Tour My Germany Travel Guide: Discover the Best of Germany

Do you know where the best place to eat bratwurst in Germany is? Why are there shelves inside German toilets? What is the most famous fairy tale castle to visit?

For answers to all these questions and more, read on!

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Herzlich willkommen!

Gerhild Fulson

I'm Gerhild and for over 15 years, I've been sharing my German cuisine on Just Like Oma. Join me now as we tour my Germany to see where these delicious foods originate. 

As we travel, we'll marvel at the spectacular scenery, delve into the local culture, uncover hidden historical treasures, and find the best destinations off the beaten track that are worth exploring.

Joining us on this tour is my son Eran and my granddaughter Lydia each writing as they travel throughout Germany, discovering more about their heritage. Experience the country through their eyes as we:

  • Gaze upon fairytale castles and baroque palaces
  • Embark on a river cruise along the Rhine River
  • Drive down the scenic drive down picturesque Romantic Road
  • Stroll through the charming Christmas markets in places like Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Explore historic cities and towns
  • Visit more than one UNESCO World Heritage Site

Be inspired to join us! Discover this popular destination in Central Europe, Germany, but not just as a tourist following the typical Germany travel guides.


  • The Black Forest and the Rhine valley
  • The picturesque shores of Lake Constance
  • The iconic Brandenburg Gate
  • The majestic peaks of the Bavarian Alps
  • The grand palaces and historic sites
  • The famous Oktoberfest celebration in Munich

Experience all of this in the best way possible, with the help of the travel tips you'll find throughout our Tour My Germany guide.

Gain insights into German culture, including customs, etiquette, and popular activities, whether you're taking a road trip, using train stations, public transportation or some of the busiest airports. Be prepared, making travel plans with the best time to go, whether during peak season or not, and the best things to do and things to avoid.

Explore today's Germany by touring the heart of Europe and visiting the major cities or fairytale towns in southern Germany, or the big cities and smaller towns in northern Germany. Meet the welcoming German people, who will inspire you to continue your quest to learn about all things German. And of course, savor the delicious German cuisine throughout your journey!

Buildings along canal in the even

Hamburg, Germany: Things to do and the best places to see.

Discover Hamburg, Germany. A full immersion into the best of Hanseatic culture with a vibrant maritime spirit. Explore this historic port city and Germany's heart of the North.

Golden Brandenburg Gate at dusk

Famous Architecture in Germany: Iconic Landmarks and Buildings

Discover more than one thousand years of famous architecture in Germany. From opulent palaces to a global Bauhaus architectural movement – it's a country that won't stand still.

german food festivals

Festivals in Germany: Popular drink and food festivals

Explore the festivals in Germany including the popular drink and food celebrations. Days full of the best German foods, wines, goodies, drinks, of course beers and more!

Ludwig Van Beethoven portrait

About Ludwig Van Beethoven: The Musical Prodigy

Let's talk about Ludwig Van Beethoven: the most renowned composer and pianist in German music history. He changed the way for classical music around the world.

German Food Guide Collage

German Food Guide: Best Foods in Germany to Try at Home

Explore our German Food Guide! Discover traditional dishes and regional specialties that make up Germany's rich culinary culture, from sausages to desserts and more.

Cochem town along river and hilltop castle

Wine Country and the Mosel Valley: The Best Things to do in Cochem

Home to some of the most breathtaking landscapes in Germany, discover the best things to do in Cochem. From the Reichsburg Castle to Mosel River cruises, we've got it all covered.

Bavarian Alps in Winter

Natural Wonders of Germany: The Most Beautiful Places to Visit

Embark on a journey through the natural wonders of Germany with our guide to breathtaking alpine landscapes, turquoise waters, and stunning rock formations.


Famous Germans in History: Leaders to Poets & More

From famous musicians and poets to kings and queens, Germany was the home to so many inspirational and entertaining folk. Let's learn about the famous Germans in history!

