The Island Paradise of Madeira – Part I

Swimming, boating, and eating. The essentials of visiting a beautiful, tropical island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. … More The Island Paradise of Madeira – Part I

Decadent Weihnachtsmärkte: Exploring German Christmas Markets

Christmas traditions in Germany go way back, but the focus throughout December are the widely visited Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market). … More Decadent Weihnachtsmärkte: Exploring German Christmas Markets

Dreamy Dresden

I’ve been saying it for months now, with Dresden being a short and inexpensive bahn ride away, I need a day trip to the capital of Sachsen. It finally happened. I visited Dresden. It is as beautiful as people say it is, there has been so much construction work done since the German reunification in … More Dreamy Dresden

Würzburg and Wine

Würzburg and the surrounding area in Franconia How beautiful with wine hills all around. I must say, traveling in Spring has its positives (aside from there only being early budding and blooms), there are not the giant massive crowds. Würzburg is located in Franconia (Franken), the northern region of Bavaria (Bayern), it’s a smaller city … More Würzburg and Wine