Beaches and resorts on the German Baltic Coast – Darß

 Baltic Sea - Wikipedia foto -author Argonowski

This blog will continue to highlight the coastal gems in the coastal areas of Northern  Germany on the Baltic Coast – today Darß.

Lets start with the name – the spelling and the pronunciation. The D-A-R is easy for English speakers, but what the heck is ‘ß’?

In the German alphabet, the letter ß, is called “Eszett” and is pronounced ‘s’. The name ‘eszett’ comes from the […] Continue Reading…

Seabuckthorn/Sanddorn – in Mecklenburg Vorpommern

Hippophae rhamnoides or Sea-buckthorn - foto-Wikipedia by Svdmolen

Seabuckthorn/Sanddorn – in Mecklenburg Vorpommern
Yes it is a stupid and cumbersome name in English – Seabuckthorn – but you cannot visit Germany-North without coming into contact with this wonder wild berry and bush. Whether outside the window of your Vacation Rental Property in Northern Germany, or in one of the many local stores – everywhere you will see Sea-buckthorn offerings – from juice, to jam, […] Continue Reading…

Germany voted ‘best country to live in’ – and the Best part of Germany is in the North!

“These are the world’s best countries -The 60 countries included were chosen based on other key business, economy and quality of life indicators” so read the by line of the article :’These are the world’s best countries ‘-  by Niraj Chokshi which appeared in yesterdays UK Independent -

While we, who live here, know that there are problems – as there are everywhere in the world […] Continue Reading…

ODEG – Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn GmbH keeps people in Germany North moving! – Part 2 –

The yellow double-decker trains one sees passing through Berlin S-bahn stations and other North German stations belong to ODEG or the Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn GmbH.

ODEG employs 454 employees and has a network that covers about 14 million kilometers per year. Some of the these workers have, since 2005 , been working out of Eberswalde in the newly built train repair and maintenance depot. It is where the necessary repairs and cleaning […] Continue Reading…

Rostock – Helsinki new fiber optic sea cable C-Lion1 completed


The Rostock-Helsinki new fiber optic sea cable has become a reality. The Finnish company Cinia has  deployed a submarine fiber optic cable between Rostock in the north of Germany and Helsinki in Finland.

This is an important telecom project laying  under-water data cable  -which will both improve internet connectivity and improve security between Finland, Germany and Central Europe. Called ‘C-Lion1’ – the project services are expected to […] Continue Reading…

Sankt Peter-Ording – Mecca for the ‘Stressed Out’!

 St. Peter Ording – Mecca for the Stressed Out
Staying on the North Sea is also often used for this purpose in order to engage a spa vacation. For such a pampering holiday in both the North Sea coast and the islands are ideal. Who specifically is interested in wellness, for probably about Juist, Cuxhaven or St. Peter-Ording come as a tourist destination in question. The special feature […] Continue Reading…

ODEG – Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn GmbH keeps people in Germany North moving! – Part 1 –

ODEG – Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn GmbH keeps people in Germany North moving!
Even though there are good highways through-out Germany, and the local roads are also good, extensive and generally well maintained, there is a need for good public transportation. This is because Germans are environmentally very positive – why drive when you can take the bus, tram or train – and because it is usually more […] Continue Reading…

Lübeck Piano recital by Catalin Serban – Saturday, January 16th, 2000hrs

     Piano recital by Catalin Serban – Saturday,  January 16th, 2000hrs 
Essigfabrik – Peter Messerschmidt – Kanalstraße 26 – 28 – 23552 Lübeck
Franz Schubert
Sonata in B flat major Op. Posth. D960
1.Molto moderato/2.Andante sostenuto/3.Scherzo. Allegro vivace con delicatezza 4.Allegro ma non troppo
Alexander Scriabin:
“Sonata-Fantaisie” G-sharp minor Op.19
1.Andante 2.Presto
Fryderyk Chopin
Barcarolle in F sharp major Op.60
Chopin Etudes Op.25 Nr.1,6,10,12

The Romanian pianist Catalin Serban was born in Bucharest and has […] Continue Reading…

Lübeck – Kunsthalle St. Annen Childrens Concert January 9th, 2016 by 15 clock

Children’s Concert
January 9th, 2016 by 15 clock
Duration: about 60 minutes
Registration details: no registration required
Target audience: suitable for all
Prices 14/12 / € 8
 Listen to the medieval Musikinsturmenten when in use!  Experience the sounding world of the Middle Ages in a very special way, making tidy with!
For more information –
 We thank the musicians of the group “Capella de la Torre” and especially Fr. Bäuml for […] Continue Reading…

Lübeck records 300,000 overnight stays by foreign guests

Flag of Lubeck – source Wikipedia
Lubeck records 300,000 overnight stays by foreign guests this year aims next year to be 400 000.

The North German city of Lübeck has started anoverseas marketing campaign called “LÜBECK.INTERNATIONAL 2020PLUS”. Under the leadership of the ‘Lübeck and Travemünde Marketing GmbH’ Lübeck und Travemünde Marketing GmbH (LTM), the campaign will begin in the new year and thus pave the way for […] Continue Reading…