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{Germany} U-Bootmuseum Hamburg

November 26, 2014

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What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word ‘submarine’? The colour yellow? Torpedoes? Epic war movie Das Boot? Whatever it is, submarines seem to hold a fascination for many people, so when I heard there was an U-Boot Museum in Hamburg, I had to go check it out. After reading their flyer – adventure, fascination, secrets, mystery – I was expecting great things. I was therefore a little disappointed to discover that the museum consisted mainly of just one submarine – […]

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{Germany} What’s in your food?

February 10, 2014

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Do you know what’s in your food? There’s a museum in Germany that does! The ‘Zusatzstoffmuseum’ (Additives Museum) was founded in 2008 by the ‘Hamburger Lebensmittelstiftung’ (Hamburg Food Foundation) with the aim of educating people about additives in food – why they are used, where concealed additives may be lurking, and what the alternatives are. It’s a very fascinating topic, though be warned – a visit here may put you off eating for the rest of the day! Additives are not a modern invention. We’re […]

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A LEGO Journey Through Time

August 2, 2013

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Last week I visited Hamburg for a short holiday, and it turned in to a bit of a museum marathon, due partly to the fact that there were a lot of thunderstorms which put an end to any plans of exploring the rest of the city. One of the exhibitions I saw I wanted to tell you about right away, as it’s only on until September. It was a 20 minute train ride from the city centre, but totally worth it (and 20 minutes isn’t […]

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