The ostrich farm (“Straussenfarm”) at Klostermühle Springiersbach halfway between Wittlich and Alf is holding a craft and Christmas market (“Handwerker und Weihnachtsmarkt”) on the weekend of 1st and 2nd December 2018. Continue reading “Craft and Christmas Market at the Ostrich Farm in Bengel”
The following is a list of classical concerts taking place this year at the beautiful Carmelite monastery church at Kloster Springiersbach, opposite the ostrich farm in near Bengel between Alf and Wittlich. Continue reading “Classical Concerts at Kloster Springiersbach”
Christmas is not far away now and most of us living in Germany will have already sampled the famous “Glühwein”. Known elsewhere as mulled wine, this warming drink is popular at the Christmas markets which start in late November. Continue reading “Recipes from the Mosel – Riesling Glühwein”
The Moselle region is one of Germany’s picturesque areas in the southwestern corner of this diverse country. Named and defined by its life-giving river: The Moselle. From Koblenz to Trier the river twists and turns about 200 kilometres. Its hillsides are perfect for mountain biking with amazing views and healthy exercise.
The European Travel Team has roamed the area on our own 2-wheelers and offer the last of our 3 recommendations for different cycle trips:
Strenuous climbs, steep descents, narrow paths and generous vistas. In the Moselle region, you have a network of trails with several thousand meters of altitude in a varied landscape that reward with fascinating panoramic views. Ideal for bikers who want a sporting holiday amongst vineyards and woods.
Nothing gives an appetite like a few hours of slowly climbing the steep…
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I recently discovered a very interesting and useful YouTube channel called “Get Germanized”. Continue reading “Get Germanized – Interesting Vlog”
We have a preconceived idea that everything in Germany is super slick and efficient. Indeed, German cars are a testament to that, but there is one area where Germany does let itself down – customer service. Continue reading “Customer Service Desert”
LEGO® lovers, get over to the monastery (yes, you did read correctly!) of Kloster Machern near Bernkastel Kues on the weekend of 3rd and 4th November 2018 as the 4th LEGO® Exhibition and Exchange event takes place then.
I found this pop at the British obsession with German Christmas markets rather amusing…!
Now here’s something which looks awesome fun – mini hot rod tours.
The tours involve whizzing around the Mosel valley or the famous Nürburgring racetrack in rather cool single seater cars. Styled like classic American hot rods, these cars are, as you can see from the picture, rather cool. Continue reading “Mini Hot Rod Tours”