Originally known as Augusta Treverorum, Trier is Germany’s oldest city and famous for its rich Roman history and well preserved buildings. Continue reading “Spotlight on a Roman City”
Here are the movies being shown in the original soundtrack in Trier and Koblenz region over the coming week. The soundtracks are English unless stated otherwise. Continue reading “English Movie Screenings in the Mosel Region”
If you are a fan of Karl Marx, there is an exhibition being held at the Rheinisches Landesmuseum and the Museum Simeonstift in Trier commemorating the bicentenary of his birth. Continue reading “Karl Marx Exhibition in Trier”
If you are heading to Trier, you may be interested to know there are several regular markets for you to enjoy. Continue reading “Markets in Trier”
Be transported to the days of chivalrous knights and damsels in distress at the Medieval Days which takes place on 28th and 29th July 2018.
The area around the Kurfürstliches Palais will come alive with all things Medieval from jugglers, traditional music and dancing, fire eaters, knight’s games to traditional craftsmen selling their wares and much more. Of course, food and drink will be available from various cook shops and taverns. Continue reading “5th Medieval Days in Trier”
The railway from Trier to Koblenz follows the river for large stretches of its length making for a very scenic journey. However, as you will see in this video, there are some stretches which will make even the strongest of us flinch with fear as the train ekes its way through some very tight spots!
Trier University offers several Masters courses which are entirely taught in English. These are:
- Master of Science in Data Science
- Master of Science in Economics
- Master of Arts in International Economy and Public Policy
- Master of Science in Environmental Sciences
- Master of Arts in European and East Asian Governance
- Master of Science in Survey Statistics
For more information, their website can be found by clicking here.
Nice review of a from Trier on the Wine and Food blog.
Ayler Kupp, Riesling Auslese, 2012, Bischöfliche Weingüter Trier, White-wine from Germany
The first nip is a different note than many other Riesling from this area which is very close to the famous vineyard Scharzhofberg at the river Saar. It is a little bit tart and, it appears creamier and has more petrol. This Riesling is perhaps also a little bit less mineral although the soil is shist. Due to a bit more modest mineralitiy there is a different balance among Riesling’s typical fruitiness and freshness. The fruits are less citron but a bit more mature as apple and gooseberry but also some exotic flavors. The wine sparkles a bit on one tongue which is refreshing and has a very long reverberation. Although it is an Auslese this wine is dry and even a little bit fumy if you can say so.
The wine has a typical color of Riesling:…
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