It's June and summer is often a time when people hit the road, either literally or figuratively, and travel. Many people head to Europe to take advantage of the long days and nice weather, of which Germany is a popular destination. From the Black Forest to the Glockenspiel in Munich, from Brandenberg Gate in Berlin to the dom in Cologne, there is a ton to see and do in Germany. If you're planning a trip to Germany this summer, here is the ultimate itinerary to get the most out of your time here.Read More
We had Sunday morning before Katlyn and Chelsea needed to board their train for Vienna. Since it's a Sunday, in Germany, most things except for places like museums and gardens are closed. There are two palaces in Munich that are popular for tourists to visit: The Residenz and Schloss Nymphenburg. Both look interesting and neither Aaron nor I had been to either on before, so we were game for whichever they choose. They looked at both and decided they wanted to visit Schloss Nymphenburg.Read More
Sunday morning came early and bearing headaches after a night spent at the Hofbrauhaus. Nonetheless, we needed to move, and head home eventually. But, before we did, we went back to the Munich Altstadt for a couple of hours.
Sundays are brunch days in Germany. Everyone and their brother goes out for brunch and if you want to go, but haven't planned ahead and made a reservation, good luck. I had found a place online that looked promising - The Glockenspiel Cafe. It is on the 5th floor of a building
After we were done at the Deutsches Museum, we decided to head over to the Munich Weihnachtsmarkt in Marienplatz. Being Saturday, in Munich, two weeks before Christmas, it was packed. Like, almost shoulder to shoulder packed. But, we were there and, gosh darnit, we (ok, I, Aaron wasn't all that interested), was going to experience the Munich Weihnachtsmarkt. So, that's exactly what we did.
But, before we headed to the market, there was, surprise!, another church we wanted to visit.Read More
This past weekend we went to Munich to knock a couple of things off our our European Bucket List. One of them being the Deutsches Museum. This is a HUGE 6 story museum, built in 1925, that focuses on anything and everything technology related. From mining to planes, trains, glass, paper, space travel, robots, and LOTS more. There is SO MUCH stuff here that it is impossible to see it all. And in fact, we didn't.Read More