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Misjudging Germany

GERMANY | Wed, 15 May 2013 | By izzyabraham | Views [104]

Oh, the joys of being wrong about a country. This  is a classic case of expectation vs. reality. I only visited a small part of Germany (Bonn), but it was a refreshing experience and threw away any innocently-founded prejudices I had had. ... Read more >

Tags: bonn, cologne, environment, german, germany, green, language, rhine, river

Lungenheilstätte Grabowsee

GERMANY | Mon, 7 Jan 2013 | By hms_art | Views [116]

Lungenheilstätte Grabowsee is an abandoned former tuberculosis sanatorium that was built in 1896.  The sanatorium was very successful and then became the Red Cross Sanatorium for the Working Class.  After the first World War the it was ... Read more >

Tags: abandoned, berlin, germany, sanatorium

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

GERMANY | Wed, 5 Dec 2012 | By samphors | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I was starting to like photograph when I was visiting Singapore composed by the tall and beautiful buildings. Unlike my country – Cambodia, Singapore attracted me by its multicultural and diversity. I took million pictures; every shoot is everywhere I ... Read more >
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Tags: berlin, germany, victory column

Berlin?

GERMANY | Thu, 22 Nov 2012 | By temberowa | Views [82]

    Berlin....when passed by strangers, you have no predictable feeling whatsoever! Berlin is yellow, is grungy, is filled with dirt and green spots, is so organised and disorganised same time. Berlin is a heart of future thought and ... Read more >

Tags: alexander tower, berlin, bundestag, city, germany, history

Three Months in Münster- Flashback. Episode 2

GERMANY | Fri, 26 Oct 2012 | By omarito | Views [95]

My The main reason of my motivation of doing this films series, was my will to participate in the enhancement of the relations between the arab world and Europe, in a culturally attractive manner, through my experience of a period of three months ... Read more >

Tags: arab world, culture, germany, history, morocco, münster, unesco, westphalian peace, wwii

The Best Food in Europe

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 22 Oct 2012 | By connectlocally | Views [1623]

Photo by  jonnygo Food plays a big part in any travellers adventure, and Europe offers some of the most indulgent food in the world! From baguettes and cheese to snails and frogs legs, Europe is a great destination to take your ... Read more >

Tags: connect locally, europe, food, france, frogs legs, germany, pork knuckle, snails, spain

Oktoberfest Tips & Survival Guide

GERMANY | Mon, 10 Sep 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [4562]

So you’re going to Munich for Oktoberfest?  This is the world’s biggest fair – 6 million visitors a year to a 16-day beer-a-thon, so unless you’re prepared you could end up in a whole heap of trouble. Here are our tips and tricks for surviving Oktoberfest.... Read more >

Tags: europe, germany, oktoberfest, travel-safety

I went WHERE in Austria?

AUSTRIA | Sat, 18 Aug 2012 | By allie_way | Views [432] | Comments [1] | Video

Tomahawk Western and American Lifestyle Festival. Dern tootin', I did it. Forget about the Mirabell Gardens and Schloss Schönbrunn. Tomahawk is where all home-sick American expats want to be in mid-August during their Austrian vacation. There's ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, american festival, austria, country music, crazy, germany, native american, random, tomahawk, weird

Do's and Dont's in Bavaria - 10 Easy Steps

GERMANY | Tue, 7 Aug 2012 | By allie_way | Views [9864] | Comments [2]

When you're travelling to Bavaria, there are a lot of things you might want to know. You could always dive headfirst into a world of Lederhosen, volkmusik and beer, but isn't it always a sigh of relief when you have a slim idea of what NOT to say? ... Read more >

Tags: alps, bavaria, dirndls, dos and donts, germany, lederhosen, relax, southern germany, travelling, trips

Berlin

GERMANY | Thu, 28 Jun 2012 | By christie | Views [140]

Hello from Berlin! Yesterday was dedicated to travel and I have nothing to report on it except we found the best Mexican restaurant ever. Yes, I did say Mexican. So yummy. Today we saw some basic monuments. The Brandenburg gate, victory tower and the ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, bier, germany

