Flap Alert! – The Anatomy of Lederhosen

What's the big deal with those embroidered shorts they wear in Germany? Here's the scoop, including lots of photos from the crowds headed toward Oktoberfest in Munich. History and the endless variations are included!

New World Visitors – Part 2: Bamberg, Germany, Bike Ride and Boat Tour

Entertaining visitors from the USA in Bamberg, Germany, including a bike ride, wine tasting, Italian restaurant and more wine (Federweisser)!

(Almost) Albrecht Dürer Exhibit in Nuremberg – Again

My second trip to Nuremberg to see the Albrecht Durer exhibit - except it didn't happen this time, either! Nevertheless, I visited Cafe Literaturhaus and Buchhandlung Walther Konig - a wonderful cafe and even more wonderful art bookstore.

Sunday Brunch at Schloss Seehof, a Rococo Castle Garden, Bamberg, Germany

Join me for Sunday Brunch at Schloss Seehof in Bamberg, Germany. You'll see replica furniture and furnishings, as well as a few originals from the late 1600s. Tour the interior and castle grounds, see the water fountain show and get a look at the being-restored labyrinth.