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A little-known world of lakes and waterways lies pillowed in rolling agricultural land north of Berlin. A bit of adventure, a bit of history, and a lot of nature.
Much loved by locals and visitors alike, Leipzig is one of Germany’s best kept urban secrets
The backdrop to recent Hollywood blockbusters, the obscure east German town of Gorlitz is stepping back into the limelight, and deservedly so.
Germans love their cafés and you should try them as well. We have some recommendations from Berlin and Leipzig.
How Berlin’s Ampelmann was first ostracised, then Ossi-fied. Now he’s the city’s very own (slightly tubby) superhero.
Cool, quirky and something for every budget – hotels in Berlin
‘Allotment’ is too trivial a word: Germany’s Schrebergärten are a social, cultural phenomenon. And for some, these suburban garden kingdoms are gnome sweet gnome
Banana-flavoured hand-cream, anyone? Blue Strangler? Erich’s Revenge? The brands of the former DDR are back in the shops, and one or two are doing surprisingly well.
Germany’s sumptuous Christmas cake is a refined version of a 500 year old recipe that had to have the approval of the Pope.
What do Australia, Texas and a unique, watery region of eastern Germany, just south of Berlin, have in common? Populations of Sorbs.