Günthersburgpark

So after I recently presented the Bethmannpark and the Ostpark to you, I would like to present the Günthersburgpark today. The park was laid out in 1837 by the banker Carl Mayer von Rothschild and has been open to the public since 1892. It has a size of 7.4 hectares. What does the Günthersburgpark offer? In the north the park[…]

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Gudes Frankfurt

Today I would like to introduce you to the Wasserhäuschen (water house), also known as Trinkhalle (Drinking Hall) “Gudes Frankfurt”, in Nordend, to be precise in Nordend-West. What is the Gudes Frankfurt? In many parts of Germany it is called Trinkhalle and I, as a Bremer, would have said kiosk at first glance. In Bremen I had never heard the[…]

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Bethmannpark

Today I would like to present the Bethmannpark, one out of more than 50 parks and green spaces Frankfurt has to offer. Where is the Bethmannpark located and how do I get there? Bethmannpark is located in Frankfurt’s Nordend district at the beginning of Berger Straße and borders 3 other streets. Namely the Friedberger Anlage, the Mauerweg and the Friedberger[…]

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Berger Street

Do you know the Berger Street? Frankfurt has the Römer, the ECB, the Eiserner Steg, the Main River, the Zeil, etc., but if you want to see a little more than just the hardcore tourist spots, you should definitely make a small detour from the city center and take a stroll up and down the Berger. What is the Berger[…]

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Frankfurt Ostpark in Ostend

Today I would like to introduce you to the Ostpark in Frankfurt’s Ostend district. There are many parks in Frankfurt and the Ostpark is one of them. In the last 2 years the park has been completely renovated. Originally the park was supposed to be finished by September 2018. But I was there yesterday and there are still isolated construction[…]

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Brunch at Alex Skyline Plaza

Yesterday I’ve been at the Alex in the Skyline Plaza again after a while. The Alex is actually not in the Skyline Plaza, but on the roof. The best way to get there is by elevator. I always liked to go to this Alex, because I like the great atmosphere. Of course it was the same yesterday, but I was[…]

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Public Transportation

In Frankfurt, you can actually get from A to B quite easily by public transport. The problem is that buses, trams, suburban trains and underground trains are often overcrowded. Punctuality doesn’t always work out so well either. So you should plan enough time if you have to go to an important appointment. However, if you are travelling in Frankfurt without[…]

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Im Herzen Afrikas

Mixed vegetarian dish with Ful, Timtimo, Alicha, Hamli, Schiro and Injera Bread Last Saturday me and my Wife went for Dinner for the first time in the restaurant Im Herzen Afrikas (In the Heart of Africa) in Frankfurt. As the name suggests, they have African dishes there. The choice of dishes is not so big, which makes it easier for[…]

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Getting There

Ok, so here it is….the first article on my new website alexisschmidt.com. Before I start to report about where you can eat well, where you can get tasty apple wine, where it is nice to shop, etc, etc, etc, it has to be clear how to get to Frankfurt at all. Of course there are several possibilities to visit Frankfurt[…]

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