Moselle for bikers – Mountain biking

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…

Moselle for bikers – The Maare-Mosel cycle trail

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. Just north of the Moselle lies the Eifel region. Millions of years ago, this low mountain range was a scene of extensive…

Moselle for bikers – The Moselle cycle route

The Moselle region is one of Germany’s picturesque areas in the southwestern corner of this diverse country. Bordering Luxemburg and just a one-hour drive from France and 2 hours from Holland, this region is defined by its life-giving and name-giving river: The Moselle. From Koblenz to Trier, the river twists and turns about 200 kilometres. Ah,…

Land of thousand lakes

Mecklenburg Lake District. Picture autumn colours – yellow, red and brown leaves on the trees and on the ground – a light haze in the air due to the seasonal dampness and only a light breeze – not enough to break the mirror-like surface of the lakes, not enough to spoil the image of autumn…

Trier – Roman heritage in Germanys oldest city

Trier: Germany’s oldest city with lots of Roman ruins and buildings, since it was the Roman stronghold in the north of Germany from around 100 BC to around 400 AD. Named Treuorum by the Celts, that funded the city back in 400 BC, renamed Augusta Treverorum by the Roman conquerors and called Treves by the French, today’s…

Pamper yourself to a Design Hotel

I readily admit it: I am penny-pincing. I’m actually convinced that I have some Scottish ancestry due to the fact that I save and keep my things ..forever and I always check prices at least 10 other places before I buy, in order to be sure, that I got the best deal. With that in…

Eating, drinking and exploring in the border region

Europe is full of border regions. Regions, which borders, language and ruling king could change overnight, dependent on, who was victorious in a war or a battle. It certainly wan’t easy to live in a border region back then. Nowadays though, the regions are gifted with lots of castles, fortifications and other historic evidence of the…