My 10 Favorite Dishes in Maxvorstadt – Munich, Germany


Over the past decade, I have cumulatively spent about a year in Munich, Germany. During all my stays, I have resided in the Maxvorstadt neighborhood. I loved it there and it’s my favorite neighborhood in the city. This post takes you through my 10 favorite dishes in the Maxvorstadt neighborhood of Munich, Germany. 
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My 10 Favorite Dishes in Frankfurt, Germany


I lived in Frankfurt, Germany for a little over three years. It’s an odd little city. A lot of people work or move through it, but comparably fewer people actually live there, making the food scene not as vibrant as other cities I lived in. Over the years, more food options have popped up. This post takes you through my 10 favorite dishes in Frankfurt, Germany.
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An Afternoon in Büdingen, Germany and a Few Fun Facts


After only 2 hours in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, I knew my Mom wanted to spend time in a place with a similar charm. It was her last weekend with us in Germany and I quickly turned to the internet to find a worthwhile day trip from Frankfurt. I don’t know how I stumbled upon Büdingen, but I do remember its five selling points.  Walled Medieval city An hour away from Frankfurt Not so crowded...

2 Hours in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany


As an archaeologist, I’m more accustomed to slow travel. Spending days, weeks, or even months, in a location is my normal. When I’m travelling as a tourist, I often have to adjust and sometimes that means settling for a couple of hours. Recently, I was on a whirlwind trip through Bavaria with my Mom and friend. On our way back to Frankfurt, we planned to stop at Rothenburg ob der...

3 Tips for Planning a Quick Visit to the Würzburg Residence in Würzburg, Germany


The town of Würzburg is the first stop on the Romantic Road (if you’re starting from the north side). The Romantic Road is 350km of highway stretching from Würzburg to Füssen that connects about 27 medieval towns (castles included) in the southern German states of Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria. If you’re looking for cute, picturesque German towns and castles, this is the place to...

5 Reasons to Visit Linderhof Palace in Ettal, Germany


Castles and mountains. Those were the two things that my Mom and friend wanted to see during our short tour of Bavaria (southeastern state in Germany). After spending a day roaming Munich, we had one full day left to see castles and mountains. The big question was, “Where should we go?”
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Smiti Nathan

I’m an archaeologist that travels around the world for both work and pleasure. I have a penchant for exploring ancient and modern places and the people, plants, and foods entangled in them. I write about archaeology, travel, and productivity.



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