When fire tore through Notre-Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris, centuries of history that had survived revolution, two world wars, and natural disasters was swept from existence. It was a reminder that our most precious constructions can vanish before our eyes. Here is a look at 11 of the world's most majestic cathedrals and why you shouldn't wait to see them.
In honor of #IWD21, we are celebrating stories from female travelers that have completely redefined the landscape of adventure through their own courageous acts of exploring new lands with curiosity and bravery.
One of our favorite stories is the one from Kim Lumelius, a passionate travel girl from Germany who has traveled all over the world on 4 wheels. Lutzi, her wheelchair and travel buddy, means freedom and independence for her. And as a travel blogger (@Wheeliewanderlust), she writes her content around the idea of barrier-free travel, including detailed information about destinations and activities as well as helpful tips for travel planning.
The capital city of Germany, Berlin, is the largest and most populated city in the country with the best of Berlin museums helping to understand its historical past. The lovely city straddles the river banks of the Spree. The many lakes formed on the south-eastern and western boroughs of the river. It has a seasonal temperate climate and is a city composed of forests gardens, parks, canals, and rivers. This natural beauty makes it one of the most visited cities in Germany, romantic and utterly gorgeous to discover. However, Berlin is known for things other than its natural beauty too. A history overwrought with war and bloodshed comes to mind, as does the infamous Berlin Wall. It was certainly a historic day with plentiful celebration when the Berlin Wall fell on 9th November 1989. This war-torn and tumultuous past has left Berlin with many an artefact that is worth being preserved.
International travel often seems maddeningly out of reach. Friends seems to be constantly posting on social media about magnificent tropical vacations spent at lush island resorts. If you’ve even wondered (or fumed) how it was possible, there’s a secret you’re probably not aware of just yet. International travel need not be prohibitively expensive. With the right combination of airfare hunting and budget-friendly destinations, you too can have an incredible time abroad. We’ve done some of the heavy lifting for you and profiled these 20 international destinations we think offer great experiences without the corresponding risk you’ll need to refinance your home to afford them. These are our recommendations for the best international travel destinations for those on a budget.
Cologne is Germany’s fourth largest city and is located in the northwest of the country. It’s about a 200 km drive from Frankfurt. Cologne's attractions are close together, and you can take in the main sights on foot in a single day.
As Bavaria’s capital, Munich is the largest city in southern Germany and the third largest city in Germany. It has retained the traditional and unsophisticated style of the former Bavarian Kingdom’s capital and is known as "the village of a million people". Whilst indulging yourself in German culture, you will become aware that Munich is also Germany's most popular shopping destination. If there’s any place in Germany where you can shop till you drop, it's here!
Europe’s myriad cities, towns, and quaint countryside villages have long inspired people to venture forth and explore. Whether you’re wandering an Old World metropolitan capital or eager to get off the beaten path, there always something fresh and exciting to discover. For 2020, we’re taking a look across the continent to bring you some of the trendiest destinations. For good measure we’re covering a mix of big cities and smaller towns.
Air travel was once the preserve of an elite few. Images of spacious cabins staffed by elegant stewardesses ricochet around the web, periodically going viral in connection with some modern travel horror story. The most iconic photo though, the one featuring a late-1960s Pan-Am 747 with seemingly endless legroom and creature comforts? It’s a notorious fake. True, air travel was moderately more comfortable during the golden years. However, flying was expensive, available only to a select few, and painfully slow. Over time, mass-market air travel has largely democratized flying. Unfortunately, airlines have responded by cramming in ever more seats while simultaneously reducing benefits and services.
Germany is a European country which is rich in history and is full of sites which are of historical significance. Berlin is at the heart of it and is historically very important. Here are a few of the Berlin historical sites which are a must-visit during your visit to the German capital.
Berlin is a famous "city of museums" and its museums have rich content covering history, art and war. The most impressive museums are on Museum Island downtown. The island surrounded by Spree River has five world heritage museums, and Berlin Cathedral can also be found there. For museum enthusiasts, it is recommended to buy a 3-day Museum Pass, which allows you to visit 50 museums in Berlin free of charge and free of queuing.
