Theme Park Phantasialand is located just off the Dutch border – not far from Köln in Germany. We stayed in their brand new hotel Charles Lindenbergh, part of Rookburgh – that opened just 3 weeks before the pandemic happened. Now in full swing without any...

Yes, Switzerland isn't cheap. In fact, it has been voted the most expensive country in the world. For a glass of wine you easily pay a generous nine euros and an overnight stay is also not ticked off for an amount with less than two...

Grächen is THE perfect Swiss destination for families and not without reason. But also couples and hiking enthusiasts can't get enough of this cute town. Grächen, located in a valley in Southern Switzerland, isn't your typical town in Switzerland though. With 299,5 sunny days per year,...

It's no secret that we've often marked Switzerland as one of our favourite destinations in Europe. This time we returned with 2 kids including a newborn baby! How did we manage and is Switzerland suitable for kids? We tested five of the best Family Friendly destinations...

Switzerland is simply one of the most beautiful places in the world! We never received so many direct messages on social media as we did on Elke's last trip to the Swiss Bern region. So here it is, the Switzerland Guide 2022 with all those...

The black forest is a huge forest located in the South of Germany, which is well known by many outdoor fanatics. I've been coming here for years, because my sister lives in the area. After all these years, it was about time that I wrote...

Did you know that Germany has beaches? In fact, they have more than 10 islands located on the North shore that you probably haven't heard of. We took the boat to one of the larger islands; Norderney. Norderney is quite a popular island amongst Germans that...

Sandwiched between Dortmund and Essen you find Bochum. A bit smaller than Dortmund, not famous because of something specific, but it has a laidback, vibrant vibe. Compared to Dortmund, Bochum is the greener little bro. It has a fresher look and feel due to the...

One of the positive things that COVID has brought us is the switch from traveling to the far away tropics to planning trips nearby our own habitat. But if ‘Costa Balconia’, ‘Gardenesia’ or ‘Bad Meingarten’ bores you a little,  there are plenty of destinations just...

Berlin, Hamburg or München. All cities that you have heard of. But today we want to introduce you a lesser known German city that deserves a mention; Konstanz. Located next to Lake Constance (Bodensee) and near the border of Switzerland, Konstanz is a great option if...