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Southern Germany 7-Day Itinerary: Everything you need to know

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Ahhh…Germany.  Germany is a place we have been wanting to pay a visit to for a long time now…and we finally did!  It is so incredibly clean and everything is very orderly…which we loved.  There are quite a few things about different places in Germany that the internet doesn’t tell you…so I am here to tell you everything you need to know when visiting Southern Germany, and the best places to go to!  Sites to see, places to eat, things …

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House of 1000 Clocks! CUCKOO Clocks in Blackforest?!

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Cuckoo Clocks have never, and probably will never, run out of fashion in people’s homes.  We have always absolutely loved cuckoo clocks…and House of 1000 Clocks has been around for many, many years, and gone through many generations.  Our mom got a very small cuckoo clock from the very same place even before I was born!  A cute shop on the way to Neuschwanstein Castle, it is a great place to stop!  Blackforest Blackforest is a small but cute town in …

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ROMAN Baths in GERMANY??!! Caracalla & Friedrichsbad

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Ever heard of a Roman Bath before…?  Maybe you learned about it when you were in school, or maybe someone told you about it…or maybe you’re hearing about it for the first time.  Regardless of which one, both kids and adults will enjoy what is in store…especially if you like the pool.  To figure out how to structure your day in Baden-Baden and your trip to Germany, check out my 7-Day Southern Germany Itinerary:  Everything you need to know. Friedrichsbad & …

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Neuschwanstein Castle: A Real-Life Disney Castle

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Do you love Disney?  Better yet, do you love the famous Disney castle…?  Have you ever wondered…what was the inspiration for the famous Disney Castle?  Here it is…Neuschwanstein Castle, a castle located in Bavaria, near a town called Fussen.  A castle built so many years ago by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, also known as the “Fairytale King.”  Neuschwanstein Castle, directly translated, literally means “New Swan Stone” Castle.  That is why you always see so many swans as a symbol …

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The BEST Wine Vineyard to visit in Senheim (Mosel Valley)

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My dad loves tasting wine and we as a family absolutely love visiting wine vineyards.  So, wherever we go, we always visit a wine vineyard, if there is one.  When we went to Mosel Valley, we were lucky to find a wine vineyard in Senheim, a very short drive from where we were staying.  Our apartment host knew a very good winemaker and connected us with him and his family the very night that we got there.  Our experience and …

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Koblenz 1-Day Itinerary: How to see the Rhine River

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Koblenz is a lovely town with numerous small shops and restaurants.  Something that we loved doing in Germany was exploring the Rhine River with the Rhine River Cruise.  It was so peaceful and fun to go on the cruise and see all of the castles!  I’ll give you more information below…this post will tell you everything you need to know about Koblenz, and don’t forget to check out my 7-Day Southern Germany Itinerary:  Everything you need to know, to figure out …

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Cologne 1-Day Itinerary: How to see the best of Cologne in 1 Day

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Whether Cologne is a one-day stopover for you like it was for us, or whether you simply want to take your time in Cologne, you will find some useful info in this post!  For a long time I was debating on whether to call this an “itinerary” or just have a normal post saying the best things to do in Cologne for one day.  Then, after I wrote this post I realized that all of the information I am giving …

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Scotland 2-Day Itinerary: How to see the best of Scotland in 2 Days

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Scotland is pretty big…but if you would like to see the best of Scotland in just two days, then you’re reading the right post.  However long you are going to stay in Scotland for, you will find something in this post for you.  There are only so many days that one can spend on vacation, so we decided to spend a couple of days in Scotland, and then the rest of our vacation in Germany.  Read my 7-Day Germany Itinerary …

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MUST-SEE Sites for TRUE Harry Potter Lovers

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If any of you know me or my family, then you’ll probably know how much we absolutely LOVE the Harry Potter series, and J.K. Rowling.  We have seen SO MANY THINGS relating directly to not only the Harry Potter series, but J.K. Rowling as well.  She is a true inspiration to many and her struggles and success inspires me and keeps me going everyday.  That being said, I have compiled a list of things, in no particular order, of things …