Visit Germany’s Fairy Tale Trail

Some of the world’s best known Fairy Tale characters – Snow White, Red Riding Hood, Cinderella – all got their start in one particular area of Germany where the Brothers Grimm collected their famous Fairy Tales. Just in time for Halloween and prince and princess costumes, Travel Brigade takes you on a trip along the […]

Rheingau For It

German vacations bring to mind images of great beer, Oktoberfest, Bavarian cuckoo clocks and BMWs speeding along the autobahn. However, there’s another side of Germany—relaxed and romantic, where you bike through vineyards, explore centuries-old castles, cruise on the river, soak naked in thermal waters and enjoy a local bottle of Riesling. This laid-back Germany is […]

A Fairy Tale Vacation

Ever since the Brothers Grimm first published their fairy tales more than 200 years ago, the stories they gathered went from being told around the family fireplace to gaining worldwide recognition. Thanks to storybooks and Disney movies, characters like Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and Cinderella are known and loved by children of all […]

Frankfurt: Rhine, Main and Apple Wine

Join Travel Brigade in Frankfurt, Germany, to discover a city with amazing history but also has a modern skyline that is unique in Europe. From going to the top of Main Tower to overlook the river running through the city, to trying local food and drink at the Apple Wine Festival, to leaving a lock […]

Exploring the Fairy Tale Route in Germany

Have you ever read fairy tales and wondered where Sleeping Beauty may have rested her head? What tower may have inspired Rapunzel to toss down her hair? Why Little Red Riding Hood was wearing that color? Who were the Brothers Grimm who spread these magical tales throughout the world? You can find out more about […]

Travel to German Christmas Markets for Holiday Spirit

During the Advent season, there’s no better way to get in the holiday spirit through traveling than visiting one of Germany’s famous Christmas markets. A tradition that dates back to the late Middle Ages, Christmas markets are held in the open air and sell seasonal items like Christmas ornaments and toys along with food and […]