If you are looking for a trip around Frankfurt am Main or Offenbach, I recommend the Dietesheim quarries with the particularly beautiful Lake Vogelsberg. The Dietesheim quarries are a recreational area just behind Mühlheim am Main. The Dietesheim quarries with the Vogelsberg lake Until 1982, basalt was being mined in the Dietesheim quarries. Today is here [...]
What can one actually do in Frankfurt? What else does Frankfurt have to offer except skyscrapers? Is the city on the Main worth seeing? Are there any attractions in Frankfurt at all? I've been living in Frankfurt for nine years now, and no: Frankfurt is definitely not the most beautiful city in Germany, but yes, it's a good place to live [...]
A bike ride from Frankfurt to Seligenstadt is almost a classic and is one of the best known cycling routes around Frankfurt. I decide for a round trip, with the first stage from Frankfurt to Seligenstadt across Landein and the stage of Seligenstadt back to Frankfurt on the beautiful Mainuferradweg leads directly along the Main. A total of […]
Summer in the City - when temperatures reach beyond the 25-degree mark, only one thing can help: up on the roof. The urban summer is not exactly my cup of tea, as the city of concrete and glass heats up enormously. However, since I live in Frankfurt, the city of skyscrapers, it attracts me in summer, of course, [...]
It must have been a spectacle when in 1986 the international film crew from Hollywood was a guest at Kloster Eberbach in the Rheingau. In the interior of the former Cistercian abbey, the scenes of the Middle Ages cloister-Crime The Name of the Rose were shot after a novel by Umberto Eco. Sean Connery aka William of Baskerville walked through the basilica in Monk's Cloche, [...]
The Schlosshotel Kronberg is today owned by the Prince of Hesse and formerly the widow's residence of the mother of the last German Emperor. I have a look behind the scenes of the Grand Hotel in the Taunus thrown.