Storchentag in Haslach by Wikimedia

“Storchentag” in the Black Forest

Haslach, a town in the Black Forest with 7000 people celebrates end of February the “Storchentag” (Day of the Stork). Children walk through town with white bags that is led by the “Storchenvater” the father of the stork. They call “Heraus, Heraus!” (get out). Customarily, the towns people throw sweets, fruits and pretzels out of their windows. Continue reading “Storchentag” in the Black Forest

Schlupfnudeln

Schupfnudeln, a potato-pasta dish I tasted first at the Bodensee

Conscious connoisseurs, like me in particular, feel like in paradise at the Bodensee. Because many dishes are prepared in the traditional way. While there, I discovered new cuisines and my first Schlupfnudeln, which is a delicious Potato pasta Continue reading Schupfnudeln, a potato-pasta dish I tasted first at the Bodensee

Wismar Altstadt, Old Town

Wismar, an old hanseatic Town with magnificent buildings

With its magnificent buildings, Wismar’s historic old town is one of those medieval city centers in northern Germany that have been well preserved. The old Hanseatic city has been able to keep its medieval urban layout with the street network, closed quarter structure and the market square unchanged. Continue reading Wismar, an old hanseatic Town with magnificent buildings