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Düsseldorf, Germany — the “Kö”, Schadowstrasse and the shopping experience

↦back to Düsseldorf -- must-see attractions for visitors Königsallee -- locals call it simply the "Kö" Düsseldorf is one of the most elegant shopping metropolises worldwide,...

Düsseldorf, Germany — Gehry Buildings, Medienhafen

↦back to Düsseldorf -- must-see attractions for visitors The masterpiece in the harbour - Neuer Zollhof - Gehry buildings shape the image of the new...

Düsseldorf, Germany — must-see attractions

↦back to Düsseldorf -- introduction and overview, weather, location Altstadt (Old Town) The heart of the city pulsates in its Altstadt, the old town, where bustle...

Düsseldorf before Christmas: Christmas markets, ice skating and romantic boat tours

Every year in the month before Christmas, Düsseldorf has a very special fragrance. The scent of Glühwein (mulled red wine), cinnamon cakes, gingerbread and...

Hamburg Christmas Market

Christmas markets – a feast for the senses – in Hamburg and the metropolitan region

Nuremberg Roast Sausages / Three in a Roll – Drei im Weggla

Three in a Roll – Drei im Weggla Whether on a pewter plate with sauerkraut, or with potato salad, or as “three in a roll”...

German Christmas season with Christmas Markets

The Chrismas holiday season in Germany has deep roots and many traditions - every year the magic of German Christmas Markets enchants millions of...

Frankfurt Christmas Market

Frankfurt Christmas Market - serves up original Christmas Specialties Location: Römerberg, Paulsplatz und Mainkai (Main quay) Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00 (am) – 21:00 (9pm),...

Nuremberg Christmas Market (Nürnberger Christkindlmarkt)

Nuremberg’s famous Christmas market, considered by many to be the world's most beautiful Christmas market. Younger visitors will enjoy the Kinderweihnacht (Children's Christmas Market) where...

German Lebkuchen (gingerbread)

Lebkuchen ist a traditional cookie most likely invented in its today form in Germany. During Christmas time but also available during the year Lebkuchen exists...

Munich’s Christmas Markets

Munich's Christmas Markets are called in German either "Weihnachtsmarkt" or "Christkindl Markt" Munich has several Christmas markets -- most notable are the downtown Marienplatz Christkindl...

Christmas Markets in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Region

Holiday Magic in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Region. (back to: Christmas Markets in Germany) Every year the magic of German Christmas Markets enchants millions of visitors. Hand-made craftworks...

Munich, Germany — Travel

Overview: Munich, Germany The City of Munich is located close to the Bavarian Alps in the centre of Europe. Munich offers plenty of accommodation types, among...

German History in a nutshell

After World War II After losing World War II and the end of the Hitler Regime the country was divided into four zones of occupation...

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Travel Tips USA

America the Beautiful is the name of the U.S. Annual National Park Pass for all parks

Annual National Park Pass (includes Federal Recreational Lands) If you're visiting ca. 3-4 National Parks or several Federal Recreation Areas per year the Annual Park...

Electricity in the USA / Travel adapters

USA: 110/120 Volt AC, 60 Hz Line voltage in the USA is 110/120...

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...

United States — Security Screening at the Airport, 3-1-1 Carry-on luggage rules, guidelines

When you arrive at a screening security station at a U.S. airport you need to have following rules and guidelines in mind...

Camping in the USA — Tips for your vacation

Camping and RV'ing are the best ways to discover the beauty of the country, to meet like-minded...