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  • Travel Tuesday: The Pig Museum

    Are your kids tired of spending hours in “boring” museums? Take them to the Pig Museum in Stuttgart, Germany! This museum features 25 themed rooms with more than 50,000 different…

  • Travel Tuesday: Cochem

    High up in the picturesque Moselle Valley is the town of Cochem. With an elevation of 272 ft and a population of 5,000, this historic town is truly a magical…

  • 10 awesome drone videos of Germany

    German lands are filled with majestic castles, historic villages, snow-capped mountains, beautiful lakes and deep forests. Drone footage has the potential to showcase this beauty. Here are 10 awesome videos…

  • Travel Tuesday: Oldenburg

    If you’re looking for a modern Northern German travel destination with historic buildings and delightful traditions, Oldenburg is the place for you! Oldenburg is located in the State of Lower…

  • Travel Tuesday: Flower Island

    On the south shore of Lake Überlinger near Konstanz is a place commonly known as “Flower Island”. As the name implies, the 45 hectar island of Mainau is covered in…

  • View from the Canoe – Wasserwandern in Germany

    Wasserwandern is the German term for touring by water, traveling by canoe or a kayak along the designated waterways of multiple connected lakes or rivers. Rest areas, campgrounds and even…

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  • Travel Tuesday: Pfaueninsel (“Peacock Island”)

    Near southwest Berlin in the River Havel is a strange little island known as the Pfaueninsel (“Peacock Island”). As the name implies, this island is in fact home to a…

  • Sven Marx Cycles Around the World

    For the many of us here who bike to work, even a half hour ride can wind us enough to consider purchasing an E-bike. So when we found out we’d…

  • Travel Tuesday: Berlin’s AquaDom

    The largest cylindrical fish tank in the world is located nowhere near the ocean. This giant aquarium can actually be found in a hotel lobby in Berlin – and it’s…