Our Family Staycation in Hamburg

Exciting ideas for a family staycation in Hamburg, Germany

Living in Germany, May has become my favourite month of the year. And no, it’s not only because it’s when I met my husband, got married, or when our son was born. In northern Germany, May encompasses more holidays than any other month of the year. Between Labour Day, Ascension Day, and Pentecost, we have a […]

A Morning in Miniatur Wunderland

This Friday morning we visited my favorite museum in the whole world: the Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg. The museum holds the record of world’s largest model railway, awarded to it already before it added a second level of miniature worlds. The numbers are truly mind-boggling: Miniatur Wunderland has 1040 trains, 4,110 buildings and bridges, 9,250 cars, and a whopping 260,000 figurines. […]

Enjoy Hamburg, Germany like a Local

Hamburg, Germany’s second largest city and one of world’s biggest ports, is among the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. The people of Hamburg often call their city the most beautiful in the world. One may or may not agree with this bold claim but one thing is clear: this is a city where everyone is […]

Weekend at the North Sea

If you are following me on Instagram you may have noticed some recent seaside photos without any water in sight. This weekend we went hiking on the Wadden Sea. The low tide turns the German North Sea coast into an enormous mudflat that is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Don’t you just love the feeling […]