A castle at a great cultural crossroads provides the perfect base for exploring a German region often overlooked by overseas visitors.
War history, industrial heritage and the world's largest Christmas tree.
Wurzburg's baroque palace and history is only topped by a cold glass of the Franconia region's favourite drop, silvaner.
Five weeks travelling with a group in one campervan was a lesson in living simply with fewer belongings.
From Beethoven to gummy bears, schnitzels to war history, Bonn has plenty to offer.
Its military starkness upsets some, but there's no denying the power of this memorial to Soviet soldiers.
Being less predictable may just be the next big marker of true luxury.
Vivid, provocative Berlin is one of the world's great destinations for thoughtful travellers and this year marks 30 years since the fall of its Wall.
There is so much more to Germany than beer and sausages. This is a tantalising country of spectacular scenery, grand palaces and magical forests. From Berlin to Bavaria and Oktoberfest to Christmas markets, this is an all-in-one experience for travellers of any age. Indulge in local treats, learn of folktales or bask under big-city lights. This place won't disappoint.