Architecture of Munich Reinsurance Company’s HQ

The headquarters of the Munich Reinsurance Company in Germany resides in this imposing piece of architecture built just for their own purposes. Designed by architects Oswald Eduard Bieber and Wilhelm Hollweck; built in 1912/13, it's located across the street from the Munich Riding School on the edge of the English Garden.

Medieval Castle Grünwald South of Munich

Medieval Castle Grünwald, just south of Munich, resides on the Isar near the Filmstadt of Bavaria. With artifacts from the Middle Ages and modern art like the sculptures of Schwanthaler, visitors can get a taste of the past while enjoying an upscale neighborhood.

Dinzler Coffee Roasters and Autobahn Reststop, Germany

A surprisingly delicious breakfast/brunch/lunch place on Autobahn A8 in Bavaria's Irschenberg just south of Munich in Germany. Dinzler roasts their own coffee, which you can also buy at other retailers, but it's worth a stop-in to sample their handcrafted food. While you wait on a table, you can tour their small coffee museum and catwalk through the roasting operation.

A Stroll Down the Champs-Élysées

One of the most famous avenues in the world, the Champs-Élysées, stretches from the Louvre through the Tuileries Garden, past the Place de la Concorde and to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Here's my stroll down this famous boulevard.

Love Locks on the Bridges in Paris

The love locks on bridges is creating a destructive problem in Paris, France, and in many other European cities. The weight of the locks destroys bridges, but I am so happy I got to photograph them before the city executes its plan for replacing the locked bridges with unlockable ones.