• North Sea Germany

    Things to do on the North Sea coast in Germany – East Frisia

    Wellies and swimsuit, shorts and raincoat: Be prepared for all seasons when you’re going on a holiday to the German North Sea. Okay, maybe you won’t need your snowsuit but a hat and a scarf should definitely find their way into your suitcase. It can get super sunny and warm during the day and then pretty chilly in the evening.

  • white asparagus

    Spargelzeit! White Asparagus & Strawberry Season in Germany

    Buying strawberries in winter? That will cause a few raised eyebrows in Germany. Why? Because seasonal eating is a way of life here. Many Germans refuse to buy strawberries in winter as they are shipped from far-away places and therefore taste quite pitiful. In fact, you can’t even get them in most grocery stores in the colder months. Germans rather wait for the sweet and juicy berries you can buy from local food stalls that pop up everywhere from May onwards. But do you know what Germans are even crazier about? Asparagus! Not the thin green one, it’s the white asparagus that Germans consider to be the royal vegetable (“königliches…

  • Places to visit in the Odenwald

    Places to visit in the Odenwald

    Ever since my husband and I celebrated our wedding day in a castle in the Odenwald, this region has become a special place for me. We currently live just on the northern edge of this forest area, so we often explore destinations nearby with our toddler. And there are so many of them! Here’s a selection of places we’ve already visited and enjoyed exploring in the Odenwald, and I hope you will, too.