Category Archives: GERMANY

BEST RESTAURANTS IN BERLIN

Although born in Göttingen, Germany, in 1967, Dirk Engelhardt moved to Berlin to study at the University of Berlin and stayed. He worked as a freelance journalist, contributing food, travel, and life-style material to a variety of prestigious publications, before moving to Barcelona, in 2008. While in Spain, Dirk set up Tapas Tours Barcelona, taking […]

WORLD’S BEST BEER BARS BY BILL YENNE

Bill Yenne has been writing about beer for a quarter century and is among the world’s leading authorities on beer and brewing history. Then again, he’s an authority on many topics, having contributed to encyclopedias of both world wars as well as having authored more than three dozen non-fiction books with topics ranging from aviation to biography (Julius […]

THE BERLIN WALL

As you know, after World War II the United States, Great Britain, the Soviet Union and France divided Germany into four occupied zones.  Berlin was encased in the Soviet section, but due to the importance of the city as the capital of Germany and center of the Nazi regime, the allies also divvied up the […]

WALD & SCHLOSSHOTEL FRIEDRICHSRUHE

  The Wald & Schlosshotel (Forest & Castle Hotel) Friedrichsruhe covers all bases. This award-winning, “five-star, superior” resort hotel is at once historic and contemporary, luxurious and casual, healthful and indulging. Its top-notch facilities provide ideal venues for both business and leisure travelers, gourmets and dieters, and active guests as well as those who just […]

Dinner Jumping in Sasbachwalden

It’s been honored as “the most beautiful town in Germany, “but despite a picture-perfect setting surrounded by hills of vineyards on the sunny side of the Black Forest, and despite being loaded with picturesque timbered houses overflowing with flowers, Sasbachwalden is not just a pretty face. It is also a village dedicated to family and […]