Ohh, Germany. The land of breathtaking alpine scenery, fairy tale villages dotted with half timbered houses, hearty and delectable cuisine, stunning castles and not to mention, delicious German beer. Although many people associate Germany with the horrible events of WWII, Germany is now a multicultural country with kindhearted people and is known to have some of the most hard working, smart and industrious populations not only in Europe, but the world.
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During my visit to Germany, I made my way from the southern regions of Bavaria, which is home to Munich and The Alps near the infamous Neuschwanstein Castle, all the way up to the bustling port city of Hamburg in the north region of Lower Saxony, situated near Denmark. As I made my way through each region of Germany, I would fall in love with the country over and over again with every step through a new city centre.
Whether you decide to take a trip to Germany to visit the snow capped peaks, slow paced life and glamorous castles of Bavaria, or to dive into the bustling city life of Frankfurt, each place you visit will have its own charming characteristics and have you wondering why you haven’t visited sooner. And even if you do end up going just for the beer…your secret is safe with me.
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