Gutenberg Press in Mainz, Germany

July 4th, 2017|Germany|

Johannes Gutenberg, inventor of the printing press in 1450, is considered to be the most influential person of the millennium.  The printing press was a hugely significant invention in the Middle Ages because it enabled the [...]

The lighter side of Nürnberg

July 4th, 2017|Germany|

For centuries, Nürnberg was the undeclared capital of the Holy Roman Empire and the preferred residence of most German kings, who kept their crown jewels here.  "Nürnberg shines throughout Germany like a sun among the moon [...]

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