1 Week Itinerary in Saxony, Eastern Germany’s Coolest State

When most people think about spending one week in Germany, the state of Saxony is not usually at the top of the list. Located in eastern Germany along the Czech border, Saxony is a lesser-known destination in Germany but not due to a lack of amazing things to do. Saxony has a dense assortment of fairytale castles and palaces as well as stunning natural areas to explore. This is the ideal itinerary for spending 1 perfect week in Saxony, Germany!

How to See the Best of Leipzig, Germany in 2 Days

Leipzig is an incredibly important city in German history, yet it remains a largely under-rated travel destination within Germany. Over a 48 hours visit to Leipzig, you can experience the beautiful architecture, delicious local beer, and funky art scene of this off-the-beaten path German city break destination. This itinerary details how to spend a perfect 2 days in Leipzig, Germany.

3 Days in Dresden: A Perfect City Break Itinerary

After hearing amazing things about the beauty of Dresden, the city became my primary reason for traveling to the state of Saxony, Germany on a one week itinerary. Dresden is a fairly under-the-radar city in eastern Germany known as the “Florence of the North”. Dresden has a curious mix of old world and new world blending together almost seamlessly, and this is my ideal 3 day itinerary for seeing the best of Dresden!

9 Best Day Trips from Dresden, Germany

The city of Dresden, Germany sits in the center of Saxony with an abundance of wonderful things to do in the surrounding areas from national parks to stunning palaces. Dresden is an ideal jumping off place for exploring the excellent attractions and these are the 9 best day trips from Dresden, Germany!

Perfect Itinerary for 48 Hours in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf and Cologne may only be about 40 kilometers apart along the Rhine river but these two cities have an intense rivalry. In reality, Düsseldorf and Cologne have completely different vibes and it would be a shame to come to the state of North Rhineland Westphalia (NRW) without visiting both cities. If you are visiting for the first time, this is my suggested itinerary for a perfect 2 days in Düsseldorf, Germany! 

Where to Find the Coolest Independent Shops + Boutiques in Cologne

The abundance of small retail shops in Cologne, Germany is one of the best parts of exploring the city. From independent design shops to creative concept stores, Cologne has a thriving boutique culture ranging from approachable home decor shops to high-end fashion boutiques selling all sorts of interesting products. These are the 14 best independent shops and boutiques in Cologne, Germany!

Aachen Pond Beer Garden Cologne Germany

Comprehensive Guide to Cologne Germany’s Best Kölsch Beer Bars

In Germany, it is common for a region or city to specialize in a specific type of beer, whose craft and precise flavors have been mastered over generations of brewers. In Cologne, Kölsch is the ubiquitous beer, so if you are visiting Cologne, trying some Kölsch beer is a must-do activity! This is everything you need to know about kölsch beer In Cologne, Germany.

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