I lost my heart in Heidelberg

Most people think of Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne when they talk about traveling to Germany. However, there is so much more to explore in this underrated European country.


This 367 kilometer long river Neckar flows undisturbed through many cities and towns in the southern state of Baden-Württemberg and my favourite place in Germany, Heidelberg, lies along its flowing currents. Maybe the cheesy love story of how my dad met my mom here is the reason why I find this town one of the most romantic and characterized. However, the cobbled streets and traditional buildings accompanied by the greenery of the Odenwald (Oden forest), along with the ruined Castle that stands looking onto the river, is reason enough to fall in love with Heidelberg. Even songs have been written about losing your heart in Heidelberg and that it beats by the river bed. Continue reading “I lost my heart in Heidelberg”