Situated in Western Europe, Germany covers 357,021 square kilometres of land and is home to a population of just under 81.8 million people. Famous for its Rhine River and it’s Bavarian Forest, Germany has also had a huge cultural influence producing many famous painters, composers, writers and philosophers. Popular places to visit include the capital Berlin, the catherdral city of Cologne and the home of the famous Oktoberfest, Munich.

Germany, Holland, Hungary

Best European rivers for cruising

Budapest river cruises
European river cruises are fast becoming the new holiday trend, with luxury river cruise ships launching new and exciting itineraries on some of Europe’s most famous waterways. It’s one of the best ways to travel through a country, experiencing its ...

My travel guide to Berlin in Germany

Best sights to see in Berlin
Since Berlin became the capital of Germany on reunification in 1990 its tourism industry has rocketed thanks to the great variety of cultural and historic attractions here. In common with other old European cities its main monuments are conveniently clustered ...

Fasching Time in Germany

Fasching is wild, colorful, loud and in some ways not at all German. If you happened to be in Germany in early spring you could happen across Germans having wacky crazy fun for a few days. Although there are festivals ...