Have you ever been at a port anniversary? Why not aim high and start in Hamburg? From thursday on, Hamburg celebrates its 824th year of harbour tradition. Check the programme: http://www.hamburg.de/hafengeburtstag-english/ / Wart ihr schon einmal auf einem Hafengeburtstag? Warum nicht in Hamburg damit anfangen? Ab Donnerstag feiert die Hansestadt 824 Jahre Hafentradition. Schaut euch das Programm an: http://www.hamburg.de/hafengeburtstag/
In love with Shakespeare-town! © Julia Prange
His traces can even be found in an English translation of the Bible: At 46, in Psalm 46, in the 46th word from the top and the 46th word from the bottom. It’s true, the guide wasn’t making it up. You can check in the Bible that lies open “as if by chance” on that very page in the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon. The 46th word from the beginning is “shake” and the 46th from the end is “spear”. Here in William Shakespeare’s birth and burial place in the heart of England, there is “shaking” and “spearing” wherever you go. Continue reading
You don’t always have to go halfway around the world to find interesting sights and sounds. Sometimes it’s enough to explore some unfamiliar facets of your home town for a wealth of new experiences. I’ve been living in Hamburg for six years now. Whenever my compatriots come for a visit I’m always happy to show off my “adopted” city. Of course one major feature is the port – one of the largest in Europe. It not only offers maritime flair, but also has plenty to interest fans of modern architecture and design. Continue reading
Little Italy in... Wales! © Portmeirion Ltd
Just imagine, you have decided to spend your holidays in the UK but the weather isn’t holiday-like at all. It is not hard to imagine, is it. The very moment it started raining (or had it been raining all the time?) you regret your choice. Oh, how nice it would be to relax in Italy now.
So, why not escaping for a moment. Well of course you have to take the weather with you but you can at least enjoy some colourful Italian impressions and feeling: in the Italian village Portmeirion. Continue reading
Village of Klütz © Tim Kötting
Since I began working for EHRENBERG Kommunikation in 2009, one slogan has been repeated so often that it frequently haunts my thoughts: „The good lies so near!“
While this is a natural slogan for a travel PR agency with main focus on the Baltic Sea region, it took me not too long to see the truth of it. After moving to Lübeck, one of my first trips over the old inner-German frontier led me to a small town named Klütz, some 40 kilometres eastwards.
So, what is to see in Klütz? Continue reading