We’re told the world’s largest hostel is the Hamburg City A&O… So what’s it like to stay in a hostel with over 2,000 beds?
The newly-renovated Nuremberg YHA is in the perfect position as a sightseeing base for backpackers.
I was immediately struck by the clean lines and modern interior of the Hostel Koln reception area: It was more hotel than hostel, and we liked it a lot.
It costs €1.50 to climb more than 300 narrow stairs and get to the top of the St Peters church tower. The rewards are maybe best described by photos…
Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland is one of the city’s most visited attractions, with over 1.2 million visitors per year. It’s an essential stop if you like model railways.
Superbude is something special — a truly unique place to stay that’s comfortable and clean with a great vibe and all sorts of added extras.
Eat the World’s St Georg culinary tour is a great way to get a taste of Hamburg.
Dresden is a city of art, and if you want to get your fix, the Altstadt in general and the Royal Palace in particular are the places to be.
If you’re interested in porcelain, then by all means visit the Porcelain Collection; otherwise I’d give it a miss.
Of the many museums in Dresden, one was recommended to us more than once: the Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon in the Zwinger complex of the old town.