so many shops, museums, bars and restaurants that you can easily fill up a few days exploring this fascinating German city. From the lively Altstadt (Old Town) to modern MedienHafen, Dusseldorf is a city filled with exciting places...
2014 Berlin Fashion Week in July (8th - 13th)

2014 Berlin Fashion Week in July (8th – 13th)

Fashionistas from around the globe flock to Berlin for its twice-yearly fashion showcases of young designers and local ‘ones to watch’. This summer’s shows run from 8-13 July, a week that promises not-to-be-missed surprises for any dedicated follower of fashion. Berlin Fashion Week: Location, Location, Location As one of the smaller international fashion weeks, Berlin’s annual series of...
Römerberg: The Most Beautiful Square in Frankfurt

Römerberg: The Most Beautiful Square in Frankfurt

You can’t go to Frankfurt without visiting the Römerberg. This iconic square is home to a host of delights, from picturesque mediaeval buildings to historic markets. At the heart of the Altstadt – Frankfurt’s old town – you’ll find the Römerberg, one of the city’s most familiar attractions. It’s home to the Römer, which has been...
Hamburg Guide: Events and conferences in 2014

Hamburg Guide: Events and conferences in 2014

Known for centuries as the commercial centre of Northern Europe, Hamburg continues to go from strength to strength as an international business hub. Not content with being an important financial centre and home to Germany’s largest bank, the city is also the site of Europe’s second largest port, making it a key point of international...
Give Hamburg cuisine a sporting chance

Give Hamburg cuisine a sporting chance

Hamburg is often referred to as Germany’s sporting capital, and for good reason. As the second largest city in the country and the eighth largest in the European Union, Hamburg packs more than its fair share of successful sports clubs and organisations into its city limits. From football to rowing and handball to hockey, there...
The most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany

The most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany

The Christmas markets lure us outside every year even in freezing weather. Colourful lights illuminate the old town, festively decorated stalls are covered in the first layer of snow and the smell of mulled wine, spices and all kinds of goodies fills the air. This is not just a place to have a good time...
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