Hamburg tram
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Miniature Tram Network in Hamburg is a Treat for Rail Enthusiasts

Hamburg maybe home to Miniatur Wunderland, the world’s largest model railway exhibition, but there is another attraction in the city that can proudly claim to be truly “mini”. If you didn’t know it was there, it would be easy to drive straight past the sleepy little German house nestled in …

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Outdoor School Lessons – Learning in Nature’s Classroom

A growing number of Germans are sending their children to schools where they spend their days outside, learning in Nature’s classroom. A group of primary school children from the town of Niederahr in western Germany are marching two-by-two through a forest, singing happily as they go. Every Wednesday, these children …

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Blooming Wonderful – Berlin’s Spring Festivals

As the sun’s rays begin to signal that spring is just around the corner, it’s time to head outside and enjoy all that Berlin’s spring festivals have to offer. Berliner Frühlingsfest The Berlin festival season kicked off this year on March 24th with the 47th Berliner Frühlingsfest (Berlin Spring Festival) at the …

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Living

German Beach Surfs Up The Ultimate Surprise

Kids Rush To German Beach As Thousands Of Kinder Surprise Toy Eggs Wash Up On The Shore. German children got the Kinder Surprise of a lifetime as literally thousands of small toy eggs washed up on the coast of Langeoog, an island on Germany’s northern coast. Deutsche Welle reported that Langeoog, which …

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Could This German Toy Shop Be World’s Oldest?

Germany’s oldest toy shop, Carl Loebner in Torgau, is targeting another title. Owner Jörg Loebner (62) has applied to the “Guinness Book of Records” for recognition as the oldest toy shop in the world. The Carl Loebner toy shop in Torgau, Germany, has been owned by the same family since …

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Bürgerpark Bremen
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Bremen Bürgerpark – One of Germany’s Most Beautiful City Parks

Covering an area of 202 hectares, the Bremen Bürgerpark is one of Germany’s best-maintained city parks, popular with both tourists and locals. Located a short walk from Bremen’s Hauptbahnhof (train station), the Bremen Bürgerpark is one of the city’s real treasures, with plenty of activities and attractions for all ages. …

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