Munich is the beer capital of Europe and this summer sees the city celebrate the 200th anniversary of the law that allowed the city to open beer gardens.
One of the most romantic events on the Black Forest calendar takes place in Baiersbronn on 28 July 2012 - the "Tonbachtalbeleuchtung". Imagine a warm summer's night and 40,000 small candles in colourful paper cups floating through the valley like a sea of light.
400,000 visitors per day can't be wrong: Düsseldorf's "Biggest Fun Fair on the Rhine" (13 - 22 July 2012) is a summer festival superlative and simultaneously one of the best-kept summer secrets among German fests.
The debt-free metropolis on the Rhine is famously regarded as one of the hot spots of international fashion. So much fashion competence concentrated in one area means that the opportunities to shop in Düsseldorf are just endless - it's where "shopping at its best" can be enjoyed!
Rhineland-Palatinate is Germany's number one wine-producing region. (Around 70 percent of all German wine is produced here) Its mild, sunny climate and nutrient-rich soils are perfectly suited for growing grapes.
The Birkenhof Brennerei at Nistertal in the Westerwald region is a traditional grain distillery run by the same family since 1848. "New traditions in old barrels make for a smooth blend" is the motto of the award-winning distillery.
More than 90 years after its foundation, Bauhaus, the world's most famous art and design school, captures the public's imagination more than ever.
Spring marks the start of the herb season in Frankfurt. On Maundy Thursday, known as Green Thursday in Germany, locals traditionally enjoy a good helping of the famous Frankfurt Green Sauce, made with seven regional herbs.
In 2012 the metropolis on the Rhine is again bursting with rich and varied musical influences in all areas, showing that music in Düsseldorf is more than just an excellent remembrance of a very successful Eurovision Song Contest last year. The city tells a musical story to everybody!
Generator Hostels is expanding its presence in Germany with the launch of a third hostel and the second in Berlin, which is set to open in the first half of 2013.
Having too many walks in an area is an unusual problem to have. But in the Bavarian Forest National Park and surrounding area, paths and former forest roads provide a sometimes bewildering breadth of choice for walkers in this part of Germany and the adjoining Czech Republic!
Over the next few weeks, people walking across the Römerberg on their way to the Emperor's Cathedral will automatically find themselves facing a gigantic construction site.
This year, fans of both the fine and performing arts have a variety of cultural highlights to look forward to. It all starts on 25th February, with the Städel Museum finally opening its munch-anticipated underground extension.
Generator Hostels, Europe’s leading hostel chain, has opened the doors of its newest hostel in Hamburg, Germany, bringing the number of its locations across Europe to six.
With the festive season out of the way, it's time to plan for Carnival - that spectacular time of year that sees many cities throughout the world explode into fanfare of colour, music and dance.
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