by Bret Helenius and Aaron T. Grogg
There is no question that winter has arrived in Germany!With that never-ending gray sky, the chilly temps, and the wet rain or snow on the ground, it is easy to just close the front door, kick off those boots, and climb onto the couch with a blanket and the remote control…But with winter also comes so many fantastic travel options in and around Germany!Singles, couples or families: winter is a time to travel!You will find lower prices, smaller crowds, and completely unique experiences all around you. So here are two lists of places-to-go and things-to-do, compiled by AdvantiPro staffers, that are sure to help you shake off your winter blues!
About the authors:
Bret Helenius,part-owner and Chief Executive Officer at AdvantiPro, offers a couple snowy and a couple not-so-snowy travel options. While Barcelona and Rome may not exactly be warm, they will certainly be warmer than here!And while Munich and Innsbruck may even be colder than here, both are absolutely gorgeous in the snow!Living in Europe for nearly ten years, Bret moved here to play baseball, before combining his experience running his own travel business and working in marketing to help lead the team at AdvantiPro. In his off time, Bret loves to travel, hikes, bikes, and tries to find deep powder in remote areas for his favorite winter sport: skiing.
Aaron Grogg, part-owner and Chief Technology Officer at AdvantiPro, offers a few standard, and a couple not-so-standard, travel options. From pretty-easy-to-get-to Amsterdam, Paris and Prague, to slightly-harder-to-get-to Iceland, and then how-do-you-even-get-there Kakslauttanen, Finland, there are travel options for all kinds of people!Having moved to Germany more than six years ago, Aaron worked at a German technology company for several years before putting his management and technology experience together at AdvantiPro. Aaron spends his free time traveling, hiking, biking and trying to learn German.