Color explosion at Stadtpark

The Stadtpark is gorgious. Fullstop. Its walkways are calming and it is never too crowded. The huge meadows are populated with relaxing sun bathers and the playgrounds full of happy children. There are a couple of smaller restaurants or cafés to take a sip of a latte or of the white foam of a “kühles […]

Day trip to cherry blossom at “Alte Land”

You now also need to put a day trip to the “Alte Land” into your weekend schedules. The beauty of that landscape is hard to beat during cherry blossom. Enjoy a couple of peaceful hours in an environment so quaint and nice you’d consider moving there – wheren’t it not too quiet after all. ;)We […]

Enjoy spring at nature park Höltigbaum east of Rahlstedt

Spring is coming, the sun is shining and it’s time to get off the couch and discover Hamburg’s many different sides.Between Rahlstedt and Ahrensburg you may find a wonderful place called “Höltigbaum”. The former military territory has been transformed into a nature protection area, especially known for it’s many types of seldom birds and Galloway […]

Day trip to Lüneburger Heide

Pic: Bernd Kasper / For the coming 2-3 weekends we recommend a daytrip to Lüneburger Heide which is in full violett blossom these days Oberhaverbeck – Wilsede 20 minutes by bike By foot a good hour When the weather is beautiful (and lets hope that the coming holidays will provide for some late warm […]

Botanical Garden & Restaurant Quellental

In autumn as well as in any other season, the botanical garden is worth the visit. Endless quiet trails through beuatifully shaped woods, flowerbeds and meadows are a real treat for eyes and soul! We love it. Afterwards, we recommend to have lunch at Restaurant Quellental or The Flottbeker Schmiede.

Pronstorfer Weihnacht – a christmas market outside Hamburg

The Christmas season is about to start this wekend with numerous little markets all over the town. I am recommending one outside of Hamburg in the country-side: the below link leads you to the facebook page, and this is last years event, but you can also visit their website It is one of the […]

Castle-Christmas in the countryside

Schloß Wotersen – no christmas marekt since 2016 45 minutes drive to the East This christmas market is especially lovely because of its settings in a beautiful castle. 120 exhibitors of mostly self-made craftworks and arts offer their unique pieces for everybodys taste and purse in the romantic athmoshere. The castle wellcomes you with a smell […]