Germany With My Kids: 8 Days, 3 Major Cities (A Video Review)

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November 11, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Germany With My Kids: 8 Days, 3 Major Cities (A Video Review)

This summer, I took my kids on a discovery trip around Germany's major cities: below are the reviews and videos of eight amazing days. My first visit to Germany was back in 2015, and since that…

November 11, 2019 | Travel | Germany

My Selection of 25 Tasty Eats, Restaurants and Food Discoveries in Germany

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October 31, 2019

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My Selection of 25 Tasty Eats, Restaurants and Food Discoveries in Germany

My first visit to Germany was back in 2015, and since that day I fell in love with the country. It has become a habit to do road trips taking me from a city to the next especially around Frankfurt,…

October 31, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Délice La Brasserie at Sofitel Munich: A Memorable Dinner

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October 27, 2019

French

Délice La Brasserie at Sofitel Munich: A Memorable Dinner

Recommended by the Michelin guide, Délice La Brasserie, located at the Sofitel Munich, is where I chose to have dinner tonight. Drench perfection in the heart of Munich; La Brasserie is much…

October 27, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

The Sofitel Munich is a Marvelous Art Masterpiece, a Pleasant Stay and Premium Breakfast

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October 27, 2019

Hotels

The Sofitel Munich is a Marvelous Art Masterpiece, a Pleasant Stay and Premium Breakfast

Art, art is everywhere, and the architect who designed this hotel definitely deserves an award. It’s magic from the minute you step foot inside this living gallery of colors and shapes. A…

October 27, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

The Grill Munich; Excellent Meat Cuts and Delicious Sweet Potato Puree

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October 27, 2019

American

The Grill Munich; Excellent Meat Cuts and Delicious Sweet Potato Puree

Located on the upper floor over the famous Osteria, The shrill is usually compared to Berlin’s Grill Royal. Upscale and more expensive then the other restaurant down below, The Grill is an…

October 27, 2019 | Grill&BBQ | Germany

The Restaurant at Movenpick Hotel Frankfurt City

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October 27, 2019

International Cuisine

The Restaurant at Movenpick Hotel Frankfurt City

All-day dining restaurant proposes a buffet for lunch or a la carte menu. Arriving at three after noontime, the buffet was already closed so we had to choose from the menu; the signature beef…

October 27, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Oscar’s Brasserie Moderne; Dinner at The Steigenberger Hotel in Frankfurt

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October 27, 2019

International Cuisine

Oscar’s Brasserie Moderne; Dinner at The Steigenberger Hotel in Frankfurt

Arriving late in Frankfurt after a four hours trip from Munich and a long day in Stuttgart, having dinner at the hotel before going to sleep early was an obvious thing to do. Located next to the…

October 27, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Food at The Zoo in Berlin is Good!

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October 25, 2019

Reviews

Food at The Zoo in Berlin is Good!

Sometimes you find good food in the least expected places, and one of them is the Zoo in Berlin. Commercial, touristic, and loaded with kids on a Sunday, enjoying a pleasant lunch was not on my list.…

October 25, 2019 | Street Food | Germany

The Sofitel Berlin: A Recommended Hôtel for You and Your Kids

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October 23, 2019

Hotels

The Sofitel Berlin: A Recommended Hôtel for You and Your Kids

A Hotel is all about the details, every single detail that makes your stay a unique one to remember. It’s the location at first, and then comes the pampering, the welcoming, the room amenities,…

October 23, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

The Iconic Steigenberger Hotel of Frankfurt; Luxury in The Heart of the City

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October 22, 2019

Hotels

The Iconic Steigenberger Hotel of Frankfurt; Luxury in The Heart of the City

Built-in 1876, the Steigenberger Hotel is one of Germany’s iconic hotel brands occupying that same building since its opening. Located a few minutes walks from the touristic areas in the very…

October 22, 2019 | Reviews | Germany

What’s Beef: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

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October 21, 2019

Burgers

What’s Beef: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

Waw! That’s the first impression! The place is simply awesome! Red, lots of red, walls shining red... it’s really cool! A concept inspired by the American culture serves locally sourced…

October 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Chicago Steakhouse: Excellent Meat But Not An Experience I’ll Repeat

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September 23, 2019

American

Chicago Steakhouse: Excellent Meat But Not An Experience I’ll Repeat

It feels American! A bar, lots of wood, painted walls, buffalos, metal lights and wooden tables. Travel to the states and back while enjoying a piece of meat. Slow service like all the restaurants…

