A Real Live Like a German Experience:
The Story of Maria visiting Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany in Juli 2010

Maria has rented through us a vacation apartment in Germany and a unique "Live Like a German" story to tell. In general the feedback of our customers like Maria typically contains valuable suggestions and travel tips, which can be extremely useful when planning your own Germany vacation. Hope this story inspires you with more Germany vacation ideas for perhaps your own "Live Like a German" experience in the future ...

This is the vacation apartment where Maria was staying:

Vacation Apartment - 775 sqft, furnished stylishly (# 564)Verified & Approved by LLAGVerified & Approved

Bedrooms: 2  |  Sleeps: 4  |  minimum stay is 7 nights (but may require a longer stay during main season)
. A view of the craggy Kramer Mountain will be just the right accompaniment to your breakfast and coffee! With 2 bedrooms, this apartment can sleep 2 to 5 people easily, and the kitchen offers all the conveniences you need to make this the perfect stay.…  [ + ] More Details

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Here is Maria's Feedback:

Dear Bettina,
It is hard to believe that two weeks have passed by already since we returned home to the states. We did have a beautiful time in Germany. It was all I wanted from this trip and then some. The apartments worked out very well. You were right. I did not have anything to worry about. We used only apartment Phillip to sleep and shower. Otherwise we were all together in apartment Toni. The rooms were spacious. The bathroom was large with double sinks, separate shower, large tub, and the commode was separate from the bathroom. We enjoyed sitting on the balcony facing the Alps.

The apartment was well equipped. Everything we needed was there. We had most meals in the apartment. My son-in-law enjoyed going out every morning to get our brotchen, cheese, and wurst. He learned that from my husband. So breakfast was a treat for everyone. The weather in Garmisch that week was not the best. We had very hot weather in Northern Germany and cool and rainy in Southern Bavaria. However, it did not stop us and it did not rain the whole day. We lucked out on the day we went to the Zugspitze. It was 28 degrees Fahrenheit at the top but it was considerably clear. It was amazing and my grandchildren were very impressed. On Thursday before we left, we celebrated my granddaughter's 12th birthday. I wanted to do something special. Something she would remember. I also wanted something very typical Bavarian. I made reservations at Gasthof Fraundorfer. We had a table selected for us right next to the music. There was also two young boys that did schuhplatte dancing. It was very gemutlichkeit. Everyone enjoyed the evening. It was a perfect way to end our trip in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Frau Christina Bierstock was very nice and very helpful. The location was perfect for us. We did a lot of walking and took several side trips. We visited Schloss Neuschwanstein and Fussen, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and Oberamagau. Slightly disappointed at Neuschwanstein. We waited about 4 or more hours for our tour. It was very crowded and although what we saw was interesting and beautiful the tour was too short.

My first week in Katlengurg with my husband's family was everything I wanted. We scattered his ashes at this parent's grave site with his bother, sister, spouses, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and friends there to say our good byes. I wanted his family to have their final good-bye and the only way to do this was to bring part of him home. Although the real purpose of my trip was to help bring closure to my loss and it was emotional but meaningful, the rest of the trip was most pleasurable.

Thank you for all you help. Everything went smoothly. I am hoping that I will be able to visit Germany again in the future and I will surely contact you. I will pass our great experience on to friends and family that may be planning a trip to German. I truly can say that the best way to enjoy Germany is to "Live-Like-a-German."

Thanks again,

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Maria overall rated this apartment on 08/14/2010 as follows:5 Stars Rating   (5)

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