A seaside town in the northern federal state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Rostock, Germany, draws Europeans looking for sun, sea and sailing, but it is still relatively unknown to most across the pond.
Part of the reason for the semiobscurity is that until German reunification in 1990, Rostock was part of East Germany, and remnants of that era remain.
The other factor is accessibility. It's not exactly easy to get to, but the travel time pays off. It's a picturesque Baltic Sea resort wit... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.