Finances in Frankfurt

2017-09-13T22:13:34-07:00July 6th, 2017|Germany|

We walked for miles around Frankfurt on a beautiful summer day, listening to a multitude of languages.  What a cosmopolitan city.

Gutenberg Press in Mainz, Germany

2017-11-29T13:32:16-08:00July 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

2017-08-06T07:24:04-07:00July 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 [...]

Nürnberg Germany’s Dark Nazi History

2017-08-10T06:47:48-07:00July 1st, 2017|Germany|

Nürnberg was pragmatically chosen for annual Nazi rallies because it was centrally located in Germany, and had ample space for large demonstrations.   Rallies were held from 1927 to 1939, staged as elaborate propaganda events, [...]