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!



Love Parade (Techno music festival) in Duisburg

Love Parade (Techno music festival) in Duisburg
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When Germany comes to mind you most likely think of stimulating cultural events, beautiful landscapes that are great for hiking and amazing food but it does also have something to offer for young people who want to have fun and party. If you just want… [ + ] More Details

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Experience Carnival in Germany

Experience Carnival in Germany
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Most people have experienced Halloween, Mardi Gras or maybe even Carnival in Rio. But Germany is a great and affordable way to experience Fasching (or also known as Fastnacht, Karneval), the German Carnival. [ + ] More Details

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Explore the Braunfels Castle

Explore the Braunfels Castle
[ source: Braunfels.de ]

It looks like it comes directly out of a fairy tale, but it's true -- on the top of a basalt rock, Castle Braunfels with its magnificent silhouette majestically overlooks the town and greets its visitors from afar. Continuously inhabited by the princely… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids, Sightseeing, Cultural and History, Dining


City Tour: Frankfurt am Main

City Tour: Frankfurt am Main
[ source: Wikipedia ]

Visit Frankfurt and many of its cultural attractions (e.g., Palmengarten, Goethehaus, Roemer City Hall, Old Opera House), go shopping, visit the zoo, or one of its world famous museums (e.g., Senckenberg) [ + ] More Details

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Get pampered at Taunus Therme in Bad Homburg

Get pampered at Taunus Therme in Bad Homburg
[ source: Taunus Therme ]

In case the German weather gets in the way or just for a day of pampering, we recommend the Taunus Therme in Bad Homburg. This is a family oriented day spa comprises lots of warm and heated thermal pools inside/outside, whirlpools, and a large sauna… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Family and Kids


Nighlife in Frankfurt

Nighlife in Frankfurt
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Frankfurt is a great place to go in the evenings. This trip takes you the legendary Coocon Club, a very fancy Frankfurt night club with great interior, futuristic style design. [ + ] More Details

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A visit to the Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden County

A visit to the Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden County
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The Kehlsteinhaus, nicknamed Eagle's Nest by a French diplomat, is located in a lofty height of 6,017 ft atop the Kehlstein Mountain in the Berchtesgardener County, Bavarian Alps, and is without doubt at the top of the "must see" list for any visitor… [ + ] More Details

Categories: Sightseeing, Cultural and History


Rhine in Flames, Golden Wine Autumn with Fireworks and Federweisser

Rhine in Flames, Golden Wine Autumn with Fireworks and Federweisser
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Since many years towns along the Rhine and Moselle rivers celebrate their annual wine festivals in the golden autumn season. The harvest is over and it's time to try the fermented, freshly pressed white- and red-grape juice, called "Federweisser", a… [ + ] More Details

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German Oddities

German Oddities
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Like any country in the world, they each have unique quirks and oddities. These range in variety from food to customs. Here they are for your amusement. [ + ] More Details

Categories: General Travel Info


The Castles of the Rhine River

The Castles of the Rhine River
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Most castles that dominate the beautiful landscape along the Rhine river date back to the Middle Ages where they were built with one simple goal in mind: to protect the lands from intruders and predatory neighbors. Today, we tend to visit the area for… [ + ] 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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