Travel Blogs from Mainz
Recent increase price of airfare to Europe prevents many people from traveling. That is understandable. As a member of frequent flyer from United, I was able to redeem the miles to Central Europe with Lufthansa. Obviously, it saved me more cash!
(Story will be continue next month, stay tune!)
... with intricate wooden designs, others more modern. After about two hours we reached the Slovenian border, which is still in ‘symbolic operation’ since Croatia joined the EU last year. It’s operation, however, turned out to be much more than symbolic when we were turned around for having Canadian passorts and directed to another crossing that handled international documents. It wasn’t too much of a detour, ...
Today I left St Roar early in the morning!
Comperable to yesterday along the Rhine up to Bingen.
Shortly after St Roar I was expected to see Die Lorelei but after consultation of a man walking with his dog, he said, you passed it already a few km ago. OK, I'm sure she will not do me any harm.
By the way are you aware that 4 of the 5 ships on the Rhine have a Dutch ...
... Here in Germany you could probably sit at your table for a whole day
without being bothered by a waitress, whereas in America, the waitresses
constantly come to the table making sure you don’t need anything. My best guess as to why this is would be
because the people in Germany aren't working to get a tip, but in America it is
all about pleasing the customers so you get tipped well at the end of the
meal. I also think it ...
... out on Saturday to explore Mainz. Mainz is a city west of Frankfurt that is one of the oldest settlements in all of Germany dating back to the Roman times. In fact, the station that we got out at called Romisches Theater is actually built on a Roman theater and just next to the platforms are part of the remains. We walked around the historic city center and it was an amazing break from the corporate skyscrapers of ...