Tag Archives: Germany

Everything you need to know: Oktoberfest 2019

What is Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest is the world’s largest folk festival, hosted each year in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. The first-ever Oktoberfest was a marriage celebration for the Bavarian crown prince Ludwig and Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen on 12 October 1810. The festival date was later moved to September to allow for better weather conditions, but the name […]

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Welcome the New Year in style: 3 Top European cities to celebrate in

New Year’s Eve is a night of untold revelry the world over, and Europe is certainly no exception. Having travelled all around the continent, we’ve come across quite a few cities that really know how to throw down when the ball drops on the 31st of December.  Even though New Year’s and Christmas celebrations are […]

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13 Glorious Reasons why a Winter Holiday to Europe is the best idea ever!

Autumn and Winter are on the horizon in the Northern Hemisphere. In most popular areas in Europe, the summer crowds will start to leave for home, and the locals will be getting ready for the winter cold. September to November brings a travel season known as ‘Shoulder Season’. It’s a combination of peak season and […]

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10 of the best destinations for a winter holiday to Europe

December in the Northern Hemisphere is a winter wonderland! It’s the season of Christmas markets, fairy lights and ice-skating rinks. Take the chance to plan your winter escape… You can go to markets in Germany, snow in Switzerland and the theatre in Austria. Europe has something for everyone. The best news of all? If you […]

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Rhine River wine tasting experience

Along the banks of the Rhine river lies a stretch of UNESCO protected land, the Rhine Gorge, that’s home to the most amazing castles, quaint German towns and of course, some of the finest vineyards in all of Europe. One of these historic towns and wine-growing centres is Boppard, a UNESCO protected World Heritage Site. It […]

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Exploring Europe’s most spectacular theatres

Europe offers a cultural holiday experience like few other places in the world, especially in winter. Cafes and Christmas markets fill up with people celebrating the festive season with traditional music and you see locals flocking to museums, art galleries and theaters with special festive programmes on offer. If you’re one of the lucky few […]

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