September 23, 2019 | Grill&BBQ | Germany

Dallmayr Delicatessen: A Gourmet Lunch in Munich

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September 23, 2019

Recommended

Dallmayr Delicatessen: A Gourmet Lunch in Munich

One of Europe’s most famous delicatessen brands welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, or dinner up on the first floor. After touring around on the ground floor for German specialties and unique…

September 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Bocca Di Bacco: A Guaranteed Pleasant Italian Dining Experience in Berlin

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September 22, 2019

Italian

Bocca Di Bacco: A Guaranteed Pleasant Italian Dining Experience in Berlin

Four years passed and I still remember it as if it was today; one of Berlin’s finest Italian restaurants was fully booked on a Saturday evening. A garlic clove printed on a large canvas, pasta…

September 22, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Blend Kitchen at the Pullman Hotel: Lunch Formula and Good Food in Berlin

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September 22, 2019

International Cuisine

Blend Kitchen at the Pullman Hotel: Lunch Formula and Good Food in Berlin

Located inside the Pullman hotel of Berlin, Blend is a trendy restaurant, decorated with style and serving lunch between twelve and two. Sit and relax, enjoy the modern decor while you wait for long…

September 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

What’s Beef Frankfurt: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

American | Germany Europe

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September 22, 2019

American

What’s Beef Frankfurt: A Concept You Will Fall in Love With

Waw! That’s the first impression! The place is simply awesome! Red, lots of red, walls were shining red... it’s really cool! A concept inspired by the American culture serves locally…

September 22, 2019 | Burgers | Germany

The Hutong Club: Complicated Chinese Food in Munich

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September 22, 2019

Asian/Chinese

The Hutong Club: Complicated Chinese Food in Munich

Recommended by the concierge at The Sofitel, The Hutong Club is one of Munich finest Chinese restaurants. The cuisine is complex and not for the faint of heart. Decorated to perfection, the…

September 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Konditorei Buchwald: Berlin’s Oldest Pastry Shop is Not Worth Trying

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September 22, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Konditorei Buchwald: Berlin’s Oldest Pastry Shop is Not Worth Trying

When in Berlin, visit Patisserie “Konditorei G. Buchwald”! The pastry shop was founded in Cottbus in 1852 and is now the oldest patisserie in Berlin. The specialty is their Baumkuchen…

September 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Germany

Turtle Bay: Enjoy a Caribbean Experience in Dresden

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January 20, 2019

American

Turtle Bay: Enjoy a Caribbean Experience in Dresden

This year, I’m spending my new year’s ever unconventionally. I was in Prague, didn’t like the crowd and chaos of tourists filling the streets of the Czech capital, so I found a car…

January 20, 2019 | International Cuisine | Germany

Breakfast at the Kempinski Dresden: Endless Choices of Delectable Creations

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January 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at the Kempinski Dresden: Endless Choices of Delectable Creations

This breakfast deserves a review of its own because of the choices and quality of ingredients. I remember the unique breakfast at The Kempinski Brugge, and today, another Kempinski impressed me by…

January 20, 2019 | Hotels | Germany

Hotel Taschenbergpalais, Kempinski Dresden: A Luxurious and Upscale Experience

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January 20, 2019

Hotels

Hotel Taschenbergpalais, Kempinski Dresden: A Luxurious and Upscale Experience

I needed an escape to new year’s eve. An escape from crowded Prague... my wife suggested Dresden. I’ve been here for couple hours in 2014 and honestly don’t remember a thing so why…

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Breakfast at Relais & Chateaux, Hotel Bülow Palais in Dresden: Perfection in the Details

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January 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Relais & Chateaux, Hotel Bülow Palais in Dresden: Perfection in the Details

When you’re dining in a starred restaurant enchanted by soothing music when luxury is the moto and style is the general vibe, you can’t but be amazed. I was amazed by this breakfast…

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Relais & Châteaux, The Dresdener Hotel Bülow Palais, Dresden Germany

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January 20, 2019

Hotels

Relais & Châteaux, The Dresdener Hotel Bülow Palais, Dresden Germany

In the Baroque quarter of Dresden behind its historic facade - only a short walk from landmarks such as Semperoper, Zwinger and Frauenkirche. Experience a hotel full of congeniality and…

January 20, 2019 | Relais&Chateaux | Germany

The Caroussel: The Only Michelin Starred Restaurant in Dresden Doesn’t Deserve a Star

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January 20, 2019

French

The Caroussel: The Only Michelin Starred Restaurant in Dresden Doesn’t Deserve a Star

The Caroussel of the "Relais & Châteaux Hotel Bülow Palais" is considered "THE" culinary address in Dresden and has enjoyed good ranking among the country’s top…

