Bremen: Town musicians and so much more (Day out Hamburg)

A donkey, a dog, a cat, a rooster - you're looking at the famous Bremen Town Musicians. This 200-year-old Grimms brothers' fairytale is about four friends, all a bit worse for wear and mistreatment at the hands of abusive owners. Well, nothing for it, only [...]

2020-09-06T15:51:00+01:0021 October 2018|Daytrip, Germany, UNESCO World Heritage|

3 Lübeck faves (Day out Hamburg)

Christmas marzipan has appeared in the shops up here in the northern European world; a sure sign of the approaching Yule (which is what we call Christmas, heathens that we are). A bit early, in my opinion, it's just October. But what can you do - [...]

2020-08-27T13:28:39+01:0011 October 2018|Daytrip, Germany, UNESCO World Heritage|

Wandering through Speicherstadt, Hamburg’s cool warehouse district

Germany’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site is in Hamburg. As you walk along the city's harbour, passing the futuristic architecture in Hafen City on the way, you'll notice a row of Gothic redbrick buildings just across the canal. That's Speicherstadt, the old warehouse district. Speicherstadt [...]

2020-08-05T22:56:22+01:0016 December 2015|Germany, UNESCO World Heritage|

Hamburg by Instagram

Many European port cities have changed in later years. Formerly seedy districts have undergone urban renewal, sometimes veritable metamorphoses. Architects have been given seemingly free reign, often with spectacular results, such as in Rotterdam. http://instagram.com/p/tBXnNSvSPZ/ Der Spiegel HQ - Hamburg is Germany's publishing and media [...]

2018-10-20T15:13:47+01:002 October 2014|Germany, Travel photos|
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