Andrew Harper shares photos from a recent trip to Dresden, Germany.
Originally an armory, one of Germany's most important military history museums opened in 2011 as the Militaerhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr in Dresden.
The idea of vacationing in Dresden may sound slightly ridiculous, but slowly and quietly, Dresden has rebuilt itself.
The era of bland communist fare is now history. Today, Dresden draws its culinary inspiration from the region's seasonal produce and fine wines.
Andrew Harper recommends taking a tour and exploring the workshops of Meissen Porcelain, Europe's first fine porcelain factory.
Andrew Harper points to vineyards and wines grown along the Elbe outside of Dresden, which are difficult to find outside of Germany and even Saxony.
A video of our stay at the Hotel Taschenbergpalais in Dresden, Germany, as reviewed in the August 2015 issue of the Hideaway Report.
For the last half-century, Dresden has been associated mostly with destruction, its once-glorious baroque architecture mostly a memory.