Welcome to Meersburg and a Wine Fest Besides

July 7 There is nothing like a good old-fashioned wine fest to get you in the mood to celebrate being in Germany. When we arrived in this colorful lakeside town there was one going on, second day, the so-called ‘Adults Day’ when most of those in attendance were behaving themselves because they had to be […]

Our Philosphy is Opposite the Big Bus Companies

July 5 Our current guests have all of the time they want to explore medieval Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany. We’re spending three nights here in a lovely old inn, right in the center of the town within just a few minutes of everything. We had a snack at a bakery today, and we witnessed […]

Exploring Miltenberg am Main, Germany

July 5 Sisters Jennifer and Christina are exploring part of Southwestern Germany on our popular ‘Castles, Country Inns and Historic Guesthouses Tour’ which includes stays in some of the most unique villages and small towns we know in this region. The two young Canadians just experienced a night in Germany’s oldest hotel, built in 1590. […]

Heidelberg’s Student Jail

July 2 When a student attending Heidelberg’s historic university (established in 1586) had one too many beers at one of the many pubs in town, and when he sang too loudly in the quiet lanes leading back to his room as a result he just might end up paying a penalty by having to spend […]

Our Castles, Country Inns and Historic Guesthouses of Germany Tour

July 2 A tour to many of our favorite places in the southwestern corner of Germany is on now with two first-time travelers to Germany. Our Canadian guests are staying two nights in a castle located high above the village of Hirschhorn, Germany on the peaceful Neckar River. The tour will include visits to Heidelberg, […]

A New Englander’s View Of German Food

May 18 By Margaret Weiler Currently on tour with European Focus founder James Derheim in the Schwaebische Alb region of Germany One of the pleasures of revisiting Germany is reconnecting with German food.  In the United States good German food is hard to find, at least where we live in New England, and it is […]

Germany’s Pick Your Own Flower Patches

May 15   You see them everywhere in Germany, these bright fields of flowers full of seasonal blooms, there for the picking and usually conveniently located along a busy road and perfect for the person who wants to liven up their homecoming with some fresh flowers. The best thing is – the price is right. […]