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3 days in Munich - what to see and do

3 days in Munich

3 days in Munich – what to see and do   By Guest blogger Christoph Ruzicka with Eco Backpacking     Munich, the capital of Bavaria, is mostly known for hosting the annual Oktoberfest. However, the famous beer festival is not the only reason to visit. It’s easy to get lost wandering through the historic […]

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Exploring the palaces and gardens of Potsdam

Exploring the palaces and gardens of Potsdam

Exploring the palaces and gardens of Potsdam Spring time in Potsdam is the ideal time frame to visit the royal palaces and gardens around Potsdam in Brandenburg, Germany. Home to the Prussian Kings of Germany and their magnificent royal residences, Potsdam became their showpiece close to the city of Berlin and the German equivalent to Versailles. The […]

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Speicherstadt Warehouse District - a new Unesco site

Speicherstadt Warehouse District – a new Unesco site

Speicherstadt Warehouse District – a new Unesco World Heritage site in Hamburg Can you believe that Hamburg’s old warehouse district is one of the newest Unesco World Heritage sites and the first certified site for the German city? Well yes, when you consider that the Speicherstadt Warehouse District in Hamburg is the largest and one of the most historic […]

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