Let’s be honest. When you think about Germany, everyone pictures Germans wearing Lederhosen, drinking beer and eating bratwurst, magnificent fairy tale castles perched high above the towns people and beautiful landscapes. While this is partially true, there is certainly much much more to this wonderful country. There are three types of dwellings most Germans reside […]

Not far from the German/Belgian border lies the most western town in Germany and a site of historical importance. During the Middle Ages, Charlemagne had a cathedral built here, modelled after the church of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy. Aachen would become the seat of his political empire and the court. The town would later gain […]

Tucked away in the hills of the North Eifel lies a historic and picturesque half-timbered town which has remained vastly unchanged over the last 300 years. Considered the most beautiful town in this region, Monschau offers a step back into a time long gone with small winding cobblestoned streets and narrow allies. Sitting along the […]