Morschen is a small town south of Melsungen, Germany. There you can find the cloister Haydau dating back to the year 1235 CE – beautifully preserved and now used for cultural events. You can also book a guided tour or enjoy the nice garden. Attached to it is the modern hotel named after the cloister, often used for conferences. Continue reading “Visiting the cloister”
If you’re looking for a beergarden in Hann. Münden, Germany the list of options isn’t too long. If you go a bit north to Hemeln, still belonging to Hann. Münden, there is a well-known and most-frequented one: the Gasthaus “Zur Fähre”. Lots of bikers get here on sunny days for a drink, a piece of cake or a “Strammer Max” (bread with sausage and egg) under old trees. Continue reading “Zur Fähre”
We decided to split our wedding festivities in two parts – beginning with the official part at the registry office now and the church wedding and party in the Tierpark Sababurg in August. The first part of this all took place at the old town hall in Göttingen, Germany – a place I’ve been to many times in my life. We just wanted to do this formal action: signing some paper, exchanging rings. Continue reading “Just a signature”
These days you can get strawberries everywhere. If you don’t want to simply buy them and have the fun of gathering yourself you can get to Göttingen, Germany and visit the strawberry fields of family Mecke. Since 30 years they offer the possibility to collect the fruits of up to seven different kinds of strawberry plants on a large field close to Göttingen. Continue reading “Strawberry fields”
The new Turkish restaurant Istanbul in Hann. Münden seems to exist because of two reasons: first, the Lokanta – a famous Turkish restaurant – closed and second, the Bollywood – a fantastic Indian restaurant had to shut down. The Istanbul now serves the customers of the Lokanta in the rooms of the former Bollywood restaurant. Continue reading “Restaurant or diner?”
It is one of these trips you remember your whole lifetime. We had four free days because of Ascension Day and decided to have a short trip to Scotland – including a full day in Edinburgh and a roadtrip through the highlands up to Loch Ness and the Isle of Skye.
The Premier Inn is a hotel at terminal 4 of the Heathrow airport in London, England. It is located next to the Hilton airport hotel and connected to terminal 4 by a footbridge. It offers good hotel rooms and as a special feature it has its own Costa coffee bar in the basement.
While travelling I experienced many tough situations – but not a single one was as complicated as coming back from Edinburgh to Germany this time. On Saturday British Airways experienced an electricity outage at their data center resulting in massive IT problems. Therefore most flights from Heathrow and Gatwick couldn’t start. Continue reading “Taxi – Train – Subway – Bus”
The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is an art museum consisting of two neo-classical buildings in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was opened in 1960 and relocated to its current location in 1980. The collection consists of works of Picasso, Warhol, Lichtenstein, Mondrian, Braque, Bacon and many more. Continue reading “Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art”
It is a playground for old and young: the National Museum of Scotland or Royal Museum in Edinburgh, Scotland is a fantastic museum of natural history, technology and art. It is not the biggest one I’ve ever seen but it consistently includes elements to play and have fun. It was opened in 1888 and can be visited free of charge. Continue reading “Royal Museum”