I would have to say that this entire trip had been planned around going to Dresden. I had gone to this city for the first time in 2002 with my family. There aren’t many American tourists that come to this city still, even after 12 years since we were last here (the majority is German) and the buildings still need to be repaired and cleaned. But there is a subtle charm to this city where you get the feeling that in its day it was a marvelous city with its churches, opera house, and Zwinger Palace. During the three days, we took a tour of the Porzellansammlung (the Dresden porcelain museum), the Green Vault, and did quite a bit of shopping since we didn’t have a lot of time to do any shopping any other place. Dresden has much more affordable prices than anywhere we had been to in Europe. One of the stores we discovered in Germany is called, Karstadt. This store has practically anything you would need from clothes and accessories, food, and home décor at amazing prices! Also, it was a great time to finally stop in my favorite stores like Zara and H&M to see what they had to offer that was maybe different from back home.