The Wonders of Wismar

Sea air, a rich and storied history and the unique and beautiful architecture of this Hanseatic city make it a true German treasure. By Leah Larkin Wismar is often used by filmmakers. It’s no surprise. Wh... Read More...

Dazzling Christmas Markets of the Rhine

From Cologne to Freiburg, these annual holiday celebrations are filled with bright lights, delicious foods and warm smiles. By Don Heimburger Photographs by Don Heimburger The last time I was in the smal... Read More...

The Magic of Schwäbisch Gmünd

Explore the land of crusader kings, Catholic defiance, gold and silver. By Peter Vogt It was 29 September of the year 1168, and much of the small southwest German town of Gmünd (named for the confluence o... Read More...