Thuringia

Making chocolate lollipops

A first for me: Making a chocolate lollipop at Viba in Erfurt

[Ad] I admit I am a chocolate lover. I believe there are hardly any chocolate flavours that I don’t like. Add marzipan or nougat into the mix and I will have a hard time saying no. This leaves no doubt whatsoever that going to confectionary café Viba in Erfurt was exactly the right activity for…

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egapark erfurt big park with gardens and an amusement park

Tuesday morning at egapark Erfurt

[Ad] The egapark, a big park with gardens and an amusement park, is located in the south-west of Erfurt. It takes about 12 minutes on the tram to get here from the Old Town. On a sunny Tuesday morning, I headed over there to explore the area.

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KiKa characters in Erfurt

Sandman, dear Sandman

Picture this: You walk through a town, not expecting anything unusual. But then suddenly you see him – your favourite cartoon character from your childhood. The one that sent you to bed every night. The one that, in my days, existed twice: One for East Germany and one for West Germany. The Sandman. I am…

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World Heritage region Wartburg-Hainich

Between action, relaxation and culture – out and about in the World Heritage region Wartburg-Hainich

[Ad] The World Heritage region Wartburg-Hainich in Thuringia – I was on tour to discover the region and was amazed by its variety. It has something for everyone’s ideal holiday.

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middle of Germany

Where is the middle of Germany?

To be honest, that is a question I never had until I visited the World Heritage region Wartburg-Hainich. I had heard of places like the Greenwich meridian or of traditions that come with crossing the equator or the arctic circle. Do they do something like that in the middle of Germany, too?

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National Park Hainich

High above the trees – out and about on the canopy path in the National Park Hainich

[ad] I have always wanted to see a canopy path. Fortunately, I had the chance to experience one as part of a PR trip to the world heritage region Wartburg-Hainich.

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