Cheap Place to Stay in Berlin

Finding a reasonable place to sleep in the heart of Berlin can be a challenge. Luckily, my friends Georg and Martina are developing vacation apartments in a former spice warehouse and apartment building in Kreuzberg, an exciting and multi-cultural district of Berlin which once butted right up against the former Berlin Wall. I was fortunate […]

The View Is Fantastic

We enjoyed dinner on August 26th at the delightful Hotel Ruebezahl at the foot of the mountains where two of King Ludwig’s castles, Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau, are located. It was a balmy evening, the calm and warm before the storm, as it has rained most of today (Friday the 27th) Here are some shots from […]

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 […]

Undiscovered Germany Tour – Now Available for August

Explore Germany’s little-known areas, hamlets and country lanes on this exclusive, slow-paced tour for the Dog Days of Summer. Now available for last-minute booking for August only. Castles, Country Inns and Historic Guesthouses of Germany Micro-Group Tour No more than five persons Day 1: Arrival at Frankfurt Intl. Airport. We drive an hour to the […]

European Focus Private Tours – Benefit Number 237

Stopping for lunch is not just a quick “grab and go,” like on the big bus tours. We plan our lunch stops carefully to take advantage of beautiful scenery, great food and a memory to last a lifetime. James took his guests to one of his favorite cafes high above the village of Beilstein, on […]

Return to Hoechst im Odenwald – 59 years later

One of the many highlights of this current journey with Bob and Betty Whittemore was our visit to the small town of Hoechst im Odenwald on Sunday, October 4. Bob spent four weeks in Hoechst in August, 1950 as a young volunteer with the World Council of Churches. Back then, he was 22 years old […]