The Chicago Brauhaus will have its last day this Sunday December 10th. A Lincoln Square institution for over 50 years and one last German restaurants in the area – it will be greatly missed. I am re-posting my story from 2011 along with new photos. Auf Wiedersehen! Well, according to Andre Knowlton of Bon Appetit it […]Read More Chicago Landmark The Brauhaus Closing Monday – Go While You Can!
Beach scene in Binz on Rügen Island in Germany. They have these great strandkörbe, beach baskets, you can lounge in for shade when you are done sunning and swimming.Read More Beach in Binz, Germany
Built in the 1920’s, Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport was a busy hub taken over by the Nazi’s in the 1930’s, the Russians in 1945 in the Battle of Berlin and finally handed to the US as part of the Potsdam Agreement and used throughout the Cold War years for military and commercial use. This historic landmark […]Read More Inside Tempelhofer Feld – From Nazi Airport to Public Park in the Heart of Berlin
If you didn’t know to look for the VW Bulli T1 that sits in front of the impossibly cute Weingalerie und Café NÖ! you might pass it by as the building is covered in vines. It’s a gem of a wine bar serving German and Mediterranean food near Unter Den Linden in the Mitte neighborhood. […]Read More VW Bulli T1 at Weingalerie und Café NÖ! – Berlin, Germany
Ballenberger is where you want to be for breakfast in Erfurt. Get the Genißerfrühstuck für 2. Delicious, impossibly cute and across the street from a park for great people watching.Read More German Breakfast at Ballenberger – Erfurt, Germany
View from Königsstuhl in the Nationalpark Jasmund a UNESCO site and protected beech forest in Rügen, Germany. Rügen is an island off the north coast of Germany near Sweden.Read More Königsstuhl – National Park Jasmund – Rügen, Germany
The brick gothic City Hall in Bremen, Germany was built around 1405. It is in a beautiful historic square and has UNESCO World Heritage Status.Read More City Hall In Bremen, Germany