Frankfurt

December 23, 2014

aIMG_3630 aIMG_3625 Frankfurt  aIMG_3616About 3 weeks I jetted off to Frankfurt for a few days. I was accompanying my friends to a trade show where they were helping on the 3D Hubs stand. You may remember this post about a brilliant guy (and if not, maybe get re-acquainted with him… more soon) and my fascination with design engineering. The trade fair took place in Messe Frankfurt, one of Europe’s largest exhibition centres. It is HUGE – on one memorable night it took us an hour and a half to exit the entire site. Whilst there I got to meet lots of inspiring people working in similar design, tech and 3D printing-related spheres – I really enjoyed the networking!

I took some time out on one of the days to explore Frankfurt a little more. It’s a really beautiful city; the old part of town was particularly enchanting with lots of bohemian architecture and fanciful coloured houses. We went in late Autumn so the trees were at their most vivid and chimed in with the yellow, beige and burgundy buildings. It was incredibly peaceful wandering along the river and I felt so grateful just to be surrounded by such beautiful colours.

We were staying in the centre of Frankfurt. I was able to visit all the areas I was interested in just by walking – my favourite best way to get a feel for a new place! I’ve only been to Germany once before and I found Frankfurt to be very unique, so now I’m eager to explore further. Next time I’ll show you the christmas markets!

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5 responses to “Frankfurt”

  1. Frankfurt looks beautiful – I’m so jealous you got to go. I bet it’s beautiful at Christmas.

    Lizzie’s Daily Blog

  2. Denise says:

    Very nice pictures, Laila! As usual! I am glad you enjoyed Frankfurt so much, and that you went to the fair! Your friends must have enjoyed too! I can say that Frankfurt is nice, although many people don’t like them – too “many” skyscrapers (for them, they are not that tall in fact) and it is underestimated… I like it! And loved to see it here again! Hope you have a beautiful Christmas time!

  3. Jessica says:

    How pretty! Love the pics 🙂

    Jessica
    the.pyreflies.org

  4. jessthetics says:

    Frankfurt looks beautiful! I love the orange leaves and the typical German style buildings. The fog is very atmospheric – your pictures are lovely! xx

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