Tag Archives: Germany

Brothers Grimm House in Steinau

The town of Steinau an der Strasse is located about 1 hour drive from Frankfurt. This town has a fairy tale like surroundings - timbered frame buildings, fairy tale statues and a majestic castle. It is also a town where the famous brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm spent their childhood. Their previous home from 1791 to ...

Fairy tale castle of Trendelburg – Rapunzel’s Tower

At the hilltop in the town of Trendelburg, there's a fairy tale like castle with a magnificent tower that has been around for more than 700 years.  The tower has been said to be an inspiration for the Grimm's Brothers fairy tale story 'Rapunzel'. A long time ago, the castle was used as a fortress.  Now, ...

Sleeping Beauty Castle Sababurg Germany

Sleeping Beauty Castle Germany

In the town of Hofgeismar, there's a castle right at the Reinhardswald Forest.  This castle is known to be as the inspiration for the Brothers Grimm fairy tale story 'Sleeping Beauty'.  It dates back as early as 1334.  Now, visitors can stay at the castle hotel, as well as eat at the castle cafe-restaurant.  There's ...

Snow White Fairy Tale Town – Lohr am Main

Snow White Fairy Tale Town

Lohr am Main is located in the Bavaria region of Germany.  It is said to be that the real Snow White once lived in this town.  The inspiration from the story was a girl with a noble heritage named Maria Sophia Margaretha Catharina von Erthal.  She was born in 1729 and lived in Lohr's castle.  ...

Schokoladen Museum Cologne

Schokoladen Museum

The Schokoladen Museum is a chocolate museum located in Cologne, Germany. It was opened on October 31, 1993. This museum has three floors that showcases chocolate history and its production. The main chocolate partner company are Lindt & Sprungli. Not to miss at Schokoladen Museum: 1. Chocolate Fountain - a gold colored chocolate fountain where you get ...

Ritter Sport Berlin

Ritter Sport Berlin

The Ritter Sport Bunte Schokowelt (or Ritter Sport Colorful Chocoworld) is the first Ritter Sport flagship store located in Berlin.  This place consist of two levels, and has a very colorful decoration all around the store.  There is also a Ritter Sport Museum located in Waldenbuch near Stuttgart. What's in the Ritter Sport Berlin? 1.  Chocolate creation ...

Chocoversum – A Chocolate Museum in Hamburg

Chocoversum Museum Hamburg

Chocoversum is a chocolate museum located in Hamburg Germany.  While our group was on a walking tour around Hamburg, we passed by the Chocoversum museum.  And right after our walking tour, my family and I decided to visit the Chocoversum Museum.  When you walk in, the first thing you will see is the shop, this ...

Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg

Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg

The Miniatur Wunderland (or Miniature Wonderland in English) is an attraction in Hamburg that features the largest model railway in the world.  This model railway museum was founded in the year 2000 and built by the twin brothers Gerrit and Frederik Braun. We found out about Miniatur Wunderland through TripAdvisor since it was the top recommended ...

10 Interesting Facts About Hamburg Germany

Facts About Hamburg

10 Interesting Facts About Hamburg Germany: 1.  Hamburg is a city-state located in the northern part of Germany. 2.  Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany (first is Berlin). 3.  There are over 100 clubs and music venues in Hamburg. 4.  Many refer to Hamburg as Germany's 'Gateway to the World'. 5.  There are about 1.8 million people living ...

12 Awesome Photos of Hamburg Germany

Photos of Hamburg

Hamburg, a city-state located on the northern section of Germany.  This city is the second largest city in Germany, first is Berlin.  Hamburg is also considered one of the wealthiest cities in Europe.  It has also been called 'The gateway to the world' with its large port and transportation hub. Hamburg has so many beautiful sights ...