Christmas in Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig Christmas Market

Germany knows how to celebrate Christmas. The Christmas markets here are some of the best I have ever seen. Walking the streets of Leipzig the smell of cinnamon tempts and delights the senses.  Aware cinnamon is a smell that attracts buyers, just a few years back I found out it [...] Read more »



Leipzig, located in northeast Germany makes for a pleasant walkabout with a contrasting architecture of multiple eras quite prevalent. Structures from the very modern, the historical, WWII destruction, and the drab communist era blend together right next to one another in some places. Another contrast: Parts of the city are [...] Read more »

Leipzig Lodging

Penta Hotel Leipzig germany

Penta Hotel, Leipzig, Germany in short summary: Good location close to train station and buses, and an easy walk to all downtown areas.  Good service. A little different concept – check in counter is at the bar, immediately through the main entrance. Hotel lobby is relaxing with a large gas [...] Read more »

Hotel Christine, Landstuhl, Germany

Landstuhl germany

Hotel Christine in Landstuhl, Germany  is where we stay and the location works well. The Italian pizzeria and restaurant Taormina is across the street, the New York Grill-Pizza-Kebap  is near as well and the hotel has a restaurant of it’s own called Cockpit Lounge . Hotel Christine has nice clean rooms with custom made [...] Read more »