Category: Germany

  • Traveling to Berlin with a dog

    Traveling to Berlin with a dog

    Getting a pet is a lot like having kids. The responsibility can bog you down and restrict your freedom to travel spontaneously or travel at all. The alternative is to travel with your dog. Europe is a great place to travel with pets because dogs are an important part of the culture and lifestyle in…

  • Travel rewind: My first time traveling abroad

    Travel rewind: My first time traveling abroad

    Everyone’s gotta start somewhere. Before I became an internet authority on travel, I got my traveling start on a two-week trip around Europe. I had just graduated from grad school and in lieu of attending my own graduation, my best friend Lauren and I valiantly set off on a European adventure. Looking back on it…

  • Bohemian Switzerland day trip: A practical guide

    Bohemian Switzerland day trip: A practical guide

    When I was trying to find information about how to structure a Bohemian Switzerland day trip in the Czech Republic, I came up empty. Almost everything available online is extremely limited in scope and logistical detail. There’s a lot of empty recommendations about the beautiful one-way boat rides on the gorges of the park without…

  • Dresden itinerary for a day trip (or two-day trip)

    Dresden itinerary for a day trip (or two-day trip)

    Germany is so big and has so many wonderful cities to visit that sometimes really fantastic ones like Dresden are overlooked in favor of Hamburg, Berlin, and Munich. Dresden is the capital of the state of Saxony, largely rebuilt after World War II. But what has risen from the ashes is some of the most…

  • The foods I miss most from my travels

    The foods I miss most from my travels

    Even the foodiest cities in the world like New York and San Francisco can’t recreate the things you try in passing when you travel. I have a growing list of things I crave from the places I’ve visited. They’re cravings that I know I’ll never satisfy until I return. This is my ode to those…

  • The best churches in the world

    The best churches in the world

    Though I have a general disdain for organized religion and I barely even believe in God, I have a deep affinity for churches. They always have the most ornate, beautiful architecture. They always create an amazing outline in a city’s skyline. They’re calm, quiet, and they have a distinct comforting scent. And even if you’re…