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    • Art gallery

      Berlin Sep 25, 2015 at 2:57 PM

      Hi, i try to remember the name of a small art Gallery close to hackescher markt that sells lovely paintings for kids... Annonce can help?

    • Rammstein shirt?

      Berlin Sep 14, 2015 at 10:23 AM

      I wanna buy a rammstein shirt jn Berlin but I don't know where, does anybody know?
      I know I can buy it on the internet but that's less fun.

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      Nuremberg Xmas Market and Beginner Sking

      Bavaria Sep 30, 2015 at 6:58 AM

      Greetings forum. We are planning to go to Nuremberg to experience the Xmas market from around Dec 16th. 3 kids ages 8, 10 and 13. My questions are:
      (a) I have the options of direct flights to Munich, Frankfurt or Berlin. From the map it looks like Munich or Frankfurt might be the closet to then get to Nuremberg. Please advise which will be the best airport to fly into out of the 3 options for onward fastest/efficient transportation to Nuremberg - taxi or rail.

      (b) After 3 days of the market which we think should be enough, we are thinking of combining this with a "learn to ski" vacation. Is there any recommendations nearby Nuremberg that might work esp in Dec month? I have heard of persons combining Nuremberg market with sking in Austria so not sure if learn to ski options are available in environs. Recommendations on Austria welcome as well if better.


    • Nuremberg river boat docks

      Nürnberg Sep 25, 2015 at 1:26 PM

      How does one get to the river boat dock "hafenstrasse, anliegestelle fur Kabinenschiffe" from the central bus/train station or Bahnhofstratte street? Is there a bus line that takes you close to the docking area.

    • Day trip to Dresden from Berlin

      Berlin Sep 13, 2015 at 1:15 PM


      We will be for a week in Berlin this December and I really wish to go for a day to Dresden. I was trying to find a tour but I noticed and all tour companies does not organise tours in winter time. Can anyone help me weather it is easy or not to make it on my own with the train. This will be my first time in Germany.

      I thank you in advance


    • Indian Restaurant

      Coburg Sep 10, 2015 at 3:13 AM

      Hello is there an Indian Restaurant in Coburg ? can somebody please send me the address / tentative location or contact details of the place.
      Major Indian food cravings Happening. !

    • Shopping for Gold

      Munich Sep 9, 2015 at 2:16 AM

      I would like to thank you in advance for taking your time to answer my question.I just moved to Munich, and I'm looking for a place to buy gold jewelry or coins.

    • Castle Puzzle

      Oberammergau Oct 4, 2015 at 3:24 AM

      I am looking for the royal castle neuschwanstein puzzle. How can i find it to purchase it?

    • ordering package to post office?

      Berlin Oct 3, 2015 at 2:23 PM

      I'm visiting Berlin soon and i will be doing some online shopping. I will be staying at different places so i need to pick the packages from the post office and i don't want them delivered to an address. Can i use the "postfiliale" service to order the my packages and also would i be able to pick them using my passport as an ID?


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      Halloween, Allerheiligen, Allerseelen

      Land Baden-Württemberg Sep 18, 2015 at 4:15 AM

      I will be in Freiburg 30th Oct - 2nd Nov. I've just realised that this covers Halloween, All Saints and All Souls Day. I suspect (to be honest, I hope) that Badners don't celebrate Halloween in the same tacky(!) way as the USA and latterly the UK. In fact, isn't the Germans' use of 'Halloween' Denglish? What was wrong with 'Vorabend vom Allerheiligenfest'?! Question: On Nov 1 and Nov 2 do any traditional events relating to Allerheiligen and Allerseelen take place in Südbaden? Would need to be accessible by train or bus from Freiburg.

    • Lubeck to Hamburg

      Lübeck Sep 17, 2015 at 10:54 AM

      Best (cheapest) way from Lubeck to Hamburg?
      Is there any group ticket?

      Any commuter trains?


    • Stag Weekend questions

      Munich Sep 13, 2015 at 4:57 AM


      I’m going with a group of 20 males to Munich next month on a stag (after Oktoberfest ends) and have been reading it’s tough with bouncers and stuff there which is annoying but what can you do, we will try our best. The rough plan is touristy beer halls evening and then Schwabing one night, Haidhausen the other night and probably Kultfabrik late probably both nights… does these sound feisable with the size group we are?

      We won’t be dressing in stupid outfits or anything, we’re all aged between 30 – 34 and won’t be walking up to doors in a huge group or anything.

