Five things to do in Stuttgart

Published on Yahoo Lifestyle UK & Ireland on 21st July 2014:

cars in Mercedes Benz Museum, Stuttgart

Stuttgart, a south German city that’s the capital of the Baden-Württemberg state, is not the most obvious place to go for a short break.

Well known for its industry, the city plays host to some well known engineering giants such as Daimler, Porsche and Bosch. Plenty of people go there for work but the city actually has a surprising amount to offer for leisure.

Here are a few things you could be doing:

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Wine travel, the best bits of Lake Constance

Published on Yahoo Lifestyle UK & Ireland on 23rd June 2014:


If you’ve ever thought the Côte d’Azur seemed like paradise then you might be surprised by the allure of Lake Constance.

Situated in central Europe, the freshwater lake connects Germany, Austria and Switzerland. While the region is known for having a cooler climate, the moderating effects of the lake means that it can get positively balmy in the summer. This is perhaps why a surprising number of wine regions can be found along its shores.

Bodensee, as the area around the lake is known in Germany, is a region better known historically for its everyday drinking wines but with better winemaking over the years, it’s become a region where you can find real gems.

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Frankfurt Skyscraper Festival: Weekend of highs and highers

Published on CNN on 25th April 2013:

Frankfurt not only has the most skyscrapers of any European city, they’re also packed together like architectural sardines. And every year the city’s Skyscraper Festival opens up these boisterous buildings to visitors.

From May 25-26, at least 18 buildings open to the general public free of charge, allowing them to explore the architecture and enjoy views across Frankfurt.

Only 80,000 tickets are allocated for high-rise access, but there will be a number of fringe programs too.

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