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

Popular

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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Europe

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

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

Burgers | Germany Europe

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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

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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Europe

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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Europe

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

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Europe

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

Asian/Chinese | Germany Europe

Europe

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

Desserts & Sweets | Germany Europe

Europe

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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Europe

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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Europe

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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Europe

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

French | Germany Europe

Europe

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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Europe

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

Traveling MEA Through Frankfurt, Use Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge

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Europe

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

Nutella Biscuits Are Something To Look Out For

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February 23, 2018

Spotted Stories

Nutella Biscuits Are Something To Look Out For

And they look delicious. Nutella is great, isn't it? You can put it on crêpes, toast, pancakes... or, let's be honest, you can just dig into that jar with a spoon  and take a moment to…

February 23, 2018

The Villa Kennedy Hotel, Rocco Forte Frankfurt

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Europe

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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Europe

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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Europe

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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Europe

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

Street Food Thursday: Berlin's Street Food Market

Street Food | Germany Europe

Europe

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

Italian | Germany Europe

Europe

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

Grill Royal Berlin: A Restaurant a la mode

Grill&BBQ | Germany Europe

Europe

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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Europe

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

Augustiner Keller: Traditional Dining in Munich

International Cuisine | Germany Europe

Europe

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

Storia: A Trendy Italian Restaurant in Munich

Italian | Germany Europe

Europe

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

Davvero: The Italian Experience at The Charles Munich

Italian | Germany Europe

Europe

December 26, 2015

Italian

Davvero: The Italian Experience at The Charles Munich

It's the same place  we had breakfast, a large restaurant with high ceiling and hanging chandeliers, warm lighting and beautifully decorated tables, an Italian restaurant renowned around the…

December 26, 2015 | Restaurants | Germany

Bavarie: The BMW Restaurant is a Must Try in Munich

International Cuisine | Germany Europe

Europe

December 26, 2015

International Cuisine

Bavarie: The BMW Restaurant is a Must Try in Munich

If I want to choose one single restaurant from the 19 restaurants reviewed in Germany, it would be this one. A welcoming fresh space that's light and classy, BMW Restaurant enjoys fine natural wood,…

December 26, 2015 | Recommended | Germany

Toni's Restaurant: Autohof Strohofer Geoselwind, Germany

Grill&BBQ | Germany Europe

Europe

December 24, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Toni's Restaurant: Autohof Strohofer Geoselwind, Germany

Hello Germany; today is the beginning of a long week around this beautiful country which I have dug into closely yet. Frankfurt, a five-hour drive to Munich, another five hours to Berlin and back to…

December 24, 2015 | International Cuisine | Germany

40 No Nos for Tourists Around the World

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June 09, 2015

Spotted Stories

40 No Nos for Tourists Around the World

It's summer and I am assuming most of you are planning a vacation some where fun... but it's good to know more about some of the things that are frowned upon in different parts of the…

June 09, 2015

Philine's: Tasty and Generous Dishes in Zwickau

International Cuisine | Germany Europe

Europe

November 04, 2014

International Cuisine

Philine's: Tasty and Generous Dishes in Zwickau

In the city of Zwickau, they say that Philines is a place to visit. Known for its local and international dishes, our journey from Dresden to Munich had a stopover in this beautiful rural…

November 04, 2014 | Recommended | Germany

AltmarktKeller: A Recommended Restaurant in Dresden

International Cuisine

October 28, 2014

International Cuisine

AltmarktKeller: A Recommended Restaurant in Dresden

The first day at Dresden, I needed to grab a bite and enjoy a local beer. Unfortunately, they closed the terrace at 6pm and I didn't feel like eating underground... At that point I didn't…

October 28, 2014 | Restaurants

Esszimmer: Dinner at the Swissotel Dresden

International Cuisine

October 26, 2014

International Cuisine

Esszimmer: Dinner at the Swissotel Dresden

From the minute I walked into Swissotel Dresden, and everything was perfect. The soothing bright décor, the professional receptionists and the outstanding rooms are among some of the…

October 26, 2014 | Recommended

Swissotel Am Schloss: Swiss Perfection in Dresden

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October 26, 2014

Hotels

Swissotel Am Schloss: Swiss Perfection in Dresden

I have realized, after some experience, that best way to get a feel of a hotel is to sit down amongst the action in the lobby. This is what I did at the Swissotel, I wrote my review as I sat in the…

October 26, 2014 | Germany

Breakfast at Swissotel, Dresden - A New Experience Everyday

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Europe

October 25, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Swissotel, Dresden - A New Experience Everyday

I fell in love with the city of Dresden as well as the hotel I checked into, Swissotel, from the very first minute I arrived... This was the first time I visit an area without Googling it or arrive…

October 25, 2014 | Recommended | Germany

Fancy Some World Cup Themed Hotdogs?

Spotted Stories

July 05, 2014

Spotted Stories

Fancy Some World Cup Themed Hotdogs?

A Brazilian hot dog vendor has taken inspiration from the FIFA World Cup to create a number of “national” hot dogs. The “World Cup Dogs” match the colors of their respective countries’ flags and are…

July 05, 2014

What Fills The World's Cups?

Spotted Stories

June 21, 2014

Spotted Stories

What Fills The World's Cups?

It's interesting to checkout the kinds of drinks that come from different countries, alcoholic and non alcoholic... better so the countries participating in the World Cup 2014 in Brazil... So what…

June 21, 2014

Brazil's World Cup 2014: Where Will You Be Watching the Games?

News

June 12, 2014

News

Brazil's World Cup 2014: Where Will You Be Watching the Games?

And the games begin tonight... Exciting! There are loads of places airing the games... diners, coffee shops, restaurants... Where will you be watching your favorite teams play? Will you be choosing…

June 12, 2014

World Cup 2014: Capture a 'Moment of Happiness' for Coca-Cola

News

February 27, 2014

News

World Cup 2014: Capture a 'Moment of Happiness' for Coca-Cola

Make history with Coca-Cola by submitting a 10-15 second video clip inspired by 'Moments of Happiness' for the chance to be featured within the global music video for Coca-Cola's 2014 World's Cup…

February 27, 2014

Cool to the Touch Tea Pot

Food Gadgets

January 30, 2014

Food Gadgets

Cool to the Touch Tea Pot

This tea pot is made of heat-resistant glass that will remain cool to the touch, even when holding scalding hot water. The removable glass strainer allows you to steep tea directly inside the pot.…

January 30, 2014

Afternoon Tea Just Got Haute

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January 14, 2014

Spotted Stories

Afternoon Tea Just Got Haute

Time to enjoy a delightful yet exclusive fashion afternoon tea at Mandarin Bar in partnership with Jimmy Choo, the iconic luxury fashion brand. Fashionistas can enjoy a unique afternoon tea…

January 14, 2014

Top 10 Christmas Markets in Europe

Travel

December 23, 2013

Travel

Top 10 Christmas Markets in Europe

December 17 2013 at 08:34am, By Reuters Many holiday shoppers order their gifts online to avoid crowds, but there are some unique shopping opportunities around Europe during the holiday season…

December 23, 2013

Caravans, VW minibuses and More... New Hostel - Germany

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October 26, 2013

Spotted Stories

Caravans, VW minibuses and More... New Hostel - Germany

Meet the only hotel in the world with 15 themed caravans, 2 VW minibuses, 2 U.S. Airstreams as well as 2 original night sleepers which transforms a former warehouse into a landscape of fun,…

October 26, 2013

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