Articles Written By: Birgit von Heintze

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Hotel Schloss Fleesensee in Germany’s North

Hotel Schloss Fleesensee in Germany’s North

What: Hotel Schloss Fleesensee
Where: Göhren-Lebbin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Germany

Hotel Schloss Fleesensee in Germany’s North, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

The luxury hotel Schloss Fleesensee resides in the land of 1,000 lakes and amidst the beautiful nature of the Mecklenburg Lake District. In 2014 Schloss Fleesensee was taken over by the Düsseldorf investment group 12.18. …

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Sugar and milk, your Highness?

Sugar and milk, your Highness?

Who: Alexander Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
Where: Bückeburg Castle, Germany

Bückeburg Castle in Lower Saxony, Germany: Ancestral home of the house Schaumburg-Lippe

His employees address him with “His Highness”, in the public and media world, he is the “Prince”: Alexander Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe is an entrepreneur, forest manager and head of one …

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The Castle Mistress from Peacock Island

The Castle Mistress from Peacock Island

What: An excursion to the Pfaueninsel
Where: Berlin, Germany

Berlin’s Großer Wannsee – Twelve kilometer long and so beautiful!

“Have you ever been on the Peacock Island,” I asked my lovelies on the weekend, while we sat on the terrace of the in 2015 reopened restaurant Wannseeterrassen  (Wannsee terraces) and enjoyed …

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A perfect day in Brussels

A perfect day in Brussels

What: Insider tips for sightseeing, restaurants,
shopping und things to do
Where: Brussels, Belgium

No question about it: The historic buildings with their lush gold decor around the Brussels Town Hall are one of a kind

Perhaps it was because of my previous visit to beautiful Bruges, or perhaps simply because …

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A perfect day in Bruges

A perfect day in Bruges

What: Insidertips for sightseeing, restaurants,
things to do
Where: Bruges, Belgium

Bruges – Belgian pearl of medieval architecture. Here the market place “Markt”

For me as a Lübeck-native, a visit to the Belgian city of Bruges is like a déjà vu. Only that my hometown can not keep up with this …

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