I am a doctoral student in Germany and am inviting my parents from India for a short visit. I sent them an official invitation letter from the Ausländerbehörde which is called 'Verpflichtungserklärung'. This invitation clearly states that they will be accomodated at my apartment (which is a studentwohnheim -student apartment) which is big enough for all of us. But the German Consulate in India is not accepting this letter and is saying that it cannot be used as a proof of accomodation…
Hi, can anyone recommend a cute forest cabin type lodge in the south of the Black Forest? We're flying into Basel so somewhere not too far from there, definitely not past Freiburg. Looking for the kind of place that's like a fairy tale type cabin in the woods. Or anything even close to that haha! Or can you suggest an area I should look at? I'm sure you can see I'm pretty lost here, I just want to make sure we have the best possible time!! So excited!
So my wife and I are heading from the states to Europe for 2-3 weeks in July. My father was born & raised in Marburg, and his side of the family still lives there - this will be my third trip over (first without my parents) and my wife's first trip. As is always the case, we're stuck with too many things and too short of time. But rather than get into everything we've flagged, I'm looking for some general tips, tricks, or recommendations.
We're currently trying to put together a basic…
Here the list of things you should see in Cologne:
2. Cologne carneval (seasonal, February)
3. Chocolate Museum
4. Old town with bars and Little Shops
5. 4711 buildung
6. Ludwig museum
7. Make a boot ride on the river Rhine
8. Kölner Lichter ( seasonal, Juli)
9. Gestapo Museum
10. Roman-Germanic Museum
This is a truly personal list. There are many other things to discover in Cologne like the Hohenzollern bridge or the parfume museum. And plenty of hidden secrets as well. If you have…
We are 4 adult Indians (aged 39, 40, 42 & 65yrs) traveling to Germany & Paris for the first time. We arrive in Munich on 30 May and fly back to India from Paris on 20 June (Total 22 days). This is my second post on this forum with regards to this trip. This post is specifically with regards to train travel within Germany.
Hello. I'm going to see a bit of Germany at the end of the month, I will spend most of the time in Nuremberg but I want so save 2 days for Berlin. So my question is what is the cheapest way to travel between Munchen/ Nuremberg and Berlin ? Also how does the rideshare function? Is it ok ? If I choose to use this for how many days before should I look for something? My plane lands in Munchen, so is there anything in the city I shouldn't miss for nothing in the world? Thank you.
In May, want to fly into Berlin and then spend a couple of days in the spreewald region to relax, enjoy the countryside, cycle, canoe, etc. Does anyone have advice for a good base? Hotel/accommodation suggestion would be greatly appreciated - or even just the name of a town/village that is a good starting point for activities without being too urban/crowded/touristy. After all, this is supposed to be a thoroughly relaxed couple of days... I guess we will have to rent a car for convenience, but…