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Germany offers a variety of landscapes from the coast in the north to the Bavarian Alps in the south.  The country boasts a multitude of historical towns and cities, romantic castles, and excellent museums.  The tourism infrastructure is well developed and most of the people speak English. 

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JET LAG

Flights arriving in Germany from the US typically land early in the morning.  Due to the time difference, your body will be telling you it is night and time to sleep, while the sunshine and clocks will be saying good morning.  This body clock confusion leads to jet lag that can be a somewhat debilitating condition in the days following your arrival.  Studies have shown that it typically takes one day for every time zone traveled through for your body clock to reset itself. 

Most people get off the plane, settle in their hotel room, and take a nice long nap.  They then find themselves lying wide awake in the middle of the night praying for the morning to arrive.  By the next afternoon they are dragging around on the verge of sleep at any moment. 

To trick your body clock and minimize the effects of jet lag, it is best to get as much sleep on the plane as you possibly can, then fight any urges to nap at the hotel after arriving.  Stay awake until an appropriate local bedtime (after 8:00 PM).  this should get your body accustomed to the new time zone and get your sleep cycle on track.

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Castles

Heidelberg CastleHeidelberg
Heidelberg is the very image of romantic Germany.  The city's 17th Century red sandstone castle ruin and the old bridge are two of the most majestic sights in all of Germany.

Neuschwanstein CastleNeuschwanstein
Venture into the Bavarian Alps and visit the fairy tale landmark upon which the Walt Disney based his Disney Land Castle: Mad King Ludwig's Schloss Neuschwanstein.

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