A Today’s Christmas Story

When I think of Christmas, I think about family gatherings and nativity plays, Christmas roast and cookies, candles and carols, decorated Christmas trees and presents underneath it. But actually, when I talk about Christmas, I mean Christmas Eve. Christmas is one of the most celebrated holidays – if not THE most celebrated one. The stores […]

Climbing the Sugar Factory

Okay, let’s say you want to become more active (don’t we all?) And let’s say you don’t want to do the ordinary stuff like jogging or cycling. Here’s another way: Go climbing! Yeah, I know, it’s kinda hard to go climbing in northern Germany where the highest mountain is not even 200 meters high. (In […]

Make a Wish – and Send it to Santa

Only a few kilometers away from the south of Mecklenburg, in a village fittingly called Himmelpfort (the name can be translated to something like ‘Pearly Gates’), the Santa’s post office opened some weeks ago. Kids from all over the world send their letters to Santa there, who then answers them with the help his Christmas Angels. […]

Book Paradise in Groß Breesen

I’d like to tell you a little story, but a true story about a book paradise I found. Groß Breesen is a little village right in the middle of Mecklenburg. Once my sister and I found it with our satnav, we could enjoy the landscape OR – and that’s why we’re actually here for – […]