January 20, 2019 | Michelin | Germany

My Latest Tasty Discovery: Marché Movenpick

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January 19, 2019

News

My Latest Tasty Discovery: Marché Movenpick

I thought Movenpick is a hotel brand until I discovered their ice cream and now that Movenpick also has a market. An amazing food marketplace inspired by the street food markets of the world…

January 19, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Germany

Deli Bros Fine Foods: A Must Experience at Frankfurt Airport

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January 13, 2019

Airports

Deli Bros Fine Foods: A Must Experience at Frankfurt Airport

At Frankfurt airport Terminal 1B, Deli Bros Fine Foods caught my attention: with its open kitchen and rich aromas haunting the airport, I stopped for an early lunch. It was only 10:15 in the…

January 13, 2019 | International Cuisine | Germany

Frankfurt Airport in Pictures

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June 17, 2018

Airports

Frankfurt Airport in Pictures

Frankfurt Airport is a major international airport located in Frankfurt, the fifth-largest city of Germany and one of the world's leading financial centers. It is operated by Fraport and serves…

June 17, 2018 | Travel | Germany

Traveling MEA Through Frankfurt, Use Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge

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June 17, 2018

Airports

Traveling MEA Through Frankfurt, Use Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge

I remembered it the minute I walked in; wood covering its walls, tree trunks used as tables, the views on the tarmac, and the different rooms where one can sit and relax. A wide choice of magazines…

June 17, 2018 | Travel | Germany

Munich Airport and Lufthansa Start Testing of Humanoid Robot in Terminal 2

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February 15, 2018

Airports

Munich Airport and Lufthansa Start Testing of Humanoid Robot in Terminal 2

"Josie Pepper" to provide information to passengers She is 120 centimeters tall, with sparkling, round eyes and a pleasant voice: Starting today, "Josie Pepper" the robot will be answering…

February 15, 2018 | Travel | Germany

The Villa Kennedy Hotel, Rocco Forte Frankfurt

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February 26, 2016

Hotels

The Villa Kennedy Hotel, Rocco Forte Frankfurt

After more than five hours of driving on Germany's beautiful autobahn, cruising at speeds of up to 180 kilometers an hour, we arrived at Villa Kennedy, a five star superior, handled by the Rocco…

February 26, 2016 | Reviews | Germany

Tollwood Winter Festival 2015, Munich

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January 01, 2016

Travel

Tollwood Winter Festival 2015, Munich

Tollwood organizes a cultural tent festival in Munich twice a year. In summer Tollwood festival is held for about 25 days in June-July, in winter the festival starts just before the first Advent…

January 01, 2016 | Germany

Weihnachtsdorf Christmas Market at the Munich Residenz

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January 01, 2016

Travel

Weihnachtsdorf Christmas Market at the Munich Residenz

The organizers of this market have recreated a farming village in the Emperor's Court of the Munich Resident, the former Bavarian seat of government. This market is located near the subway exit…

January 01, 2016 | Germany

Gendarmenmarkt Christmas Market, Berlin

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January 01, 2016

Travel

Gendarmenmarkt Christmas Market, Berlin

Christmas Market at the Gendarmenmarkt. Centrally located at one of the most beautiful squares in Berlin, this Christmas Market offers quality Christmas decoration, food and…

January 01, 2016 | Germany

Frankfurt Christmas Market 2015

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January 01, 2016

Travel

Frankfurt Christmas Market 2015

On the Roemerberg, a beautifully decorated tree reaches toward the skies. Frankfurt’s historical old town is bathed in a sea of light, brightly illuminated by thousands of fairy lights…

January 01, 2016 | Germany

Alexanderplatz Christmas Market Berlin

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January 01, 2016

Travel

Alexanderplatz Christmas Market Berlin

The whole of Alexanderplatz turns into a massive Christmas market with many small wooden huts during the festive season. Under the shadow of the TV Tower, potters, blacksmiths and glassblowers…

January 01, 2016 | Germany

The Best Christmas Market at Charlottenburg Castle, Berlin

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January 01, 2016

Travel

The Best Christmas Market at Charlottenburg Castle, Berlin

Weihnachtsmarkt vo dem schloss Charlottenburg: Christmas Market Berlin Charlottenburg Palace is an ideal place for an outstanding Christmas market, due to its baroque setting and also its central…

January 01, 2016 | Germany

Street Food Thursday: Berlin's Street Food Market

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December 28, 2015

Street Food

Street Food Thursday: Berlin's Street Food Market

The best way to get to know a place is through its food – a saying that holds true around the world. When traveling, some of the most interesting meals you can find are those offered for…

