Travel across Europe and you will learn many different tricks for navigating each country. From my experience in Germany, I can say that it's fairly easy and stress-free. However, there are still some things that might surprise you. Here are some points for optimizing your travel in Germany and making the best use of your time.
If you have never been to Germany before and would like to spend some time exploring the country, check this guide. I try to balance well-known destinations such as Neuschwanstein Castle with spectacular destinations off the beaten path such as Stralsund or Bamberg.
Maastricht occupies a unique location in European geography and history. It sits firmly in the borderlands between the French, Dutch and German-speaking worlds. Visiting is easy to do and most of its sights can be seen in one day.
A visual overview of the main things to see in Wuppertal, a unique 19th century city that snakes along the Wupper Valley. Its best known for its elevated railway, suspended above the river, and its 19th century cityscape.
A visual overview of the main things to see in Lübeck, one of Germany's treasures. The city offers, along with places like Bamberg and Görlitz, one of the best preserved historical centers in Germany.