Inside a Former KGB Prison

GERMANY | Thu, 10 May 2012 | By beetravels | Views [231]

While many people know about the Berlin Wall, I didn't know until recently that Potsdam was another city along that wall. In 1988, I knew someone who was from West Berlin, but who had been visiting Canada at the very time when the wall came down.... Read more >

Tags: germany, history

Mayday: Protest Season in Germany

GERMANY | Tue, 1 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2736]

Germans aren't afraid to voice their opinions, and protests aren't just for tree hugging university students. In fact they have days set aside where you can just about guarantee there’ll be a protest. These planned demonstrations occur throughout ... Read more >

Tags: europe, germany, protests, travel-safety

My Travels So Far

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 29 Apr 2012 | By mlivingstonk | Views [158]

Well, I want to share my stories with the world. I have a few already on my other blog (the one linked with my food blog), but it's time to move some here! I do not know yet how to put multiple pins on my map, so I will start by saying here everywhere ... Read more >

Tags: austria, china, france, germany, italy, panama, romania, spain, tanzania

Remember summer of 2006?

MEXICO | Tue, 24 Apr 2012 | By acrossourworld | Views [182]

At first I didn’t want to believe what he said. “Really? A forest fire?” That was just beyond bad luck, it was a mythological curse! I looked outside the train, and into the barren station in Marburg… The year was 2006, and the Football ... Read more >

Tags: chocolate ice cream, football, friendship, germany, redemption, train, world cup

Frankfurt Airport - Travel Alert

GERMANY | Tue, 28 Feb 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [912]

(UPDATE FEB 29, 2012: A German labour court has ruled that air traffic controllers CANNOT legally join the strike. More from Washingtonpost.com )   Europe's third busiest airport, Frankfurt, will be affected by industrial action for the remainder ... Read more >

Tags: europe, germany, strike, travel-alert, travel-transport

A World Festival Survival Guide

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 3 Feb 2012 | By nomads-survival-kit | Views [1224]

Music is an international language, a tool that can only be used for good in the breaking of boundaries between people. From enjoying some Bob Marley in an Amsterdam coffee shop with a Jamaican, to the international beer-drinking language of Polka, ... Read more >

Tags: festivals, germany, music, travel, uk

Travel Alert - Bad "Santa" in Berlin

GERMANY | Mon, 12 Dec 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2784] | Comments [1]

German police are searching for a “bad Santa” who has poisoned several visitors at Christmas markets around Berlin. The man struck twice last Thursday (Dec 8 th ) first at the Charlottenburg market, offering passers-by a “free” drink of schnapps ... Read more >

Tags: europe, germany, travel-alert, travel-crime

My Wonderland

GERMANY | Wed, 19 Oct 2011 | By pam_ | Views [194]

More than one year ago 7 school males and me went out to that place they call the cold "Deutschland". We had thought we'd find huge snowy fields, warm houses, scarfs and gloves, but when we reached it, the great Germany, it wasn't December, ... Read more >

Tags: germany, spring

Off the Beaten Path: Germany

GERMANY | Wed, 28 Sep 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [3049] | Comments [5]

On your bike German cities are extremely bike friendly and for the tourist this is a godsend.   It’s easy to pack in lots of sights when traveling by bike, and getting out of the subway system and above ground will give you a whole different perspective ... Read more >

Tags: baltic sea, beaches, biking, german language, germany, munich, off the beaten path, oktoberfest

A Taste of Germany - Local Brews

GERMANY | Wed, 28 Sep 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [3604] | Comments [3]

As the country that has given the world words such as ‘schnapps’, ‘stein’, and ‘Oktoberfest’, it’s no secret that Germany loves a drink.    Whether you’re on a foodie tour or simply ready to party, the breadth of locally produced liquor and places ... Read more >

Tags: beer, berlin, connect locally, drinking, food, germany, partying, schnapps, traditions, travel

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