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Camping out at a Welsh archaeology dig

Camping out at a Welsh archaeology dig

One warm summer day I found myself in Wales sitting in the dirt by a stone ruin, listening to the sounds of sheep baying and trowels scraping the dry ground. Hunched over a piece of crumbly deteriorated glass, I carefully brushed away the hard compacted soil surrounding it. This piece […]

September 16, 2022 ×

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Wurstmarkt Bad Dürkheim – the world’s biggest wine festival

Wurstmarkt Bad Dürkheim – the world’s biggest wine festival

The Wurstmarkt (Sausage market) in the spa town of Bad Dürk-heim is the world’s biggest wine festival with over 600,000 visitors each year and it takes place on the second and third weekend of September. This year’s dates are Sept. 9-13 and 16-19. Pfälzer Party of the Year The Wurstmarkt, […]

September 9, 2022 ×

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Oktoberfest 2022 in Munich: A traveler’s guide

Oktoberfest 2022 in Munich: A traveler’s guide

The 2022 Oktoberfest in Munich runs Sept. 17 through Oct. 3. without any Corona restrictions according to the official website. With over six million guests a year, the Oktoberfest celebrates Bavarian tradition with delicious food, Munich beer and countless rides and attractions. The Oktoberfest, also called “Wiesn,” takes place every […]

September 2, 2022 ×

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Five cities to visit in Germany

Five cities to visit in Germany

Germany is a country rich with diverse attractions, culture and history. This nation boasts unique attractions, ranging from astonishing rivers to magnificent historical buildings. Here are five of the most amazing towns that you should try to visit during your tour. 1. Berlin You will love the attractions found here in the capital […]

August 26, 2022 ×

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Visit Luxembourg — small yet beautiful

Visit Luxembourg — small yet beautiful

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a landlocked country bordered by Belgium, Germany and France. It’s one of the smallest sovereign nations in Europe, but this tiny but very beautiful country will surprise you with its varied scenery. It offers low mountain ranges set in nature reserves in the Ardennes, […]

August 19, 2022 ×

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Rotterdam: One of Europe’s brilliant cities

Rotterdam: One of Europe’s brilliant cities

A city of art and architecture, Rotterdam is the Netherlands’ second city. And it’s brilliant. Restaurants, bars, and cafes can be found along pedestrian plazas and in unique pockets of the city. Rotterdam offers great public transport, friendly locals, and easy walks. These elements make it easy to relax and […]

August 12, 2022 ×

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Discover Triberg in the heart of Black Forest

Discover Triberg in the heart of Black Forest

Triberg is located in the middle of the Black Forest. The town of approximately five thousand people has one of the tallest series of waterfalls in the Gutach River, the Triberg Waterfalls, which have relatively easy public access. Triberg is also known for its beautiful countryside as well as cuckoo […]

July 29, 2022 ×

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Tuscany, a world-class destination

Tuscany, a world-class destination

Towards the west coast of Italy is Tuscany, one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. This enchanting area is a magnet for its unique attractions including beautiful landscapes, magnificent beaches, world-famous art, exquisite cuisine and excellent wines. History Tuscany has always been an important region with its pre-Etruscan history, […]

July 22, 2022 ×

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Ride the Hurtigruten for best coastal scenery in Norway

Ride the Hurtigruten for best coastal scenery in Norway

“Wait, how many steps is it to the top?” my daughter asks. “The boat captain said it’s 418,” I reply. “What’s up there?” “I’m not sure. Let’s go see.” And we did. It took less time than expected to climb the stairway in Ålesund, Norway. We were in the city […]

July 15, 2022 ×

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Very cool caves, Little Lichtenstein

Very cool caves, Little Lichtenstein

When the weather in Germany gets too warm, you may need a cooler place to visit. Near Reutlingen and Stuttgart in the lovely region of Sonnenbühl you can find some very cool caves and a cliff-hanger castle. The rolling hills and green valleys are a few of the landscape beauties […]

July 8, 2022 ×