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I always enjoying visiting new-to-me UNESCO World Heritage sites and while in Nova Scotia I had my pick of several. The highlight though was undoubtedly the colorful town of Lunenburg, the entire 48-block downtown designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
I probably have spent more time traveling around Germany than any other international destination and yet I’ve almost never had to retrace my steps. The width and breadth of experiences to enjoy in the country astounds me, which is why I was so happy to return a few months ago and to retrace the life and times of Martin Luther.
My first time living in Berlin was in the summer of 2007 when I flew over from Ireland to spend the summer to improve my German.
My plan was to find a summer job in Berlin, which I failed at entirely.
Two of TripGourmets dearest friends (who also happen to be childhood sweethearts) recently married in the Westerwald region of Germany. We decided to tag a few days onto the trip, and visit the city of Cologne on the way there. During our visit, we took another few thousand pictures so thought we would create a Cologne gallery of photos to share with our readers!
A mecca of artists, bohemians and Europe’s creative class, Berlin is an old, historic city made new again thanks to a torn-down wall, a reunified country, and an influx of young, trendsetting individuals from around the world. Whether for world-class nightlife, new tech start-ups, unique fashion, cutting-edge art, or international food, visitors often fall in love with Berlin’s special vibe, staying longer than expected and returning frequently.
Hamburg is one of Europe’s great cities that for some reason still stays off the radar of many tourists, and I’m not sure why. It’s easy to reach, it’s fun to explore and is completely unlike most other cities in Germany. I recently returned from my third visit to the city and each time I’ve learned to appreciate it even more. To help guide your own visit to Hamburg, today I want to share some of my personal favorite experiences in the city, from the conventional to the slightly unusual...
As soon as I got off the train in Wittenberg, I knew things there would be different. Immediately in front of me was a massive, multi-story replica of the Bible…
People are usually fairly curious about my job, which I can understand. It’s unusual and many people would call it a dream job. Along with that natural curiosity comes a lot of questions, mostly the same ones and at the top of the list is always “What is your favorite place?” ..