Tag Archives: Rhineland

Merry Christmas 2013

Merry Christmas 2013

Merry Christmas Everyone!  This past weekend I went to visit one of the Christmas markets in Germany, and it was so festive and had tons of Christmas decorations.  At one of the street corners I saw this huge nutcracker at a store called 'Kathe Wohlfarht'.  It's a store that sells Christmas decorations all year round. Have ...

Burg Sooneck in Rhineland

Here's a castle around the upper middle valley of the Rhine called Burg Sooneck.  The castle was first mentioned in the 1200's according to recent research established for this castle.  Now it can be visited with individual or organized tours. More info: Admission was 2,60 euros History via:  Wikipedia Burg Sooneck Address:  Sooneck strasse 1, Niederheimbach, 55413 Hours: April-September Tuesday-Sunday: ...

Rhineland Mainz Market – a weekend fun activity

Last Saturday, I went to the Mainz Farmers Market.  There were tons of fresh produce - fruits, vegetables, cheese, bread, etc.  I bought some eggs, bread, cheese and strawberries.  It was definitely a good day to spend shopping at the market.  

Chibi’s mini tour in Klopp Castle

  The Klopp Castle is in located in the town of Bingen am Rhein, built in the mid to late-1200's.  The castle stands on a hill with a beautiful view of the town and the rhein river.  Check out their official website (here) - this is their restaurant website inside the castle. We went here last week ...

Small blocks of shelves

Today, I went window shopping and I found this cute shop - Sorry I forgot the name.  It's a very artsy and modern shop - they sell some items that are made from recycled materials and they recreate new items.  The window shop display had a really interesting box shelves - the boxes have different ...