Hydro generation from Norway to Germany One Step Closer

A project that will bring surplus hydro generation from Norway to Germany is now one step closer with recently agreed funding .

According to International WaterPower and Dam Construction, a project that will bring surplus hydro generation from Norway to Germany will receive a EUR 350 million loan from the European Investment Bank . The bipolar High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link will have a capacity of 1400MW […] Continue Reading…

Günter Grass dies in Lübeck

 

Nobel Prize winning author and ‘taboo-breaker’ German author Günter Grass has died today in Lübeck , aged 87.  http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/apr/13/gunter-grass-german-nobel-laureate-dies-aged-87

Günter Wilhelm Grass was a German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature

The German writer was at the same time a spirited and controversial and even an ‘unruly-spirit’ throughout his life. But Grass was always honest with his reading […] Continue Reading…

2015 ITB Berlin – Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg and Schleswig-Holstein

NoNorthLast day yesterday  of the 2015 ITB in Berlin.

Exhibitors from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern,Brandenburg and Schleswig-Holstein have all been represented at the world’s largest tourism fair ITB in Berlin over the last week.

All of the ‘Lander’ or States of Germany were well present but one has to say that the Northern German ones were ‘best’. Well we would say that won’t we!

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg and Schleswig-Holstein were all represented in various Germany Halls most […] Continue Reading…

“Alte Schule”/Old School in Tetenbüll

"Alte Schule"/Old School in Tetenbüll

 

Tetenbüll is a very small village near the North Sea coastal vacation centre of  St. Peter Ording, which is most popular for Hamburg vacationers.

Sankt Peter-Ording is a very popular north German beach resort town and seaside spa  in  Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

The “Old School” Tetenbüll is a romantic vacation home on Eiderstedt near St. Peter Ording.  It is handled by our partner company Interdomizil in Hamburg, and […] Continue Reading…

Mudflat-hiking on the German North Sea coast is not ‘Beachcombing’! – Germany-North Blog

Beachcombing is an activity that consists of an individual “combing” or searching the beach and the intertidal zone, looking for things of value, interest or utility. And thus a ” beachcomber ” is a person who participates in this activity.

Mudflat hiking on the other hand is something entirely different. It is called in Dutch, ‘Wadlopen’ and in German, ‘Wattwandern’, and is enjoyed by Dutch, Germans, […] Continue Reading…

“North German landscape, maritime flair and plenty of space” [foto # 16 ] Alte Kirche – Old Church in Schleswig-Holstein ..North Western Germany – Germany-North Blog

 

Reader RM from Hamburg has sent this picture of an old Church somewhere in s  Schleswig-Holstein. Most of our pictures are from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern – so we thought to even this out a bit.

We will in the meantime ask him for clarification for where it EXACTLY is – in the meantime we show it here.

It is a wonderful example of the vast spaces in Northern Germany, which are still available […] Continue Reading…

Germany vs Algeria in Brazil World Cup 2014 – Germany-North Blog

All those in Northern Germany who are now enjoying the summer weather during the day, are all watching TV at night to follow their own favorite teams participating in the World Cup which is being held this year in Brazil.

Tonight’s game which can be seen through-out Northern Germany on ARD 1 television is between Germany and Algeria. It is being played at the Estádio Beira-Rio, […] Continue Reading…

“North German landscape, maritime flair and plenty of space” – Time for the Beach ![foto # 10 ] Windmühle- Windmill in Schleswig-Holstein ..North Western Germany – Germany-North Blog

Sunset on Mecklenburg-Vorpmmern Coast

Tomorrow is the longest day of the year!

Time to go to the nearest beach – and in Northern Germany your choices are varied.

You can chose from any number of beaches in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern or in Schleswig-Holstein – enjoy the water!

We at Germany-North.com, and our partner company InterDomizil from Hamburg will, in these first weeks of the New Year of 2014, endeavor to bring tourism in the region to be an […] Continue Reading…

North German Bicycling Takes off! [report 1] – Germany-North Blog

Sunset on Mecklenburg-Vorpmmern Coast

The German Cycling Network or in German- ‘Radnetz Deutschland’ is the national cycling route network of Germany.

There are at present twelve different ‘long-distance’ cycling routes, that go both through,east/west and up&down. north/south, in fact routes that ‘criss-cross’ Germany. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Cycling_Network

They were primarily established to promote bicycle tourism and seems to have exceeded all expectations with many new additions to the routes being extended locally. We will […] Continue Reading…

‘A DAY AT THE BEACH’…Beachtime coming up! “North German landscape, maritime flair and plenty of space” [foto # 16 ] Coast in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern last week ..North Western Germany – Germany-North Blog

Sunset on Mecklenburg-Vorpmmern Coast

 

‘A DAY AT THE BEACH’ in English parlance is an expression more than just talking ‘about the beach’!

It means in fact a glorious positive expression of happiness – when one says ‘ A day at the beach!’ one means a ‘piece of cake’ or ‘no worries’ or ‘no problem’.

How this expression came into being is not all that clear – it could be English or […] Continue Reading…