THE PALACE OF SANSSOUCI – WITHOUT A CARE

Hi my lovely readers! The Palace of Sanssouci, translated into “without a care” was the summer residents and pleasure palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. Sanssouci is located in Potsdam, a short drive or train ride away from Berlin and makes for a perfect day trip away from the city. Sanssouci is located within Sanssouci Park and is one of the many attractions … Continue reading THE PALACE OF SANSSOUCI – WITHOUT A CARE

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – ST NICHOLAS DAY

Hi my lovely readers! I wish you all a pleasant and festive 2nd Advent today and a happy St Nicholas Day! St Nicholas Day is a very important day for children in Germany during the Christmas season. It is celebrated every year on the 6th of December. It is a day when children get rewarded for being nice or punished with a rod or stick … Continue reading CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – ST NICHOLAS DAY

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – POTATO SALAD AND WIENER WÜRSTCHEN

Hi my lovely readers! Christmas is around the corner and I am certainly thinking about Christmas lunch already. I am spending Christmas in the UK this year for the first time alone with my partner. Normally, I would be in Germany or my parents would be here, but this is not possible this year. Still, I am determined to make it a nice festive period … Continue reading CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN GERMANY – POTATO SALAD AND WIENER WÜRSTCHEN

NEW PALACE – THE PRESTIGIOUS PALACE OF FREDERICK THE GREAT

Hi my lovely readers! As you may know, or maybe not, I am originally from Berlin, Germany. I love my hometown, there is plenty to see and do in Berlin. However, if you ever plan to to travel to Berlin, make the time to go to Potsdam to visit all the sights that are situated in Sanssouci Park, especially the New Palace, which this post … Continue reading NEW PALACE – THE PRESTIGIOUS PALACE OF FREDERICK THE GREAT

MY FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN BERLIN

Christmas is my favourite time of the year! Everything is beautifully decorated; the Christmas lights glitter everywhere and I absolutely love all the good food and drinks. One tradition that cannot be missed is going to the Christmas market. Many people go abroad during the festive season for a quick city break and in case you happen to go to Berlin, take a break from … Continue reading MY FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN BERLIN