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Hotel Review: Best Western Premier Alsterkrug in Hamburg

The more I’m travelling, hotel and a place of my accommodation are becoming more and more important to me. It’s a place where I’m relaxing, so I love having a restaurant and some extra amenities like swimming pool or a spa in it. Location is of course very important to me, as well. And a hotel has to be close to the city center or the public transport. When I’m travelling with my family I also like hotel room to be spacious, so we have enough room and privacy in it. Well, with the Best Western Premier Alsterkrug Hotel in Hamburg…

A perfect (kids friendly) weekend in Hamburg

Bicycle tied to a fence on Hamburg's canal

Hamburg… Well, I’ve completely fallen in love with Hamburg. It looks like Rotterdam’s and Copenhagen’s love child that was raised in Berlin. Cool and classy with a great attitude. That’s how I would describe it. I could easily imagine myself living in it. Although second largest city in Germany with almost 2 million people living in it, it’s often overlooked by people visiting Germany. Often described as a large port and an industrial city, images of grey unpleasant place are something many people have in their minds when thinking about Hamburg. But, that couldn’t be further away from the truth. I’ve…

What to see in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Eibsee lake in German alps

Last Easter I’ve spent five days in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a small German town, located in a middle of the Alps. And although it was way in the second half of April, we had a proper winter holidays filled with mountaineering, Bavarian cuisine, snow and some more snow. So, here is my short guide of what to see in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Garmisch-Partenkirchen How to get there The best way to get to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is to fly to Munich or Innsbruck Airport and take a car to Garmisch- Partenkirchen then. It took us around an hour to get there from Munich. There was a highway all the…