Triberg, Black Forest: Cuckoo Clocks and Cake

Triberg (Tree-burg) is under a two hours drive from Stuttgart into the Black Forest, or Schwarzwald in German. The quickest route is autobahn mostly until the last half hour where the road takes you uphill through towns and the towering forest. Driving back at night (5pm) is a different experience because it's very dark. The winding roads in... Continue Reading →

Castle Ruins in Austria

In under an hour driving from Garmisch Germany towards Innsbruck, Austria is the highline 179 & Ehrenberg castle ruins in Reutte, Austria. Highline 179 is the longest Tibet-style pedestrian suspension bridge in the Guinness Book of World Records as of 2014 running 406 meters long between the Ehrenberg Ruins and Fort Claudia and over 100 meters high. There is nothing... Continue Reading →

Mountain Trip: Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a ski town in Germany about 2-3 hours drive from Stuttgart. Public transit to Garmisch is not good from Stuttgart, but there is a train and bus station there to take trips into Austria or other nearby towns. The center of town is quaint, surrounded by mountains with a main shopping street, all within walking... Continue Reading →

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