Irish Daily Mail - - Travel -

marks the cen­te­nary of the end of the First World War but the cat­a­lyst was the Ger­man port city of Kiel and a sailors’ mutiny against an or­der to en­gage the en­emy. It quickly spread to Ham­burg and through­out Ger­many and led to the fall of the Gov­ern­ment, the ab­di­ca­tion of the Kaiser and peace. A poignant me­mo­rial to all the Fallen at sea sits near Kiel which it­self is a two-hour coach jour­ney from Ham­burg. Th­ese days plea­sure cruises sail out of Kiel while they also host the world’s big­gest re­gatta dur­ing Kiel Week from June 22-30. Aer Lin­gus flies Dublin-Ham­burg from €92. See www. aer­lin­

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