Miniatur Wunderland

World’s Largest Train Layout We had booked our tickets for Miniature Wunderland online weeks in advance. They were Senior Citizen Tickets for €13 each. We had an entrance time window between 16:00 and 17:00h. We finished our harbor tour about 16:15 at St. Pauli Landungsbrücken. we walked to the east end of the piers, onto […]

Hamburg – Harbor Tour

Wednesday Afternoon – 2 Hour Harbor Tour The St. Pauli Landungsbrücken (St. Pauli Piers) is the largest marine landing location in Hamburg. The piers are 700 meters long (2296.59 feet). When combined with the neighboring rail stations for both subway (U-Bahn) and suburban line (S-Bahn), the ferry stations and departure points for pleasure and tour […]

Hamburg – City Tour

Wednesday Morning – HOHO Bus This morning we woke up in Hamburg with minimal jet lag effects. There was an amazing bakery across Georgsplatz from our hotel which is called Schanzenbäckerei. It is part of a local chain of 27 company owned stores plus 8 franchisee owned bakeries in the Hamburg area. It was founded […]


Tuesday – City on the Elbe We left our home in The Villages on Monday August 20th. We flew from Orlando to Gatwick Airport on Norwegian Air Shuttle, arriving on the 21st. There we boarded an Easyjet flight to Hamburg, Germany. We had spent 6 nights in Germany’s largest city, Berlin, in the spring of […]