Almost every luxury hotel has a concierge service you can make full use of, so why do so few people actually do so? If you’re not taking advantage of this luxury service, you’re missing out.
While some hotel concierges aren’t the best at their jobs, most are, and you’ll find they’re paid to know what to do, where to go and who to see in your destination. They can get you into a lot of places you wouldn’t be able to on your own — think new gourmet restaurants, parties and premieres. Their job is literally to know how to help you get what you want and, if you’ve got the money for it, they can help you get quite a bit out of your travel experience.
Of course, know your concierge service will be only as good as the hotel you’re staying in. “Nice” hotels aren’t enough to always get you what you need. Well-known, luxury hotel brands often are, and the concierge connections will be much more prestigious.
Even if you’re not exactly looking for the ultimate experience in luxury and pampering, if you’ve never been to your destination, a concierge can help you create an itinerary that makes the most of your time. All you have to do is ask.
Be sure to tip your concierge well, even if you don’t plan on returning to the hotel for a repeat stay. The hospitality industry is smaller than you think and people move around from hotel to hotel, and the best tippers are remembered.
Do you like fireworks? If you do, then you may have to check out Germany’s ultimate celebration of pyro-technics. European countries are known for their love of fireworks on New Year’s Eve, or any anniversary celebration, in fact. Fireworks are more accepted as a casual pastime in Europe than they are in the United States. That said, there is nothing like the unbridled celebration that is the Berlin Pyronale.
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When visiting Germany you will want to throw yourself into the land’s traditional cuisine. And why not? Try the sauerkraut and dumplings, the cheese spaetzle and beer. Go for it! But while you are there you will also want to sample some of the foods that made in-roads into Germany over the last decades. The variety is pretty amazing and involves a good amount of Turkish food, as well as Japanese. Depending on the city or region in which you find yourself, signature dishes will vary and this is by no means an exhaustive list, but stay with us because the German food scene is pretty diverse.