Have You Been to the Wonderful Nuremberg Zoo?

MilliGFunk & Small Shaw at the Nuremberg Zoo

Have you been the wonderful Nuremberg Zoo? We have, and we had a great time! From free-range monkeys to curious penguins to free parking, this post will give you the run-down on what to expect on your own family’s trip to the Nuremberg Zoo. Parking at the Zoo First things … Continue reading

Our Bavarian Bloggers’ Meet-Up at the Nuremberg Easter Market

Bonked Out Bloggers - Photo Courtesy of JavaCupcake

One of the best things about blogging is meeting — and learning from other bloggers. Last weekend was my first bloggers’ meet-up in more than two years, and this wasn’t just any meet-up; it was a meet-up of American bloggers living halfway around the world in Bavarian Germany. Betsy (a.k.a. @JavaCupcake) … Continue reading

The Oldest Bratwurst Restaurant in the World

Zum Guldenen Stern, Nürnberg

One of my favorite restaurants in Germany is this historic wurst house in Nuremberg. Zum Gulden Stern’s history dates to around 1375, when the house where the restaurant stands was built. In the 1600s, Zum Gulden Stern was considered an upscale eating house. It was also granted permission to slaughter its … Continue reading

Handwerkerhof Nürnberg

Handwerkerhof Nürnberg

Only in Germany will you find a tiny little medieval handworker’s village nestled into the base of an ancient roman city gate. That’s exactly what we explored this weekend in Nuremberg. The Handwerkerhof Nürnberg (Nuremberg Hand Worker’s Court) is a neat little courtyard made up of storefronts selling handmade German goods. There’s a … Continue reading

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