Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt for Art Lovers

The city nicknamed “Mainhattan” might be best known as a financial metropolis, but Frankfurt is fast shifting attention to its modern architecture, burgeoning fashion and design industry, and thriving cultural scene. The city is home to Germany’s largest English-language theater and some of the country’s tallest skyscrapers, and there’s plenty in Frankfurt to interest art lovers, with a cluster of prestigious art museums, new galleries springing up all around the city and a roster of unique annual festivals and events.

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May 13, 2015 by
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Nazi Party Rally Grounds, Nuremberg

WWII Sites of Nuremberg

An important center of the Nazi party during WWII and notoriously the location of the post-war Nuremberg trials, Nuremberg is home to some of Germany’s most significant World War II sites. Whether you’re intrigued to learn more about the city’s dark past or want to pay your respects to those who lost their lives during the war, visiting the WWII sites of Nuremberg in an integral part of any itinerary.

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April 29, 2015 by
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How to Spend One Day in Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf, Germany

Known for its slick modernist architecture, glamorous shopping district and vibrant nightlife, Dusseldorf might be the ultimate city break destination and however long you stay, you’ll probably regret not having more time. With just one day in Dusseldorf it’s still possible to take in the highlights, but make sure to stick around in the evening hours to see the city at its most atmospheric.

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April 15, 2015 by
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Free Things to Do in Hamburg

Hamburg, Germany

With its renowned nightlife and sprawling shopping district, you’d be forgiven for crossing Hamburg off your itinerary if you’re on a tight budget, but Germany’s second-largest city is surprisingly affordable. In fact, there are plenty of free things to do in Hamburg and it’s quite possible to enjoy a day in the city without spending a euro.

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April 1, 2015 by
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Nuremberg’s Old Town

Nuremberg's Old Town

With its sloping cobblestone lanes, timber-framed houses and striking sandstone towers, Nuremberg’s Old Town is postcard Bavaria at its best, and the beautifully preserved medieval center remains the heart of the modern city. The best way to explore the Old Town is on foot, starting in the picturesque Castle Quarter, where the star attraction is the imposing Nuremberg Castle, dating back to the 13th and 14th centuries and once one of the region’s most important imperial castles.

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March 18, 2015 by
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Frankfurt’s Museum Embankment

Frankfurt's Museum Embankment

Home to an impressive collection of museums, art galleries and cultural institutions, it’s little surprise that Frankfurt’s Museum Embankment (Museumsufer) is among the city’s top attractions and you could spend weeks exploring all that it has to offer. More than a dozen museums line the Main River in Frankfurt’s historic Sachsenhausen district, housed in a series of elegant 18th century villas, linked by a scenic promenade and fronted by pretty waterfront gardens.

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January 21, 2015 by
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