Do you know that globally, 77 countries have anti-gay stances? These countries have declared homosexuality as an illegal and punishable offense. Out of 77 countries, 12 countries have death sentences on the list. That is why it is important for LGBT travelers to be safe and feel welcome to visit travel destinations with no fear of being caught up in the anti-gay movements. Should sexuality then be a factor in choosing travel ideas or destinations? There is no answer to this grey area where ethical and moral issues rule the roost. We try to present you with travel ideas of the top twelve cities that are LGBT friendly. Here we present the travel ideas from the gay perspective with things to do, places to visit, and destinations to make your vacation a safe trip.
Berlin is the capital of Germany, and is located in the center of Europe. Its legendary night life and beautiful green environment attracts tourists from all over the world. It is the "greenest" metropolis in Germany. Roaming in this forest of a city, you can see a combination of elegant art and street art, and a contrast of classical buildings and modern buildings, demonstrating the magnificent style of the ancient city that also provides tourists with a rich and colorful shopping experience.
After Munich, Nuremberg is the second largest city in Bavaria. Nuremberg Airport has flights to and from other places in Germany and throughout Europe. When traveling to Nuremberg from Munich, it is recommended to take the train. It is recommended that you take 1 day here.
Walk through Dresden
It takes about 2 hours by train from Dresden to Berlin and is known as Firenze on the Elbe River, it had experienced World War II. The best attractions are the ancient buildings along the Elbe River. A one-day trip from Berlin is recommended.The attractions are concentrated in the city, you can travel on foot or by tram.
Frankfurt is one of the largest cities in Germany with people from different cultures, ethnicities, races, and religions. It also has a good population of expatriates and foreign nationals. It is the largest city of Hesse, a German Federal State and the fifth-largest city in Germany. It has good air connectivity for tourists and has one of the busiest airports in the world with interconnections to other world airports.
As Allan Kaprow said, “Life happens on streets. Why wouldn’t art?”, acts of art and creativity happen every day. Once a punishable offense, Graffiti has now become a bona fide art form. It has become an increasingly popular, accepted, and a part of urban life in the 21st century. You will come across different styles of street art as you travel from country to country, city to city. Following is a list of 10 cities for street art around the world
As an expectant visitor eager to explore the city, there are a lot of Munich attractions which beacon you competing to leave a lasting impression on the city. The capital of Bavaria and the third-largest city of Germany, Munich is known for its unique architecture and culture. The history of this lovely city dates back to 1157 when King Henry the Lion allowed the traders to establish a market here. In 1958, Munich hosted Chess Olympiad and in 1972 the Summer Olympics which is still etched in people’s memory for the unprecedented terror incident.
Germany is a country known for its rich history, and all the German Museums have a varied contribution towards art and culture and in shaping the modern world. Be it the Protestant Movement in the 15th century, the creation of German Confederation in the 19th century and the Weimar Republic in the early part of 20th century, the creation of East and West Germany post World War 2, or the tearing down of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Germany has always been at the epicentre of events that have changed the course of modern world. The German Museums stand witness to these historical moments and give us a sneak peek into them. We have listed down some of the best German Museums for you to visit, especially in the city of Cologne, when traveling to this beautiful country.
It was the time of the mid-19th century when the empire of Bavaria was conquered by Prussia. The then ruler of Bavaria, King Ludwig II was consequently stripped of his powers. Bavaria had to live as an annexed portion of Prussia, and it lost its status of a kingdom. The obviously saddened king, King Ludwig II, did what most of us won’t do to make one feel better; he commissioned the construction of an extravagant castle-the Neuschwanstein Castle.
Located in the heart of Europe, Germany is the continent’s largest and most important economy. A major trading nation, it is central to the politics of the European Union. Germany’s long and complicated history have left indelible marks throughout the land. Travelers can tour ancient Roman ruins in Cologne, or visit great Romanesque Revival palaces in Bavaria. See the monuments to war in Berlin, or just relax along the Baltic Coast. This article will introduce the wondrous diversity on offer in Germany and suggest things to see in some of the country’s major cities. Come along we visit this beautiful destination.