This time is tea time (or coffee time of course)!
Dresden is known for being the capital of the "Kaffeesachsen" as we call them in German (Coffee Saxons in English). This beautiful expression describes people who love taking a coffee in the afternoon, mostly together with a nice piece of cake, for instance the typical Dresden one: Eierschecke. The result of this cliché: beautiful cafés all over town. This article describes a few of them, but if ever you discover a non-mentioned one you like, make sure to drop it in the comments! Continue reading »
Have you been hiking all day in Saxon Switzerland? Did you check out the cultural highlights of Dresden, from A for Albertinum to Z for Zwinger? Do your feet smoke and your throats burn? High time for a cool beer! Our little pub guide will help you find your way around the wild pub jungle. Continue reading »
To the beach! To Thailand or to the Caribbean Islands! Traveling like this is always tempting for us, especially in winter, and if you can afford it and have time, you can quickly book a cheap flight into the warmth. Ahhhhh sun... after all the winter months we have earned that too! But you don't always have to go far to do something good for yourself. Today I take you by the hand and show you what you can do in my hometown in the dark season. I'll show you places to keep you warm and get you through the rest of the winter. Continue reading »
A Free Tour is a city tour, for which you don’t buy a ticket. In our case, you just meet Clara at the hostel (usually on Tuesdays and Thursdays) and have a nice guided walk through town. At the end (Church of Our Lady) you tip your guide depending on how you liked the tour (and how much budget you got left).
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Sure, Dresden is known for its high culture: We have the barock oldtown, churches, museums and the semper opera ball, but what we also have is a thriving and diverse subcultural electronic music scene, that sets the frame for an alternative way of celebrating music and being-with-one-another. Learn more about it in this post. Continue reading »