Potsdamer Platz in Berlin

Left a barren wasteland after WWII, Potsdamer Platz is once again the vibrant unofficial heart of Berlin. Tall skyscrapers built with cutting edge designs and sponsored in part by Sony Corporation, the area is full of light and color and activity until late in the evening. A huge train and underground station takes up acres […]

Postcard from Lucerne

The beautiful and historic Chapel Bridge was constructed in the 14th century as part of the battlements around the medieval town of Lucerne. It stood for more than 600 years until a carelessly discarded cigarette burned more than 90% of the bridge in 1993. It was rapidly rebuilt. Visit Lucerne on a custom-designed, private tour […]

Postcard from Berchtesgaden

The pretty church of Maria Gern with the misty Watzmann in the background. Visit Germany this October – we have an opening for a tour of any length in the period of October 12 to 30.

Escape the heat, come to Germany in August

I’ve been living and working in Germany since 1989 and there is one trend that cannot be denied – summer ends the first week of August. Maybe not by the calendar, but by the thermometer. While it can be hot in June and July and even April sometimes (while May is nearly always very mild) […]

Musicians entertain in Bonn

Two young musicians entertain their fan club in the marketplace of Bonn, Germany. The former capital of Germany is a sleepy little place now, nestled against the bank of the Rhein. On a Sunday afternoon, you hardly even feel as if you’re in a major city, much less a former capital of this great nation.

Travel and Experience Germany in October

Bacharach on the Rhein River is one of the stops on this wonderful autumn tour October is a fine time of the year to experience Germany small group tours. The kids are all back in school meaning the roads are not as congested with holiday travelers. The air is crisp and clear, the nights are […]

Want to Travel in 2011? Reserve Now Please

Prime dates are going faster than usual for 2011 mainly due to pent-up demand from 2008 and 2009 when people choose to stay at home. If you have dreams of seeing Europe in style, start the process now in order to travel when you want to go.

Yesterday in Germany

We’re sightseeing – even in a constant rain with chilly temps – in the Land of Ludwig, that’s “Mad” King Ludwig of Bavaria, who built three fantasy castles in the late 19th century which now attract millions of tourists per year. The government ministers got rid of Ludwig because he was spending the treasury dry. […]