Tag: Things to do in Germany


3 Unwritten Rules about Finding the Best Deals

What I originally had planned for my Sunday was a Volkswandertag and possibly an art walk later in downtown Wiesbaden.  It was a bit ambitious.  But not as daunting a task as the first Sunday of the month Trodel Markt. My first Flohmarkt was a bit of a disappointment.  I did find a couple of […]

Travel Tips

Hiking the Bastei Bridge

From Dresden we took the train to the Bad Schandau area, crossed the ferry and entered the little town of Rathen.   We stopped for refreshments at a little shack, then followed the path from Rathen to Amsel Falls.  Climbing the stairs above the falls and the nature station we followed the Rathewalder Fußweg to the Bastei Bridge […]

Postcards from Life

Witches Market in Idstein

Dear Winkie, When I heard about this Medieval Hexen Market in Idstein my interest immediately perked up. How would this be different than any of the other weekly or weekend markets? On April 11th we decided to see for ourselves and entered the palace’s outer courtyard.  Immediately we went to the left and were greeted […]


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