Water of Life at the Baltic Sea

There is currently an abundance of (super) hero/heroines. I’d always like to gloat at them all with a saying that deserves far more coverage: “I can make whisky disappear – what’s your superpower?” When I first arrived in Rostock, I didn’t find it particularly easy to find many places that offered a decent range of […]

Pleitegeier: Whisky Spot No.1 in Rostock?

Distinct but not exclusive, rowdy but amiable, unkempt but cosy – all these seemingly paradoxical features are marvelously reconciled in my local, the Pleitegeier. If “my home is my castle”, then my local (pub) is certainly my anchor: my anchor to that public environment separate of nearly all of the pretence required in standard public […]

A very different museum: Bunker 302

Another guest blog; this time from a guest writer called Andreas Foth, who I have had the pleasure of instructing Business. As we were discussing interesting activities for visiting tourists to the region, Andreas mentioned a place that I have never heard of in all my years here but now feel compelled to go and […]

Rügen Recommended

The content of this blog was provided by a guest writer called Marie Wussow, who felt that Rügen should no longer be left out of the blogs provided up to this point. I will provide some of my own photos in support of her words. “Stressed? Need a break? Paradise isn’t far away… In the […]

Hello World!

Welcome to our guest blog in collaboration with the Mecklenburg Vorpommern tourist board. We (more here) have set up this blog so that you can find honest insider tips and information about Rostock and Mecklenburg Vorpommern in English. Our site is currently under construction but will be updated and expanded on a weekly basis so […]