Day trips from Stuttgart, Germany: Tübingen

Image: Freesurf69/ Dreamstime.com By Emma Marshall and Nick Warburton This post contains affiliate links Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Württemberg, may be one of Germany’s less heralded cities. But this doesn’t mean there’s a shortage of things to do over a long weekend. What’s more, if you wanted to extend your stay, there are some great day...
Read More

2 days in Hannover: 5 reasons not to overlook it for a short German break

By Emma Marshall This post contains affiliate links Judging by some of the reactions I have had to my recent 2 days in Hannover, it’s not top of people’s list for a short break in Germany.  And it’s true that it’s probably pipped by the likes of Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and Cologne.  But this doesn’t mean...
Read More

Things to see in Hannover: The Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen

By Emma Marshall You won’t be in Hannover long before realising it’s an incredibly green city.  There are parks and lakes galore as well as a 1,600 acre forest to amble around.  And although it’s true that the rebuilding of large swathes of the city centre after the World War II Allied bombings focused more...
Read More

A weekend in Nuremberg: the Palace of Justice

By Emma Marshall I deliberately chose to spend a long weekend in Nuremberg because I wanted to see the Palace of Justice.  Over the years, I’ve visited enough museums to have learnt a little about the Second World War trials of the Nazi war criminals. Known as the “Trial of the Main War Criminals”, these...
Read More