Germany Related Articles and Travel Guides
We compiled a large selection of Germany related articles and travel guides that suggest many special trips, unique activities, and vacation ideas that you won't find on a typical German travel guide site. Our special focus is on family activities, including sightseeing and cultural highlights, dining, entertainment, shopping, and sports. Are you interested in writing and publishing an article for our Guide? If so, please send us an email with your ideas for an article. We will review and publish it quickly - Danke schön!
5 Awesome Days In "Wine City" Weinstadt
Weinstadt, Germany, is a city that lives up to its name, which translates in English to Wine City. This beautiful little village of just over 26,000 is home to lush rolling green hills, quaint markets and shops throughout its five districts, and of course,… [ + ] More Details
Categories: Sightseeing, Cultural and History, Dining, General Travel Info
5 Reasons Why You Should Learn the Language before Going to Germany
Germany is a fantastic place to spend some time in. It has some vibrant cities and a rich history which can be easily explored in a number of ways. However, before you head off you should consider the importance of learning some of the German language… [ + ] More Details
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5 Spectacular Places in Germany that you may never heard off before
Germany has lots of wonderful places anyone can enjoy. In this article, five spectacular places are being featured to give you an insight what amazing experience you can have if you visit them. [ + ] More Details
Categories: Family and Kids, Sports, Sightseeing, Cultural and History, Shopping, Dining, Entertainment
6 German Food Misconceptions: It's Not All Schnitzel
Are you heading to Germany on vacation? If you're going to be living like a German, you'd better be eating like one, and that includes testing food boundaries for the benefit of your taste buds, camera, and sense of adventure. Check out these common… [ + ] More Details
6-day cycle race in Bremen
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If you are an avid sports fan, head to the 6-day cycle race in Bremen in January. [ + ] More Details
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A Baden Baden Casino Tour Is A Must When Visiting Germany
The magnificent Baden Baden Casino is a premier destination when visiting Germany and is located on the outskirts of the famous Black Forest. Lovers of beautifully decorated buildings featuring interesting architecture and gaming enthusiasts alike will… [ + ] More Details
A Canoe Tour on the Lahn River
A canoe tour on the Lahn river is great fun for the whole family! There are local businesses for renting canoes. They even do guided tours. [ + ] More Details
Categories: Family and Kids, Sports
A Day in Dresden
Dresden, Germany, is the capital of Saxony and is now over 800 years old. Perhaps most well known for being firebombed in 1945 by allied forces, it's still a cultural and historical center. Many of the destroyed buildings have been reconstructed and… [ + ] More Details
Categories: Sightseeing, Cultural and History
A Day in the Black Forest
Triberg, a small village in the heart of the Black Forest which is famous for its Waterfalls, Cuckoo Clocks and lately for the World’s first men parking space is a must during your stay in Germany. Explore the region and its locals with Christina,… [ + ] More Details
Categories: Family and Kids, Sightseeing, Cultural and History, General Travel Info
A Drink Guide to German Christmas Markets
The jolliest part of the Christmas season in Germany is certainly the famous German Christmas markets. Keep warm at the German Christmas markets this year with this guide to the top holiday drinks. [ + ] More Details
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The Live Like a German Travel Guide to Germany suggests many special trips, unique activities, and vacation ideas, that you can't find in a typical German travel guide. We focus on activities that are fun to undertake with your family, including sightseeing and cultural highlights, dining, entertainment, shopping, and sports.
Sometimes on your special German trip, you'll even experience small, but hidden gems, for example, an Italian ice cream parlor in a small village that sells the "world's best ice cream". All the locals know about this shop, but if you were just a "regular" tourist in Germany you might not ever find it and certainly not so easily. See our full list of wonderful things to do during your vacation, so that you are prepared when you travel to Germany. Then you'll be able to truly "live like a German" during your vacation!
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