When most people think of Germany, Berlin and Munich are usually the first places that come to mind. There are, however, many smaller towns that shouldn't be missed when visiting this beautiful country. Listed here are some great alternatives when planning your trip.
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My parents are heading to Germany in May. Ever since I found out they were coming I've been searching for things to do and places we can visit. It took me months of scouring the web to make a decision on where to go.Read More
Booking your stay in Paris can be daunting. Especially when it’s your first time visiting this beautiful city. Before I booked our place I was trying to figure out which arrondissement we should be staying in and which one’s to avoid. A place that was close to the metro and the sights without the expense that goes with it.Read More
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Salzburg is a beautiful city with a long pedestrian downtown area. Classical music takes the stage here as this is the birthplace of Mozart and his house can be easily seen from the pedestrian area. Live classical music is played at the castle overlooking the city and this is also where the Sound of Music was filmed. There are many tours that run daily to take you to these famous landmarks. Even though Salzburg is rather touristy, I love visiting this city, walking around, heading up to the castle to capture panoramic views of the area below and beyond, and learning something new each time I'm here.Read More
After staying in Lake Garda for a few days, we were ready to head out for our next adventure two hours east in one of the most popular tourist places in the world; Venice. The drive along the Italian highway was nice and I was surprised that our German BMW wasn’t too big for the Italian roads. In fact, I thought the highways were wider in Italy than in Germany! When we arrived we planned to park outside of Venice since everything I had researched said that trying to drive into Venice was a pain and, up to a certain point, impossible. Once we arrived and found the parking garage I was happy to see that it was only 4 Euro per day to park there. We found a bus stop nearby and hopped on.Read More