It was a hot day in August and I never thought Christmas was so close. Small town Lauscha is known for making Christmas glass ornaments and we went on a tour of Farbglashütte Lauscha. We saw how glass poles are being made and later ornaments, glass animals and plates/glasses. Even artificial eyes. Their store had several Christmas trees with loads of ornaments and since we missed the real Christmas last year I said YEEEEES! 🙂 I even blown my own Christmas ball ornament. After visiting a small local shop which…

Our german road trip continued in a small city of Sonneberg, where our lovely guide Lisa told us that this town used to produce 20 % of toys in the world! And then the Chinese came. Figures. In couple of months there will be a Toy hotel with theme floors and beautiful hand painted walls. Aaah, the day was sunny and our car was working perfectly. In Sonneberg you can also visit a very old teddybear shop called Martin Bären where the biggest teddybear was made (confirmed in Guinness book…

I don’t know how much do you know about Germany. But in Slovenia people believe in a couple of facts that apply to Germany or their products. They are successful, strong, rich, punctual and mostly blond.  They like to eat sausages and cabbage, and they have a lot of beer. And their cars never break down. After some misunderstanding at the airport we finally got the rent-a-car, Fiat 500. We sat in this cool cabriolet drove happily on the highway which by the way has no limit. We…