The city of Emden has a rich history. During the middle ages, it was a wealthy port until a catastrophic flood diverted the Ems River outside of town. As far as the […]
I am not Catholic but I love the restrictive nature of their religious traditions. As an ala carte Lutheran, where almost anything goes, it is refreshing to have some rules put on […]
Emden’s weihnachtsmarkt is certainly not going to end up in any travel guides but it was better this year than last. They made a cozy park surrounded by food stands […]
Rothenburg ob der Tauber along the romantic road in Bavaria is a lovely place to spend the afternoon. It was full of Americans and being one I didn’t mind but […]
Hubby has developed a taste for fast cars and racing as part of his MLC. This puts demands on me to smile and nod or go along and develop a […]
Spending a weekend in Mosel Valley would be a nice getaway if we did not have to spend half the time watching the Langstreckenmeisterschaft at Nürburgring. Hubby is the travel […]
We had to check out the Herring days in Emden and thought we would save the fun until Sunday. Maybe we should have checked the weather report before we set […]
Any self-respecting European will be watching the finals next week of the Eurovision song contest final on the 29 th of May, if only to poke fun. This year’s contest is being […]
Emden’s festival focuses on herring, tall ships and a traditional Shanty choirs to underscore the seafaring heritage of the city.
This nutty German postal worker is madly in love with his cat and wanted to make her an honest woman before she passes away from her terminal illness. The wedding […]
On one of the warmest days so far this spring, we took a trip to the flea market in Leer. We are starting to recognize some of the vendors at the Flohmaxx markets and saw the dutch women who sold us the tins from last week.
If while driving along a country road in Lower Saxony you see a gang of drunken men throwing balls, never fear, you have happened upon a game of the people, […]