Germany

Castles, spätzle, fairytales… Germany has it all just waiting for you to discover!

Germany

  • How to Plan Long-term Travel in Europe - I got a question from a fellow female traveler recently about how to manage traveling in Europe for four months. Or should she spend two months in Europe and two months in Southeast Asia? Well, those are excellent questions, and I have some strong opinions about that!
  • Lufthansa 747 Business Class: IAD-FRA - Why is a 747's Business Class so cool? Because it has an upper deck! So we chose seats up there and had tons of fun on our first leg from D.C. to Frankfurt. Here's what it was like!
  • Ruined: Beauty in the Broken Places - Do you like ruins? They are major draws for tourists around the world, but they're not for everyone. They serve as a warning against whatever was their downfall, they make epic backdrops, they are a window into the past. There is beauty in the broken, but sometimes it takes hundreds of years to find it. There's a lesson in there for all of us, but I'll leave that to you.
  • What Women Pack for Winter in Europe - It's the dream! Winter in Europe is full of snowy mountain villages, Christmas markets, world-class ski and winter sports resorts, and in some countries... reindeer!
  • What to Know Before You Visit German Christmas Markets - This post is all about European Christmas Markets. I recently went to beautiful Heidelberg, Germany, to visit the Christmas Markets there, and I picked up a few tips along the way. Before you jet off on your own European Christmas Market adventure, check this list of things to know before you go!

Heidelberg

  • 10 Reasons to Visit Heidelberg - It's Faraway Friday! This week it's all about Heidelberg. Where should you go for fun, history, beauty, adorable scenery, and more? Heidelberg! Here are my top 10 reasons why.
  • What to Eat in Heidelberg - It's everyone's favorite: What I Ate Wednesday! This week we're specializing in pretzels and bratwurst from Heidelberg, Germany! Get ready to get hungry, my friends.
  • What to Know Before You Visit Heidelberg - It's Travel Tip Tuesday! This week I'm getting you in the know about what to expect before you visit Heidelberg, Germany. Or just Germany; a lot of this can transfer! Let's get to it.
  • How to Get to Heidelberg, Germany - I'm letting you in on a little secret that I hope empowers you: we all make mistakes when we travel! I'm telling you, this was not my first travel rodeo, but I totally botched my train tickets to and from Heidelberg! I wasted time and money, and today I'm telling you all about it so YOU can do it right the first time! Here's your step-by-step guide. You got this.
  • Guide to Heidelberg’s Christmas Markets - It's Faraway Friday! This week's featured far-off place is not just far from where I live, it's also like a trip far back into the past! Would I call it magical? Absolutely! This is your guide to the Heidelberg Christmas Markets!
  • 3 Days in Heidelberg - This Throwback Thursday is all about my recent amazing solo trip to Heidelberg, Germany! This quaint village nestled in the hill country is everything you could possibly want in an old-world European getaway. If you need an itinerary suggestion, here is my recommendation!
  • What to Eat: Heidelberg’s Christmas Market - This one's pretty special--it's all about Christmas foods! I recently was in Heidelberg to enjoy the Christmas Markets and explore this cute, historic town, and to get a little more material for my Germany page! Here's the scoop on what I ate at the Heidelberg Christmas Market!
  • Solo Travel: Heidelberg, Germany - If Heidelberg, Germany, is on your list (and it should be!), here is your guide to what to do and how to make the most of your time going solo!
  • What I Wore for Winter in Germany - I'm currently in Heidelberg, Germany! It's on the chilly side (it's December, after all), so that makes for a challenge when packing.
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