Germany

Where to stay in Düsseldorf – What You Need to Know Düsseldorf is the modern capital of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, situated on the east bank of the Rhine River. Düsseldorf is a cosmopolitan metropolis and economic centre of Germany. Where to stay in other cities Best areas to stay in BerlinBest areas to...

Where to stay in Potsdam – What you need to know Potsdam is the capital of the federal state of Brandenburg. This charming city is located in the northeast of Germany, next to the river Havel and in the Berlin metropolitan area. Where to stay in Potsdam – Best areas and hotels More accommodation guides Best area to...

Where to stay in Munich – What You Need to Know Munich (München in German) is the third largest city in Germany and capital of the federal state of Bavaria (Bayern). It is located in the south of the country, not far from the border with Austria. Where to stay in Munich – Best Areas and Hotels Munich is famous for its...

Where to stay in Hamburg – What you need to know Hamburg is Germany’s port city par excellence. It is located in the north of the country, on the Jütland peninsula. Hamburg is part of the homonymous federated state, located on the banks of the Elbe River, where it borders with Schleswig-Holstein to the north and Lower...

Where to stay in Bremen – What you need to know Bremen, located in north-western Germany, is a cool port city on the banks of the Weser River. This 900-years-old city, capital of the state of the same name, has a wealth of medieval buildings, historical landmarks, and beautiful parks. Where to stay in Bremen, Germany...

Where to stay in Dresden – What you need to know Dresden is the capital and largest city of the German state of Saxony. This city, located on the banks of the Elbe River in eastern Germany, was the capital and royal residence of the Kingdom of Saxony. Where to stay in Dresden – Best areas and hotels More accommodation...

Where to stay in Leipzig – What you need to know Leipzig is one of the most important cities in Germany, located in the northwest of the state of Saxony, in what once was East Germany. Where to stay in Leipzig – Best areas and top hotels Since 1165, when it was declared a city, Leipzig has become one of the most...

Where to stay in Frankfurt (am Main) – What you need to know Frankfurt is one of the most modern cities in Germany. Located in the Hesse Bundesland, in the west of the country and on the banks of the River Main, Frankfurt is one of the most cosmopolitan and dynamic cities in Germany. The best areas to stay in...

Best areas to stay in Berlin for Nightlife – Berghain Brutal, crude, pulsating, freaky, exhausting, flamboyant and addictive, Berlin nightlife is capable of exhausting an entire dictionary of adjectives. The German capital is probably the nightlife capital of Europe and, maybe even the whole world. In Berlin, clubbing...

It is hard to believe that such a central and important building as the Leipzig central post office headquarters can be now abandoned and decaying, but it is. This was one of the things I learned during my visit to Leipzig, a city located just an hour by train from Berlin. It is a huge building, with a strong...