German spa etiquette

I thought I knew everything about the sauna as I come from the country that invented it. But when I entered a German spa, I found another world I did not know anything about.. For our mini-break in Hamburg I chose a spa hotel for my husband and I as I love a hotel with […]

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Hamburg in a nutshell

On Friday, after our flight and arriving at our hotel – we walked from Uhlenhorst along the Aussen-Alster lake to the city centre and wandered around quite aimlessly. We saw that the city was preparing for Christmas Markets here and there but unfortunately none were open yet. Our walk took us to the huge Hauptbahnhof (central railway station) and from […]

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Uhlenhorst, Hamburg – where to eat

On our mini trip to Hamburg, we had the chance of dining very nicely with our friends in the proximity of our hotel. All because of our friends’ expertise on the Uhlenhorst area.

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Hamburg – where to stay? Uhlenhorst of course!

I cannot say that I’m an expert on Hamburg since I’ve only been there once and even then just for a few days for a weekend getaway. What I do have are friends who live in the city and are in a great position to give advice and travel tips. In addition to being happy to spend time with them, I […]

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