Things to avoid

Things to Avoid in Germany - Do's and Don'ts

There are things that you just need to know before traveling to a new country. And while they may be some odd ones, customs are important. Here are the things to avoid in Germany.

Leipzig skyline at dusk

12 of the Best Things to do in Leipzig: A Historic City of Music.

Discover the best things to do in Leipzig with our comprehensive travel guide. From top attractions to cultural activities, we've got you covered.

Christmas in germany

Celebrating German Holidays and Customs

Explore German holidays and customs that come alongside them. Sing, dance, eat good food, and best of all, see loved ones and have fun!

Frankfurt bridge and skyline at dusk

The Best Things to do in Frankfurt: Top-Rated Tourist Attractions

Get the most out of your trip with the best things to do in Frankfurt, from the historic Römerberg to world-class museums, all of the top attractions in one handy guide.

King Ludwig royal portrait

King Ludwig II of Bavaria, the Fairy Tale King

Discover the life and castles of mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria, Der Märchenkönig. Get insight into his art-loving life, his mysterious demise, and the inspiration behind his immaculate castles and palaces.

Heidelberg Philosopher's Walk

Things to do in Heidelberg: Amazing must-see attractions

Discover our top picks of the best things to do in Heidelberg. Renowned for its romantic charm and untainted Renaissance architecture, come see why people have been visiting this city for hundreds of years.

Neuschwanstein Castle or Palace?

What's the Difference Between Palace and Castle?

Do you ever find yourself confused about whether a grand building is a palace or a castle? Let's delve into the fascinating world of architecture and history to uncover the unique features that set them apart.

Cologne Cathedral

The Guide to Germany's Must-Visit Cities

A rundown of the top German cities to visit. Where to go for historical, cultural, and culinary experiences set in stunning landscapes and elegant architecture.

Drachenburg in Cologne

Find The Hidden Gem: Castles of Cologne, Germany

Discover the hidden gem: castles found throughout Cologne. There's more to this city than the cathedral, but the Cologne cathedral is a must see! See the list of castles to add to your bucket list!

Oma Gerhild at Ludwigsburg Pumpkin Regatta

Top Things to do in Stuttgart: More Than Just Fast Cars.

Experience the best things to do in Stuttgart with a list of our favorites. Prominent cultural attractions, regal palaces, the shadowy Black Forest, and more.

Rothenburg's famous Plonlein

Best Things to do in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Explore Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany's most well-preserved medieval town. Walk into a fairy tale surrounded by half-timbered houses and gothic spires.

Charlottenburg Castle

Discover the Majestic Castles near Berlin, Germany: A Regal Experience

Uncover the Majestic Castles near Berlin, Germany – Explore the city's rich history and cultural landscape, including the Charlottenburg and Glienicke Palaces.

Dresden Cathedral

Attractions to See in Dresden: Uncover the Hidden Gems

Explore the top attractions to see in Dresden, Germany. From Baroque architecture to the Frauenkirche, discover the best things to do in this picturesque city.

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria

Live the Fairy Tale Fantasy: Discover Castles in Bavaria

The castle-filled state of Bavaria is such a dream. Live that fairy tale fantasy and explore castles as old as time! See King Ludwig's castles and other massive fortresses of beauty.

Marburg Castle

Discover Castles Near Frankfurt: Palaces by the Rhine

It's time for another palace-filled exhibition! Welcome to Frankfurt: a place of wonders, palaces, and castles in driving distance from the city. Pack your camera and get exploring!

Cologne Cathedral in Germany

Things To Do in Cologne: A Guide to the City's Best Attractions

Discover the top things to do in Cologne, Germany – home to stunning medieval churches and museums along the Rhine River. A must-visit European destination.

Neuschwanstein castle in Germany

The Best Castles in Germany for Your Bucket List

Learn about some of the famous castles in Germany, from the famous Neuschwanstein to the tiniest of country lodges. Find tips and fun facts along the way!

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