      Also a couple of other questions if any helpful sorts out there might know –

      Where would be the hottest curry restaurant in Munich? I want atomic levels of spice if possible, ghost chili curry sort of thing.

      Is there any hope whatsoever of getting tickets to Bayern Munich v Koln FC around the grounds on the day for a reasonable price (unlikely I know)

      We’re into music-wise, rock n roll, rock, indie, Britpop sort of stuff, are there any particular bars, pubs, clubs we should aim for, or is it all just electro dance stuff?

      I’m trying also to find an obese stripper for the stag, like the fatter the better, they call them blubbergrams in Ireland and roly-poly strippers in the UK, for an idea of what I’m on about,  is there anyone or anywhere I could contact to book this for the stag? All I can find is regular strippers but that won’t do..

      Thanks for any guidance!


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      Stop enroute

      Donauwörth Sep 12, 2015 at 10:05 AM

      We plan to be traveling by train from Nördlingen to Augsburg next spring. There is a transfer point at Donauwörth, which appears to be a pretty nice town for a visit. I was thinking of a 3 hour stop just to get a quick look at the town. Does anyone know if there are luggage lockers at the train station? Is there any reason why this would not be a reasonable plan? Thanks for any help. Gary

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      Hotels walking distance to Nuremberg Xmas Market

      Bavaria Sep 30, 2015 at 10:39 AM

      Hi trying to find out a few hotel or accommodation options which are closest to or directly on the Xmas market - say 5 - 10 mins or less walking distance as with 3 small kids. Bit of a struggle on the internet to get a direct answer. Grateful for any recommendations or suggestions. Thanks.

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      Solo travellers?

      Cologne Sep 25, 2015 at 10:05 AM

      I am visiting cologne for 3 days on 20th October 2015. This is my first ever solo trip and am after some tips on where to visit and if there any other solo travellers visiting cologne during this time. I am a little daunted but am hoping that there will plenty for me to do for the 3 days I am there.

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      Best area to stay

      Berlin Sep 24, 2015 at 3:55 AM

      What is the best / most scenic / most central area to stay in Berlin?

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      Who knows of a good hostel in Berlin?

      Berlin Sep 21, 2015 at 4:36 AM

      My girlfriend and I will be traveling to Berlin for a week in March although it's early to book we'd like to do some research from people who've traveled Berlin before or do live there. We would like to have a centrally locatetd accommodation close to good nightlife areas and close to transport to get to all the sights Thanks!

    • Day trip to Dresden from Berlin

      Berlin Sep 13, 2015 at 12:04 AM


      We will be for a week in Berlin this December and I really wish to go for a day to Dresden. I was trying to find a tour but I noticed and all tour companies does not organise tours in winter time. Can anyone help me weather it is easy or not to make it on my own with the train. This will be my first time in Germany.

      I thank you in advance


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      Munich city centre car parking

      Munich Sep 30, 2015 at 12:40 AM

      I am staying in Munich next month and thinking of hiring a car from the airport, I am staying in the centre of Munich and don't mind having to walk a distance to get the car.
      Any suggestions

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      Not too noisy German restaurant for a Friday evening

      Cologne Sep 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM


      Can anyone recommend a not too noisy German restaurant in Cologne's city centre/old town for a small VT meeting.
      Most of the typical brewing houses get quite noisy on a Friday evening, so that a good talk isn't possible anymore.

      I have been for a quiet a few times to this place:

      which is nice when one can sit outside in the courtyard, but as the interior is quite small it gets very noisy in there.

      So all recommendations are welcome.

    • Passau River Cruise Port excursion to Salzburg City Centre

      Passau Sep 17, 2015 at 4:11 PM

      I have a group of 18 adults. We will be arriving at Passau port on a river cruise early morning in November. We will like to either take a private tour or a private transfer to visit Salzburg for about 9 hours including to/from transportation times. Please advise the best way to go Salzburg. If possible, please suggest a reliable local tour supplier or a reliable private transfer company to contact.

    • Safety in Berlin

      Berlin Sep 22, 2015 at 6:39 AM

      Is berlin safe to travel to at present?

    • New Years Eve, Frankfurt

      Frankfurt am Main Sep 30, 2015 at 10:44 AM

      Hi, we are a party of 6 adults in our 50s who are looking entertainment with dinner on New Years Eve during our stay in Frankfurt. Would appreciate any suggestions or help. Thank you. Lesley

    • Garmisch-Partenkirchen area location to stay?

