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March 11

Holiday location & rentals in NE Germany

We're looking for interesting places to stay in Mecklenburg Vorpommern for a week in early July. [more inside]
posted by biffa around Germany at 10:40 AM - 2 answers

October 30, 2022

Black Forest Everything

I'm considering a winter trip to the Black Forest. Have you been to the region, especially in the winter? Please give me your tips on absolutely everything! I'm especially looking for ideas for cool activities + great towns to base oneself in + great hotels with a local vibe. Thanks!
posted by artisthatithaca around Germany at 7:53 AM - 4 answers

June 12, 2022

What should I do in Frankfurt?

I’m spending a couple of days in Frankfurt. I like quirky stuff, social experiments, and any sort of event or space that fosters interaction among people. Basically, I like something where you can show up and interact with people, or something weird and unusual, and bonus points for something that is both those things. What would you recommend? [more inside]
posted by ManInSuit around Frankfurt, Germany at 6:17 PM - 5 answers

March 22, 2022

Recommendations around the Rheinsteig

We're thinking about a trip to walk the Rheinsteig. Give us your recommendations! [more inside]
posted by backseatpilot around Germany at 9:28 AM - 4 answers

March 19, 2022

Unusual/unique hotels in SW Germany

I'm looking for recommendations of places to stay in the West of Germany (roughly) south of Mannheim and north of Freiburg im Breisgau. I'm particularly interested in places that are a bit unusual or have some character (e.g. castles, farms, or places otherwise off the beaten track). [more inside]
posted by sueinnyc around Germany at 4:18 AM - 3 answers has best

December 1, 2021

Any reason to postpone a trip to Germany in a month?

What are the prospects for a New Year’s Eve vacation to Germany and Amsterdam from NYC? What is the chance we might have to quarantine, or is there any other important reason that we might want to postpone this trip? [more inside]
posted by andoatnp around Germany at 2:59 PM - 13 answers

November 21, 2021

Are the Christmas markets in Dusseldorf open?

We (American couple) love going German Christmas markets. We're planning to go to Dusseldorf a few weeks from now, but we're worried that the markets won't be open after reading the very sad news that the Christmas markets in Bavaria and Saxony can't open this year. [more inside]
posted by Wet Hen around Dusseldorf, Germany at 4:48 AM - 6 answers

November 1, 2021

Purchasing a hard sided cat crate in Frankfurt Airport?

This coming spring we'll be moving from Denver to Tbilisi, Georgia, with our cats. We're able to have both of them in cabin with us from Denver to Frankfurt, but apparently one will have to be in the hold for the Frankfurt to Tbilisi leg. We can work with this, but I can't figure out how we're going to find a hard crate at the airport. Lufthansa didn't have any suggestions -- anyone have any ideas?
posted by korej around Rüsselsheim Am Main, Germany at 4:59 PM - 3 answers has best

July 14, 2020

American accountant with no CPA looking for a job in Germany

I am planning to move to Germany with my fiancee, who is an EU citizen but not from Germany but she speaks German fluently. I am an accountant and I have around 8 years experience, but my title is still staff accountant, and I have no CPA. However, I do have a Masters in Accounting. I also do not currently speak German, but I have a strong interest to learn it since I like languages. I just want to know what the job market in Germany will be like for me with the credentials I listed above. Will I have a difficult time finding a job?
posted by Tuxtax around Germany at 3:42 PM - 4 answers

February 24, 2020

Dining alone in Berlin

I'll be traveling to Berlin alone in late May. I'm very accustomed to traveling alone, but this is the first time I'll be by myself outside North America. I have questions about dining. [more inside]
posted by holborne around Berlin, Germany at 3:18 PM - 8 answers

January 30, 2020

A few days in Berlin with a baby?

We will have a few days in Berlin in April with a crawling but not yet walking baby. What can we do with said baby, particularly related to dining, and suggestions for where to stay? [more inside]
posted by k8t around Berlin, Germany at 9:00 AM - 8 answers

January 28, 2020

Last-Minute Trip to Germany

My partner is going to Germany for work, (Hamburg, Frankfurt) and I impulsively bought tickets to visit. They were an unbelievable deal. The low cost is offset by the fact that the tickets don't go exactly where I need to be. There will be trains and buses involved. I don't speak German. Having never been to Germany, how feasible is this? [more inside]
posted by domo around Germany at 2:29 PM - 20 answers has best

October 18, 2019

A gift for a friend who recently moved to Berlin?

I'm looking for a gift for a friend of mine who recently moved to Berlin, Germany. What's a good gift for someone who is new to Berlin (coming from the USA)? [more inside]
posted by wikipedia brown boy detective around Berlin, Germany at 10:48 AM - 8 answers

July 13, 2019

Heidelberg, Germany: camera store stocking Olympus camera batteries?

All my preparations for a trip to Heidelberg went so great except for one thing: I am an idiot and left my Olympus E-M1 Mark 1 camera batteries in and around the battery charger at home. Does anyone know of a shop in Heidelberg that carries Olympus camera gear and might have Olympus BLN-1 batteries? I have a portable charger, just none of the batteries. I arrive Sunday (tomorrow) and am staying in the city center.
posted by StrawberryPie around Heidelberg, Germany at 12:00 PM - 3 answers has best

June 29, 2019

Long Germany layovers: 6 hours in Frankfurt, overnight in Munich

Traveling with three teenagers (16, 14, 12) from US to Athens this weekend on Lufthansa and we have long layovers each way — 2pm to 8:30pm Tuesday in Frankfurt and 9pm Monday to 9am Tuesday in Munich. We’ve never been to Germany (and don’t speak German), but we hate to spend more time than necessary in the airport, or in the case of Munich, sleep away our time in a hotel. [more inside]
posted by blueshammer around Munich, Germany at 8:05 AM - 16 answers has best

May 29, 2019

Germany trip: Frankfurt to Berlin suggestions?

Headed to Germany for a 9-day trip this summer. We fly into Frankfurt, and then the 2nd half of the trip will be in Berlin (where we'll depart from). Question is: how should we spend a few days getting from Frankfurt to Berlin? [more inside]
posted by mark7570 around Germany at 12:07 PM - 9 answers has best

April 1, 2019

3 nights in Berlin

I will be visiting Berlin for the first time later this month. I will be there for three nights with a buddy, and we are both kinky people. We are not only kinky people, of course. We like food, we like ambling around, we like tea, libraries, and bookstores. In my case, also arboretums and cemeteries. Not usually so fond of museums, however. My budget is modest; I have lodging. What should I do? Where should I go? [more inside]
posted by Bella Donna around Berlin, Germany at 10:04 AM - 7 answers has best

December 17, 2018

Where can we watch the newest episode of RuPauls Drag Race in Munich?

Allstars S4e2 comes out in the states on December 21. We're in Munich at that time and would like to watch it with a friendly crowd. Where should we go?
posted by Uncle around Munich, Germany at 1:16 PM - 0 answers

November 16, 2018

Two eccentric ladies in Munich

So my mom and I will be spending next week in Munich. What do we want to do? I've browsed helpful earlier questions, but there are some specifics of our interests below the fold. [more inside]
posted by huimangm around Munich, Germany at 10:14 PM - 8 answers

November 12, 2018

14 hour layover in Frankfurt on Dec. 23: realistic day trip ideas?

What are some ideas for day trips near Frankfurt I could take? Will things be open on Dec. 23? It is also a Sunday. More details below. [more inside]
posted by dubhemerak3000 around Frankfurt, Germany at 10:35 AM - 7 answers has best