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Frankfurt and its famous Apple Wine (Apfelwein)

Frankfurt Apple Wine Festival The Apple Wine Festival Apple Wine is so popular and...

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Presidential Libraries of U.S. Presidents

Presidential Libraries of U.S. Presidents display important documents, gifts of foreign countries and document visually the time in office.Wichtige Dokumente, Ereignisse, Geschenke...

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Arkansas, USA State of Arkansas: The Land of Opportunity or The Natural State Top attractions

Bill Clinton Birthplace in Hope, Arkansas, USA

Bill Clinton Birthplace Home in Hope, Arkansas (photo: NPS) Bill Clinton Birthplace -- President Bill Clinton's 1st Home...

New York City Marathon

NYC Marathon The New York Marathon is one of the most popular marathons in the world and is...

Bolder Boulder 10k Race

Bolder Boulder 10k race in Boulder, Colorado, on Memorial Day each year Bolder Boulder 10k race in...

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah – for travelers

Bryce Canyon Entrance The park was named after the Mormon Pioneer Ebenezer Bryce - Bryce Canyon became a...

The history of ‘haka’ and the All Blacks rugby team of New Zealand

All Blacks performing the haka before a test match has become a ritual on the world rugby stage. Various types of...

Kapa haka – traditional Māori performances

Violent foot-stamping, lizard-like tongue protrusions and rhythmic body slapping - so heavy it induces a bright red skin glow - are just...

Queenstown – travel guide & visitor info

Queenstown, New Zealand (photo: Destination Queenstown) Queenstown, New Zealand (South Island) Known as the...

Queenstown — what to do

Aerial view Queenstown in winter from Bob's Peak (photo: Destination Queenstown) Surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on...

Fiordland National Park & Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound (photo: Travellers & Tinkers ) Southwest New Zealand is one of the great wilderness areas...

The Twelve (12) Apostles, Port Campbell National Park, Victoria, Australia

The Twelve Apostles, Port Campbell National Park, Victoria, Australia The Twelve Apostles, Port Campbell National Park, Victoria,...

ARRIVAL in Germany, USA, NZ, Australia

Arriving in Germany – Entry Requirements / Customs

European Union or not? Upon arrival in Germany the visitor has to pass the immigration control (passport control). There are two types of lines: a) for...

Travel to the USA — entry requirements and arrival (Visa, VWP, Customs)

  Travel to the United States of America This article gives you a brief summary of the process and provides weblinks to the official websites of...

Australia – arriving, visa, customs

Immigration and Customs Immigration Information on applying for a visa, including: Choosing the right visa Application requirements Your obligations while in Australia Why you must...

Arriving in New Zealand – Visas, Permits, Customs

Do I need a visa for visiting NZ? The requirement for obtaining a visa from the New Zealand consulates depends on the traveler's nationality. Travelers from...

Daylight Saving Time

Getting around by car (in Germany)

Germany has an excellent road system and getting around by car is an easy undertaking. Rules and Street Signs Germany deploys an international set of road...

Mail and Postage in Germany

The postal service in Germany is operated by: DEUTSCHE POST Official names are Deutsche Post AG and Deutsche Post DHL Group. Deutsche Post is the...

Hostels and affordable hotels in Germany

Travelling on a budget is always a challenge when it comes to affordable accommodation. Germany offers several options if you are looking for that. Hostels...

Mail and Postage in Germany

The postal service in Germany is operated by: DEUTSCHE POST Official names are Deutsche Post AG and Deutsche Post DHL Group. Deutsche Post is the...

Climate & Temperatures in New Zealand

Climate New Zealand’s climate allows a range of settings and moods. Overall, the New Zealand climate is temperate, but ranges from snowy winters in the South...

The Twelve (12) Apostles, Port Campbell National Park, Victoria, Australia

The Twelve Apostles, Port Campbell National Park, Victoria, Australia The Twelve Apostles, Port Campbell National Park, Victoria,...

Koblenz, Germany — Sightseeing Highlights

Koblenz Panorama (photo: www.frankschrader.us) Firmungstrasse, Koblenz (photo: Koblenz Touristik) Koblenz celebrated its 2000 year...

Schloss Nymphenburg Palace in Munich, Germany

Palace 'Schloss Nymphenburg' was a palace of King Ludwig and also the only palace within Munich city limits. It is one of the most relaxing...

Editor's Picks: Germany

Currency Germany's currency is the EURO. 1 Euro has 100 Euro Cents. Credit Cards Visa and Master Card are the most common credit cards in Germany. Credit cards...

Bavaria, Germany

Schloss Neuschwanstein (Castle) — Bavaria, Germany — a must-visit

In 1864 King Ludwig II – at age 18 – came to power as the new King of Bavaria. He was born on August...

Travel Tips AUSTRALIA

Electricity in Australia

230/240 volts (at 50 hertz) Australia has a standard voltage of 230/240 volts (at 50 hertz). The plug must be a flat three (if grounded)...

Australia – arriving, visa, customs

Immigration and Customs Immigration Information on applying for a visa, including: Choosing the right visa Application requirements Your obligations while in Australia Why you must...

Australia — Climate and Temperatures

Australia's climate can vary greatly from one year to the next. The schematic below, and links on the right, present the main - but...

New Zealand Tips

Climate & Temperatures in New Zealand

Climate New Zealand’s climate allows a range of settings and moods. Overall, the New Zealand climate is temperate, but ranges from snowy winters in the South...

Automobil club AA and its AAsmartfuel program — saving on gas

Saving money on gas The New Zealand automobile club AA (www.aa.co.nz) has partnered with BP and Caltex and offers the AA SmartFuel card. You do not...

Electricity in New Zealand / Travel Adapters

230/240 volts (at 50 hertz) Australia has a standard voltage of 230/240 volts (at 50 hertz). The plug must be a flat three (if grounded)...

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Presidential Libraries of U.S. Presidents

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Arkansas — visiting the Natural State

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New York City Marathon

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Bolder Boulder 10k Race

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Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah – for travelers

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Travel to the USA — entry requirements and arrival (Visa, VWP, Customs)

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