Washing machine and dryer in Wiesbaden-Auringen

We have a working wasing machine and dryer now. It is not directly located in the house, but in the shed on the lawn. It is a locked place that also holds our gardening tools, bicycles, golf clubs and our rooftop cargo carrier. The washing machine is from Miele and the dryer from SIEMENS. Both…

Washing clothes and laundry in Wiesbaden

At the point of this writing our washing machine and dryer is available but not connected and ready to be used. I was just asked by an American guest who stays a couple of days, how to do laundry in Wiesbaden. First you need to know, that self-service laundry shops are not that common in…

With Kids in Wiesbaden

If you are visiting Wiesbaden there is a plethora of options for kids with parents. We’ll list and describe some of them here: Activities Nerobergbahn (Yelp) and Neroberg Kurhaus, Staatstheater and Oper and Kurpark Fasanarie – like a zoo but with a big playground. Highly recommended. Schloss Freudenberg (Yelp) – highly recommended Museum Wiesbaden Nerotal park Holocaust Memorial Kochbrunnen Thermine…

Open House – Tag des offenen Denkmals

Dies ist eine Einladung. Wenn Sie das rechtzeitig lesen, besuchen Sie uns und unser denmkmalgeschütztes Häuschen in Alt Auringen 50 in Wiesbaden (Google Maps). Diese Einladung richtet sich besonders an Bewohner aus Auringen und den umliegenden Vororten und natürlich an unsere Freunde und Bekannten. Today between 3pm and 6pm our heritage building in ‘Alt Auringen 50’ participates at…

Awarded with Federal Heritage Award 2016

We are proud to announce, that we have won this year’s federal award for preserving heritage buildings in Hesse called “Hessischer Denkmalschutzpreis 2016”. They even gave us a nice bronze badge.

Auringer Vereinssommer 2016 – Regional Festivities every Friday

During the summer months there is party each Friday evening from 6pm on. Every week another club is running a booth selling regional wine and food at pretty low prices. If you’re interested in getting to know people from Auringen, this is the place to go. There are usually between 50 and 400 people so…

Our application for Hessischer Denkmalschutzpreis 2016

The federal state of Hesse in Germany is awarding the best heritage buildings of every year. We have participated in this year’s challenge and the local newspaper “Wiesbadener Kurier” has picked up the story. Thank you so much.    

House Manual and rules

Beware of two things: 1. Our house is from 1728. It has low ceilings. Normally 2 metres / 6,5 ft. Please watch your head if you are tall. 2. The stairways are very steep. Please be very careful when you go up and down. Please leave your shoes on the historic stone floor in the…