Tag: Germany

  • Driving from Freiburg – Germany to Davos – Switzerland

    After spending 2 nights in Freiburg im Breisgau we headed out for Davos (Switzerland). At 1,560 m (5,120 ft), Davos is the highest city in Europe. The trip is 300km long and most of it is on the A3.

  • A Day in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

    Freiburg im Breisgau is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany with a population of about 220,000. A famous old German university town, and archiepiscopal seat, Freiburg was incorporated in the early twelfth century and developed into a major commercial, intellectual, and ecclesiastical center of the upper Rhine region.

  • Munzingen Village & Vorgrimmler Winery, Freiburg, Germany

    Munzingen is a small village and a part of Freiburg im Breisgau. The village is surrounded by lots of vineyards and has some amazing panoramic views. When staying for the night in locations like these you don’t want to stop at large hotels, it is much more satisfying to stop at B&Bs or family-run mini hotels. We were fortunate to discover the Vorgrimmler Winery and their amazing 2 apartments, available for booking via Airbnb.

  • One Summer Month in Asseln, Dortmund – Germany

    Asseln is one of the districts of the independent city of Dortmund in Germany. This is the part of Dortmund where my wife and I (and our 8-months old son) decided to spend one summer month, starting July 15th. With a total population of 8.700 people, Asseln is a quiet and green district, but not […]

  • Phoenix-See in Dortmund, Germany (August 2015)

    Almost 2 years ago I have published some HDR photos of an artificial lake in Dortmund – Phoenix-See. Now I got to see what goes on at the lake during a hot summer day. Lots and lots of young people + loud house/trance music = a ton of fun, unless you are with a baby […]

  • 8 Bottles of Moldovan Wine at Vinarium Weinadvokat in Dortmund

    Moldovan Wine Tasting at Vinarium Weinadvokat in Dortmund, Germany (27 July, 2015)

    On 27th of July 2015 there was a tasting of Moldovan wines at the Vinarium Weinadvokat wine bar in Dortmund, Germany. The event was hosted and moderated by Carsten Jekubzik, owner of Weinadvokat. There were 9 of us for the 8 bottles of different grape varieties including some Feteasca, a grape that currently grows only […]

  • Bottles of Moldavian Wine in Der Weinadvokat

    Moldavian Wine Tasting in Der Weinadvokat – Dortmund, Germany

    At the end of May I went on a short trip to Dortmund, 8th largest city in Germany. Before the trip I’ve scouted Google Maps for interesting wine bars in the area and I’ve discovered Der Weinadvokat. I decided to bring 2 bottles of Moldavian wine for a casual tasting at Der Weinadvokat (without any […]

  • Phoenix-See in Dortmund, Germany (October 2013)

    One of the largest urban development projects in Germany is the Phoenix See (Phoenix-See on Wikipedia). On the area of the former blast furnace and steel plant site of ThyssenKrupp newly formed and developed a new recreational area. The new lake invites for walking, jogging, cycling or skating. The 3,2 km long pedestrian and bicycle […]

  • Wertheim am Main, Germany (October 2013)

    Wertheim is a town in southwestern Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of 23,552. It is located on the confluence of the rivers Tauber and Main. It is known for its wine, castle and medieval town centre.