August 23 Dolores Petit always wanted to visit her ancestral country of Germany but her husband would not allow it. A member of the French Resistance as a young teen, he harbored hard feelings against not just some Germans but the entire country. When they traveled, they went to see his relatives in France. So, […]
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Welcome to Germany, Carl and Barbara
August 5 Carl and his wife Barbara started planning their trip to Germany with European Focus back in late August of 2013. Now, just shy of a year later, they have landed and are ready to begin their eight-day adventure to see some of Carl’s ancestral towns and villages in Germany. Here they are, fresh […]
Fall Colors on the Rhein and Mosel Rivers of Germany
October 25 We enjoyed spectacular weather and brilliant colors recently while touring the Rhein and Mosel River Valley areas of Germany. Here are some memories.
A Toast to Each Other Above Bacharach on the Rhein
October 22 Jim and Denise toast each other with a chilled glass of wine above the medieval village of Bacharach on the Rhein at the end of their 19-day adventure in Germany, Austria, Alsace and the Czech Republic.
Hotel Alt Koelnischer Hof in Bacharach Wonderful Place to Stay in Rhein Valley of Germany
European Focus likes to end our Germany trips in the medieval hamlet of Bacharach. Jenean Derheim says, “If Pinocchio had been German, then Bacharach would be his hometown.” This charming village is full of half-timbered houses, a grand church and quaint corners just waiting for the photographer. The best and in our opinion only place […]