Posts Tagged ‘ Hamburg ’

The best of both worlds

Jul 27th, 2016 | By

So all your travelling companions want to do is unfurl in the sun yet, while you’re looking for blazing sunshine, you don’t want to spend all day on the beach. Sound familiar? Please don’t worry. We have some suggestions sure to fulfil every sand and culture nirvana

Hamburg speaks

Nov 30th, 2015 | By

Yesterday, a referendum was held in Hamburg to decide whether the city should apply to hold the 2024 Olympic Games. The electorate said no.

The year that was

Dec 17th, 2014 | By

It’s been a busy year of travelling and it’s time to take stock. Here Just About Travel contributor and travel enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares five of her favourite 2014 travel destinations

Hamburg and its 16 Christmas markets

Nov 28th, 2014 | By
hamburg Christmas markets

Today is the day that Hamburg transforms itself for the Christmas season. Its sixteen Christmas markets open today and most will remain open until the 6th January – twelfth night.

Hanging out in Hamburg

Aug 17th, 2014 | By

Kaye Holland cuts loose in a city that has become a real hot bed of hedonism

Instagram is agony

Aug 16th, 2014 | By

Kaye Holland wishes we would all – occasionally – put down our favourite devices

What’s hot: January 2014

Dec 31st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month culture vultures are flocking to Florida while for film fanatics, the Sundance Festival in Utah is where it’s at. But there’s trouble in Thailand…

Hamburg’s hottest Weihnachtsmarkt

Nov 28th, 2012 | By

Aside from the bright lights, pubs, clubs, bars and theatres of the Reeperbahn that I visit on every trip, I was introduced to something new in Hamburg this weekend: Santa Pauli’s Weihnachtsmarkt. (Christmas market)

The Missing Pirate Skull

Jan 22nd, 2010 | By

Things disappear from art galleries and museums. Usually if something stolen it is a picture like that of The Scream by Edvard Munch which “walked” from its Oslo home. It isn’t often that it is a skull that walks particularly a skull with a very large metal stake through it. Yet that is what has happened in Hamburg.
The supposed skull (it’s not absolutely sure whose skull it is) of Klaus Stortebeker a pirate who was beheaded in 1400 disappeared from the Hamburg History Museum on January 9