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Spotlight on Dresden

In terms of tourism, Germany is much like its treasured National Football Team — you can’t pinpoint just one star player, exactly because the greatness lies instead on each individually high-functioning member (or cities, in this case). Berlin has its Film Festival, Munich its Oktoberfest, Hamburg its Elbphilharmonie, and so on.

Dresden is probably one of the most-underrated European cities. I would boldly say its the prettiest German city I’ve ever seenΒ so far. During my maiden visit to the East, Dresden’s elaborately-decked palace grounds, wistful Altstadt (Old Town)Β and ever-graceful Elbe did not fail to make the cross-country drive oh-so-worth it.Β  Continue reading Spotlight on Dresden