Tips for the Christmas season

Gifts for Travelers - What are the Best Travel Gifts for Gourmets?

What are the best travel gifts for travelers? We ask ourselves the same question every year in the weeks before Christmas. Most of our friends love to travel as much as we do. So it goes without saying that travel gifts are the first thing we think of when it comes to Christmas gifts.

Discover old Erzgebirge folk art

Erzgebirge folk art is famous. The manufacture of candle arches, pyramids, smokers, nutcrackers and other wooden figures has a long tradition in the Ore Mountains. As early as the 16th century, miners used their free time to work the wood in the region. Many still do this today.

The Christmas market at the Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin

The Christmas market at Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin is located on the square, which is surrounded by two church buildings - the German Cathedral on one side of the square and the French Friedrichstadtkirche on the other. A Christmas tree completes the picture.

Christmas market in Heidelberg 2022

At the Heidelberg Christmas market you can stroll past the wooden huts to the smell of mulled wine, Christmas cookies and almonds. There are handicrafts, Christmas decorations, Christmas tree decorations and maybe one or the other Christmas present for the family.

Macarons recipes for connoisseurs

Macarons come from France. In France, the meringue made from almond flour has been known since the Middle Ages. It is made from egg white, powdered sugar, very finely ground almonds and food coloring.

Aachen specialties and culinary tips

For pleasure travelers there are some specialties to discover in Aachen. These include the Aachen Printen. But there is more to eat in Aachen. For example, have you heard of Dresse Nougat? A different kind of sausage stand is also worth a visit.

Celebrate New Year's Eve with Aischgründer Carp

Why not celebrate New Year's Eve with Aischgründer carp? We visited the carp museum in Neustadt an der Aisch. In an old building on the city wall, the visitor learns everything there is to know about the Aischgründer carp. The carp is part of a traditional New Year's menu. Here you will find recipes on how to prepare carp yourself.

Christmas market in Hellbrunn Palace

The most beautiful Salzburg Christmas market for us is the Christmas market in Hellbrunn Palace. In the time before Christmas, a whole forest decorated with thick red Christmas tree balls stands in the courtyard of Hellbrunn Palace in Salzburg.

How the lyrics Silent Night cast a spell on the world

The lyrics of the song Silent Night Holy Night from Oberndorf The lyrics of the song Stille Nacht are not only known in German-speaking countries. In the meantime he has conquered the whole world. There is hardly a country where "Silent Night, Holy Night" doesn't blare out of the loudspeakers around Christmas time. Whether in shopping centers or at home. The lyrics[…]

Beautiful Perchten from Ebensee

In Ebensee am Traunsee in Upper Austria there is a lot going on on January 5th. People are waiting for an event that takes place every year on the last Raunacht, the night before Heilig-Drei-König in Ebensee: the Glöckler run, the Schön Perchten von Ebensee in Upper Austria.

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