Too big to miss and too beautiful to skip. Germany is an amazing country with so much to see and do. From the many castles to incredible forests, mountains, cities, villages. Of course you can eat your way through the different regions and sip a beer here and there.


Fun Facts

Germany Profile

The local currency is the Euro.

Here you find the current exchange rate.

Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Islam 4%, Unaffiliated or other 28%.

German 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, Italian 0.7%, Greek 0.4%, Polish 0.4%, other 4.6%.

German (official). Because of migrants there are many other languages spoken as well such as Turkish, Arabic, Farsi, Chinese,

Where is Germany?

Located in central Europe, Germany is made up of the North German Plain, the Central German Uplands (Mittelgebirge), and the Southern German Highlands. It shares borders with The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland and Denmark. 

Is Germany safe?

Germany is a very safe country to travel to. Its crimes rates are low and the law is strictly respected. The most common form of a crime you’ll probably encounter is pickpocketing or bicycle theft.

Do I need a visa for Germany?

It depends on the country you are from. Check here if you need a visa to travel to Germany.


Crossing borders

Crossing borders

After two nights in the cold, many steps in the snow and nothing but bread and pizza it was time to leave Germany and it's corona restrictions behind and head for another country and hopefully some sun. After visiting the Hohenzaller Castle we travelled all the way...

Hohenzollern Castle

Hohenzollern Castle

Wales is known for it's many castles, if you didn't know shame on you! No, kidding. But, Wales is the country with the most castles on the planet, so if you love castles like we do that is definitely a place you should visit. However, Germany is also known for it's...

Freudenstadt & snow

Freudenstadt & snow

As prepared as always we were totally surprised by the amount of snow in the area. We love snow, but often we have the right gear with us. But, we can handle some frozen toes and it's beautiful to take photos of the van. She is doing a great job btw, like the Dutch...

One week on the road

One week on the road

Wow, I can’t imagine it has only been one week since we voted and left home. We’ve already had so many adventures. From almost freezing to death on the Dutch farmland to eating wonderful home made pizza in Germany and sleeping in the beautiful Schwarzwald. At the...