Is Vienna sausage the same as a Wiener, or a Frankfurter?

The sausage was invented by a butcher from Frankfurt, who had moved to Vienna, which is why in Vienna it’s called a frankfurter, but in Frankfurt it’s called a wiener (Viennese). Text and Photos by Jennifer Ellson Try to order a frankfurter in Frankfurt, and you’d most likely get a blank stare. But ask for […]

Where in the world is the real Disney Castle?

It is real, but there’s no enchanted spinning wheel awaiting to prick your finger and lull you to a deep sleep that would last for an eternity. Text and Photo by Jennifer Ellson Indeed, there is a real ‘Disney Castle’ once owned by a real king! It’s called the Neuschwanstein Castle, or Schloss Neuschwanstein in […]

Munich’s B&B: Beers & BMWs

Ah, what is there to talk about Munich – the land of BMW and Oktoberfest – other than their prized car and ‘liquid gold’, beer? Text and Photos by Jennifer Ellson The city of München, Munich’s native name, is known for two things: B&Bs, and not of the bed & breakfast variety. If you didn’t […]