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6 incredible Munich castles you don’t want to miss

Thanks in large part to the rampant building sprees of King Ludwig II, the area around Munich features many stunning palaces and castles. From expansive gardens to architecture so iconic it has inspired Disney castles, you'll find plenty of historic options to explore within a…
Kyle Coleman
July 12, 2017

6 unique museums to visit in Munich

Just 90 minutes from the Alps, Munich is the largest city in southern Germany. Just a short distance from Austria and Switzerland, this is a prime destination for backpackers who want to explore Europe. Though museums like the Deutsches Museum and Pinakothek der Moderne are…
Kyle Coleman
January 20, 2016

Düsseldorf shopping: From avant-garde to high-end fashion

With its wealth of quirky stores and exclusive boutiques, Düsseldorf attracts shoppers from all over Western Germany and beyond. Whether you’re looking for designer-label fashion, antiques or a flea market bargain, here are some of the best places to go browsing. The “Kö” If you’re…
Kyle Coleman
January 11, 2016

Frankfurt apple wine: Where to enjoy a local speciality

It’s not all about the wurst (sausage) and beer in Germany. Each region has its own character, dialect and of course, special dishes. Here’s one facet of Frankfurt’s cuisine you won’t want to miss (and hardly could). What is apple wine? Much like the French…
Kyle Coleman
December 28, 2015

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