Tag Archives: Germany

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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Festivals of Europe: the Boppard Wine Festival

The Rhine Valley is known for its wines, and there’s no better time to visit than during the Boppard Wine Festival, taking this plave from 3-5 October 2014! With its unique climate and traditional methods of production, the Rhine Valley region is well known amongst wine lovers for its unique style of wines. The last 10 […]

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Ice-Wine and River Cruising in Germany’s Rhine Valley

Sticking with the ‘cruise’ theme, here’s a throwback to a visit to Boppard, Germany a few weeks ago on the Europe Jewel tour. Taking a Rhine River Cruise is one of the best ways to see the region! The Rhine River meanders through some of Germany’s most dramatic landscapes, and boarding a river cruise allows […]

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Four of our favourite coffee shops

When exploring a new city out on tour, there may come a time when you’ll need a caffeine injection. And as every coffee-lover knows, there’s nothing worse than a bad cup. Here’s a list of great spots where you’ll find respite from the hustle and bustle; places where they don’t just appreciate how important good […]

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Video of the Week: Munich in Motion

Munich is a city of folklore and tradition, incredible museums and culture. But it’s also a place of sleek motorcars, designer boutiques and high-powered industry. From the beerhalls to the autobahns, this is a city with charm! Watch this brilliant video of Munich to see what we mean. MUNICH IN MOTION from Greg Kiss on […]

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