Tag Archives: Germany

Hotel Review – Kempinski Hotel Gravenbruch, Frankfurt, Germany

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Image (c) Kempinski Hotels Right, let’s assume that you need to stay over near Frankfurt Airport but would like somewhere not directly overlooking the runway. A quick search will reveal a few choices within shuttle bus/taxi distance of the terminal and competition for your cash can often result in some good deals, particularly through third-party […]

Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo: Pallasseum (eastern side), Berlin, Germany

Pallasseum (eastern side)

  We’ve covered this monstrosity/architectural oddity/engineering marvel (delete as applicable) before, with a picture of the western side of the apartment/bunker combo. Here you can see the view from the east; it’s probably fair to say that the bunker hasn’t exactly been hidden in the process… More interesting urban construction can be seen at these […]

From Hitler’s holiday camp to luxury hotel? – Large section of the “Colossus of Rugen” sold at auction

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Block One of the Prora KdF resort fetches £2.2 million at auction on Saturday One day, you could own a piece of this… In a surprising turn of events this weekend, an entire 500 metre section of the planned holiday camp at Prora on the island of Rugen in Germany was sold for £2.2 million, […]