Selected Images • The Castle On The Hill • Wurzburg

Standing high above the town of Wurzburg, Germany is Marienberg Fortress. Located on the left bank of the Main river in Würzburg, Bavaria the Fortress is a symbol of Würzburg and was the home of the local prince-bishops for nearly five centuries. The location has been a fort since ancient times. Join us as weContinue reading “Selected Images • The Castle On The Hill • Wurzburg”

Coffee in Rüdesheim, Germany

East of Frankfurt on the Rhein River is the very picturesque town of Rüdesheim Germany with a local hot coffee drink that has helped make the town famous. Rüdesheim am Rhein in the heart of Rhine wine country is a town that has become maybe too cute for words. A favorite day trip destination forContinue reading “Coffee in Rüdesheim, Germany”

Passau Cathedral Germany

Located in Passau, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, is a baroque church dating back to 1688 and dedicated to Saint Stephen, Christianity’s first martyr. The first church was built in 730 AD on the site of the current cathedral. The current cathedral is an impressive baroque structure dominating the center of Passau 328 ft. in length andContinue reading “Passau Cathedral Germany”

The Romantic Rhine

  The “Middle Rhine” is one of four sections (High Rhine, Upper Rhine, Middle Rhine, Lower Rhine) of the river between Lake Constance and the North Sea. The upper half of the Middle Rhine (Rhine Gorge) from Bingen (Rhine-kilometer 526) to Koblenz (Rhine-kilometer 593) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site (designated in 2002) with moreContinue reading “The Romantic Rhine”

Traveling With A Starbucks Card

Starbucks is becoming as ubiquitous as McDonalds around the world. We have become accustomed to looking for these outlets as we travel. While we are not huge fans you can expect a consistent coffee offering along with free WiFi from Starbucks as you travel. We just got home from Europe and we just jumped toContinue reading “Traveling With A Starbucks Card”