      Garmisch-Partenkirchen Sep 19, 2015 at 2:03 PM

      Hi GaPa experts,
      Please recommend me location to stay in Garmisch-Partenkirchen area. I just spent couple of hours searching for the answer, but there are so many conflicting opinions! We are two couples – no kids, will have a rental car and planning to stay for 5 nights in this area, probably rent a house/apartment. What town would you recommend to stay? We’d like to drive around, visit couple of castles, enjoy scenery, go for 2-3 hour hikes, etc. At night we’d like to go out (would be nice within walking distance) and have at least some selection of restaurants/bars.
      Thanks a lot in advance!

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      Ideas for day trips around Hamburg?

      Hamburg Yesterday

      Planning a week in Hamburg over Chrismas. Any idea for one or two day trips (by train or bus)?
      I was thinking of Kiel on the "city" side, or Cuxhaven on the "sea" side....
      I know, it's winter, and there is a lot to see in Hamburg..., but I wouldn't mind a day somewhere else.

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      Tour the night watchman

      by RenataT Online Now Feb 13, 2015 at 4:47 AM

      My husband and I will stay in St. Goar for 3 nights to know the region.
      What do you think of this tour?

      Is it nice to it and then get dinner in town and enjoy the view of Cochem by night? Then take the train back to St. Goar?

      thanks !

      -1 Answer Feb 13, 2015 at 4:57 AM
    • Copper Fountain Store

      by rcaspari Online Now Jul 12, 2014 at 3:41 PM

      When I was last in Cochem in 2005, there was a shop that sold beautiful copper fountains.
      Is it still there?

    • The small house on the side of the bridge?

      by Bernvals Online Now Mar 8, 2014 at 1:43 PM

      In I think it was 1952 I stayed in Cochem fo about a week on a school outing. We stayed on the bank opposite the one with the castle. On the castle side of the bridge was a small building which we were told was once a lock-up used by the local police for persons misbehaving! Was this so and is it still there? On one of our days out we went to the Nurburg Ring? to watch a race with the top racing drivers of the world competing. Also I think I recall a large barrel in the square during a wine festival where small glasses of wine were dispensed at about 20 pfennig a time. I hope my memory hasn't failed me too much!

      2 Answers Mar 9, 2014 at 1:15 AM
    • Bus Parking

      by roygarren Online Now Nov 7, 2013 at 3:42 AM

      Where can we park a 44 passenger bus? We have a tour of the castle and a Knights' Dinner this Saturday night

      2 Answers Nov 7, 2013 at 6:54 AM
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      What is this monument like seen in many towns in Rhine valley

      by yogb Online Now May 22, 2012 at 5:36 AM

      Can someone tell me what is this ( seen in every town in Rhine valley

      2 Answers May 24, 2012 at 3:32 PM
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      Pig on the Wall?

      by Riverview Online Now Apr 26, 2010 at 5:38 PM

      Where did you see the pig on the wall? Is it a bar or restaurant?

      5 Answers Apr 27, 2010 at 3:41 AM
    • Parkhotel Cochem

      by DSHAYES Online Now Mar 28, 2010 at 3:43 AM

      I have just made a reservation at the hotel. As my partner has difficulty with stairs, I would like to ensure that the hotel has an elevator

      2 Answers Mar 28, 2010 at 5:04 AM
    • Fast train from koblenz to Cochem

      by joanyoung Online Now Feb 12, 2010 at 9:46 PM

      Our time is limited, so need to know about fast train schedules from Koblenz to Cochem.
      The info I asked for on the DB website said it would take 6 to 7 hours by train between those two towns. Not possible, unless it is a "milk-run", dropping off tourists along the way. What is the most efficient train travel Koblenz to Cochem?

      6 Answers Feb 13, 2010 at 11:21 PM
    • Self Catering in Cochem

      by dkhilton Online Now May 12, 2006 at 5:44 PM

      My family and I are thinking of spending some time in Cochem but I'd have to do the self-catering thing as I have food allergies. Any suggestions on a good place for families that isn't too expensive, but in town and nice, with a kitchen? Also, does anyone know where the grocery stores are there? What days are markets? Where is the best place for vegetables and fish? That sort of thing. I hope someone out there knows the region and can help us with self-catering ideas for Cochem!


      2 Answers Oct 22, 2006 at 3:51 AM