Berlin's spring festivals
Places

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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Locomore Berlin train station
Living

Locomore: Get the Inside Track on Germany’s New Train

What’s green and orange, and sells fair-trade coffee? If you are planning to travel by train in Germany this year the answer could be waiting at a station near you. A new German rail company, Locomore, is providing an eco-friendly and consumer-driven alternative to the country’s main train provider Deutsche …

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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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German toy shop
Living

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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Hamburg Airport drinking water
Living

Free Drinking Water for Hamburg Airport Passengers

Hamburg Airport, in cooperation with Hamburg Wasser,  is now providing free drinking water for passengers. It’s a regular air-traveller annoyance – passengers can only take a maximum of 100 millilitres of liquid through security with them, but once they get through the security checks, a glass of water at a shop …

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Bürgerpark Bremen
Places

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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