Category Archives: Germany

Similarities in Artistic Expression

Funny how from one place to another, people don’t vary that much in what interests and appeals to them.  Art is often an easy way to make this observation.  Below similar ideas for sculpture seem to grab the attention of … Continue reading

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Schloß Benrath (The Pink Palace) – Düsseldorf, Germany

One of the more popular palaces to visit around the Düsseldorf area is Schloß Benrath, otherwise known as The Pink Palace (for obvious reasons). The front of the pink palace boasts a large man-made lake with beautifully textured bottom and … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day | 3.3.11 | Burg Eltz

Berg Eltz, Germany The Medieval Eltz Castle continues to be owned by a branch of the same family that lived there in the 12th century.  The three branches of the castle were given to different sons of the family.  The … Continue reading

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LUXA (For The Best Shawarma Ever!) – Berlin, Germany

Though I have eaten my fair share of shawarma, gyro, and the like all over the world, it was never one of my favorite meals.  I’ve traveled through both Turkey and Greece, made plenty of late night gyro stops at … Continue reading

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NH Hotels (Düsseldorf City Nord) – Düsseldorf Germany

NH Hotels Düsseldorf City Nord is located (as it’s name states) in the northern part of Düsseldorf. The hotel is quite large, with seemingly never-ending hallways (fun to race down).  The rooms here are modern, comfortable, and sized well.  The … Continue reading

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Trattoria Zucchero – Düsseldorf, Germany

My father being from Sicily, I take my Italian food quite seriously.  The number one rule in my book: real Parmesan cheese.  One of the worst things that a person can do is brag about their home-made tomato sauce (which … Continue reading

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Propeller Island City Lodge – West Berlin, Germany

From the moment we walked in the door, I loved this place!  Upon arrival I was greeted by Valentina, who is usually the one manning the desk, and is possibly the most helpful hotel manager you will ever meet.  I … Continue reading

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