The way a German home looks, feels and even operates is much different from an American home. I love our German row house (townhouse) but every so often I find my thoughts wandering back to our home in the U.S. and thinking of some of the conveniences I miss. In Germany, though, there are many things I much prefer over a U.S. home. Here are some differences
When planning our dream cruise, we really only had 3 stipulations:
1) The cruise had to include ports in Istanbul, Turkey & Santorini, Greece…2) We had to cruise in May (for travel planning/work leave reasons)…and 3) We absolutely would not cruise on Costa or Carnival cruise lines…for reasons I’m sure you’d all understand.
There is a place in Luxembourg, just east of Luxembourg City. During World War Two it was taken over by the Germans on 10 May, 1940. Four and a half years later it was liberated by the U.S. troops. It was just south of the front line during the Battle of the Bulge – the 3rd Reich’s final push into the Western front.
If I told you to imagine rural Europe, Berchtesgaden is the kind of town you’d think of. Cows chilling in the fields, grass so green it looks fake, rolling hills dotted with cottages and surrounded by mountains. The main attraction here: Kehlsteinhaus or The Eagle’s Nest.
I recently re-watched the 2004 movie, Eurotrip. I laughed at how Bratislava was portrayed.