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Category: Germany

Jagdschloss Gelbensande

Jagdschloss Gelbensande was built between 1880 and 1885 as a summer residence for  Grand Duke Friedrich Franz III of Mecklenburg – Schwerin and his wife Anastasia Mikhailovna, granddaughter of the Russian tsar. After […]

Güstrow – a place to visit

Güstrow is the seventh largest town in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. The name Güstrow comes from the Polabian Guščerov and it means: lizard place (although I didn’t see a single lizard!) This is the post […]

Warnemünde – a port that never sleeps

While sipping our afternoon coffee in one of the cafés in Wismar, my boyfriend read in one of the local newspapers (yes, he speaks German!) that there would be a beautiful Russian […]

Teterow – quaint and interesting

Situated in the center of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Teterow is a quaint little German town with an old-world charm and a very interesting history. There are two remaining gates of the ancient city wall: the 14th-century Malchiner Tor (today […]

Rostock – A Town Rich in History and Culture

Rostock is a town of many interesting monuments, beautiful gabled houses, great churches and impressive gates. In 2018, this seaside town will celebrate its 800th anniversary. Many monuments were built in […]

Rostock Zoo

I never know whether I should hate or love zoos; I feel bad about displaying captive animals but I’m aware of the fact that there are also many benefits of […]

Lübeck – a gem awaiting to be discovered

Lübeck is a town of tall brick churches, small brick houses with crow-stepped gables, cobbled streets and many tell-tale signs of its remarkable past. It is a city in northern Germany and it was a key […]

Schwerin – a fairytale town

When we left Portugal, we were really worried about the weather in Germany. But the weather here is, actually, amazing. It’s hard to believe that we are NOT in July. Everyone […]

Greetings from Wismar in Germany

This is our new hometown for the next few weeks. Why did we choose Wismar? We like discovering new places. Having lived in the big cities like London, Paris or […]