Where to Get Free Books in Oberursel

Just recently, the Rotary Club of Oberursel sponsored this book donation bin in the north of Oberursel (across from Trattoria Pizzeria Wilma on Camp-King-Allee).

The more that you read, the more you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. Dr. Seuss

 

JR Railway and Telephone Cards from Japan

In the 1990s, we spent three years in Japan and during that time, we often used prepaid JR railway cards and prepaid telephone cards. Now, 25 years later, I’m glad I kept them.

 

Kitakyushu University

 

Kokura Castle in Kitakyushu

 

Kitakyushu International Association

 

JR Kyushu Tobata Eki

Airport Transfer Service between Oberursel and Frankfurt

Over the years, with all our family’s and friends’ comings and goings, we have often used an airport transfer service. The average fee is euro 35, and this includes up to four people (based on our family experience).

For the past three years or so, we had used My Car24. As a matter of fact, we used them just two weeks ago for our round-trip to London. We had always been served well in regards to reliability and good service. And I like booking online, as I get a written confirmation.

But this was tricky last time, when I made our reservation Monday morning, and did not get confirmation by e-mail until late Tuesday evening – for an early Wednesday morning flight.

Since then, at least, they have added this recommendation to their website:

Please allow at least 48 hours  to process your reservation.

Making an airport transfer reservation is usually one of the very last things I remember to do. A more than 48 hour-advance booking does not sit well with me, nor my life-style.

In the meantime, I have reverted to using Kilic for today’s airport transfer. His office still takes reservations the old-fashioned way – by phone. He had also served us very well over the last 15 years or so.

The following list is a compilation of available airport transfer service companies around the area. The top two, Kilic and My Car24, I have used myself. The others are various recommendations by locals.

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Kilic: 06171 287260 (euro 35 for Oberursel – Frankfurt Airport)

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My Car24 Driving Service & Airport Transfer:  (euro 35 for Oberursel – Frankfurt airport)

https://www.mc24h.de/

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Premium Taxi Sascha Lehmann:

http://www.drivedeluxe.de/premium-taxi-oberursel/

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Drive Automobile Taxi (€ 34)

http://www.drivedeluxe.de/

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HB Cars (€30)

http://hbcars.de/leistungen/

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Taxi Kirschall:

http://www.taxikirschall.de/

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Taxi Zuber:

http://www.taxizuber.com

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WE-DRIVE24.COM

http://we-drive24.com/

Chauffeur und Limousinen Dienst – teurer

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Taxi Aladin

http://www.aladin-service.de/

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BB Businessline. Top Service, gepflegte/neue Autos, immer zuverlaessig.

http://www.bb-businessline.de/

 

21 Amazing Places in Germany

​This is a comprehensive collection of unusual places to visit around Germany. I haven’t been to a single one.

Passing by Ledward Barracks, Schweinfurt, in April 2017

There are extensive rebuilding plans for the former areal of Askren Manors and Ledward Barracks in Schweinfurt. Today, while visiting family in town, we drove by and I took some photos. It still looked the same to me, except for the big sign announcing the Abbruch (demolition).

Ledward Barracks, Schweinfurt

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