Category: Germany

A World of Model Trains at Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland!

A World of Model Trains at Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland!

| March 1, 2016 | Reply

Okay, so it sounds kind of goofy to visit a museum of train models if you’re not a train enthusiast, but this was no ordinary model train exhibit.  It really lived up to the name “Miniature Wonderland” and is a must-see when visiting Hamburg. Throughout the attraction, you visit cities and regions of the world.  Miniature […]

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Visiting the Black Forest with Kids

Visiting the Black Forest with Kids

| February 25, 2016 | Reply

It’s no secret that the Black Forest is a major tourist destination.  Many people say you can’t visit Germany without visiting the region. But the Black Forest isn’t just a romantic drive while shopping for cuckoo clocks; there is plenty to do with the kids all over the area.  Here are just 7 of those fun diversions… […]

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12 Interesting Museums Worth Visiting in Europe

12 Interesting Museums Worth Visiting in Europe

| February 4, 2016 | Reply

Europe is filled with the quirky and the interesting, and museums are no exception. Many are fun, while some interactively address a serious topic in such a way that you leave both informed and having enjoyed your visit.  Here are just 10 interesting museums around Europe. THE ZEPPELIN MUSEUM Friedrichshafen, Germany When you think of zeppelins, […]

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ROAD TRIP WHAT!

ROAD TRIP WHAT!

| January 28, 2016 | Reply

Okay, so I can’t give all the details, but in April there’s a road trip, #finishSGH2016. I finished all the Germany pins on Some Guy’s Hat a few weeks ago, but two lone points in Switzerland mocked me.  I was sure I’d be going back to the States in June without checking off those two […]

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Heppenheim St. Nikolausmarkt in beautiful wine country

Heppenheim St. Nikolausmarkt in beautiful wine country

| January 18, 2016 | Reply

Every year, Heppenheim hosts a one-day market, Nikolausmarkt, where the whole town gathers, drinks Gluühwein, and supports local businesses, all at the base of a castle that sits atop the vineyards of the Bergstrasse.  It’s a gorgeous town filled with stunning Fachwerk.  The market ran all day and night, then was gone by morning! This […]

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Some Guy’s Hat is Finished with Germany!

Some Guy’s Hat is Finished with Germany!

| January 14, 2016 | Reply

Last week was monumental–Some Guy’s Hat made it to the very last place in Germany for which there is an old souvenir pin on the hat(!!). Inzell, Germany is a lovely Bavarian town butting up against the Alps, which were lightly capped with snow.  Because it was Epiphany, nearly the entire town was shut down. […]

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