December 28, 2015 | Travel | Germany

Gusto: The Italian at Villa Kennedy Hotel Frankfurt

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December 27, 2015

Italian

Gusto: The Italian at Villa Kennedy Hotel Frankfurt

Two black chandeliers, wooden floor, paintings decorate the main wall, dimmed lights, black tables and chairs, benches here and there, round and rectangular tables with painting coloring the walls.…

December 27, 2015 | Restaurants | Germany

Barcomi's: A Cup of Culture in Berlin

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December 27, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Barcomi's: A Cup of Culture in Berlin

Her name is Cynthia Barcomi and she has already published five books. Known to have some of the finest cakes in Berlin, the deli cafe is nestled inside an old complex of buildings made of red bricks.…

December 27, 2015 | Restaurants | Germany

Grill Royal Berlin: A Restaurant a la mode

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December 27, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Grill Royal Berlin: A Restaurant a la mode

They say it's "the" place one has to visit, the German capital's most famous grill where everyone meets. As we arrived, we understood the hype around it. A vast space, large and loaded with people.…

December 27, 2015 | Restaurants | Germany

The Grand: A Beautiful Restaurant, Amazing Meat, Delicious Desserts in Berlin

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December 27, 2015

American

The Grand: A Beautiful Restaurant, Amazing Meat, Delicious Desserts in Berlin

Leave the best for last as they say, and before leaving Berlin we found a table for four at The Grand restaurant known to serve international cuisine... It turned out to be much more than a simple…

December 27, 2015 | Grill&BBQ | Germany

Bocca Di Bacco: A Recommended Italian in Berlin

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December 27, 2015

Italian

Bocca Di Bacco: A Recommended Italian in Berlin

A three door shop with glass facades and a view onto a busy street, this Italian restaurant is surely one of Berlin's finest. Bocca Di Bacco serves some fine specialties from the land of fashion and…

December 27, 2015 | Recommended | Germany

Dallmayr: High Standard Cuisine Served at a Cafe in Munich

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December 26, 2015

French

Dallmayr: High Standard Cuisine Served at a Cafe in Munich

It's like Harrods' food court in London or Lafayette gourmet in Paris, a haven for foodies with a restaurant up on the first floor. It's a large Parisian-style cafe with another dining area up front…

December 26, 2015 | Recommended | Germany

Breakfast at The Charles Rocco Forte Hotel Munich

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December 26, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at The Charles Rocco Forte Hotel Munich

It is superb, classy with touches of luxury and finesse like everything at The Rocco Forte. The hotel, room and bar were just great, not to mention their professional concierge service which did…

December 26, 2015 | Recommended | Germany

Augustiner Keller: Traditional Dining in Munich

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December 26, 2015

International Cuisine

Augustiner Keller: Traditional Dining in Munich

The hotel concierge recommended it and he was right; the restaurant makes you live the real local experience, the beer, the meat, the fat and ambiance nestled in one of the capital's old theatrical…

December 26, 2015 | Restaurants | Germany

Desbrosses: A Beautiful Restaurant to Visit in Berlin (Restaurant Closed)

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December 26, 2015

French

Desbrosses: A Beautiful Restaurant to Visit in Berlin (Restaurant Closed)

It's a breathtaking restaurant located at The Ritz-Carlton Berlin. A large, wide and relaxing restaurant inspired by old markets from around Europe. A ceiling decorated with stripes, dimmed lights…

December 26, 2015 | Restaurant Closed | Germany

Storia: A Trendy Italian Restaurant in Munich

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December 26, 2015

Italian

Storia: A Trendy Italian Restaurant in Munich

Storia is a family owned restaurant renowned for the authentic food it serves which is a characteristic of the region of Cilento, Campania in the south of Italy. Storia is the right place for…

December 26, 2015 | Restaurants | Germany

Breakfast at The Ritz Carlton, Berlin

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December 26, 2015

Restaurants

Breakfast at The Ritz Carlton, Berlin

You will get the feeling that you're in a French bakery in Paris as you walk into for breakfast in The Ritz Carlton, Berlin. French music, metal chandeliers and wooden chairs... You will find…

December 26, 2015 | Reviews | Germany

Cafe Luitpold: A So Called Famous Spot in Munich

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December 26, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Cafe Luitpold: A So Called Famous Spot in Munich

After doing some research online, I was led to Cafe Luitpold. Cafe Luitpold is described as one of the most best places to enjoy good desserts in Munich. It is indeed a busy café, a fine…

December 26, 2015 | Restaurants | Germany

The Ritz Carlton Berlin Club House

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December 26, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

The Ritz Carlton Berlin Club House

Ask or be upgraded to the club level and you're in for a treat. It's a complete floor 10 levels up with a beautiful view of Berlin's streets, the Sony Centre and the Marriott. The Club House has a…

December 26, 2015 | Restaurants | Germany

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