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To Hamburg!

GERMANY | Wed, 10 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [13]

I bummed around in the hostel for a lot of the morning. My flight was in the afternoon and checkout of the hostel was 10:00am. I did not have quite enough time to explore the city anymore. I finished one of my books and then took the bullet train to ... Read more >

Tags: airport, currywurst, germany, hamburg, stockholm, sweden

Europe, 2013

FRANCE | Sun, 24 Aug 2014 | By jazwalker | Views [35]

My second international trip came in my last year of high school. I'd been studying modern history for the past two years and had been looking forward to doing so since I was young. One day, a friend of mine who was in my history class asked why our ... Read more >

Tags: belgium, europe, france, germany, history, school

Pleasantly Not Surprised

BELGIUM | Wed, 20 Aug 2014 | By jazzanomadica | Views [155]

My first ever train ride in Europe confirmed the pre-conceived ideas I had developed of what train travel here would be like. It was… pleasant . I was a little sad to be leaving the tragically hip city of Berlin so soon. I had grown a deep ... Read more >

Tags: belgium, europe, germany, train

A Positive Blunder In History

GERMANY | Tue, 19 Aug 2014 | By jazzanomadica | Views [279] | Comments [1]

Man, I wish I was at that press conference! The one on November 9th, 1989 when Günter Schabowski, the unofficial spokesman for the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED), announced to a room full of gathered journalists that travel restrictions ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, berlin wall, germany, history

Crying for the "Bad Guy"

GERMANY | Tue, 19 Aug 2014 | By rmckinley | Views [348]

My tour guide made me cry today. Not an uncontrollable sob, like when I said goodbye to my fiancé at the airport for four more months apart, but a heart-wrenching painful stream of tears that I could not fight back. I was thankful for sunglasses ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, germany, history, mistakes, sides, wall


GERMANY | Mon, 18 Aug 2014 | By aeileenr | Views [63]

I stand in the middle of a small, modest apartment parking lot, surrounded by plain, brick apartment buildings. A willow tree looms to my right and a small, red and blue children's slide sits to my left, currently unused.  “Four meters ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, führerbunker, germany, world war ii

Berlin: Then & Now

GERMANY | Sun, 17 Aug 2014 | By aeileenr | Views [64]

In Berlin, where a serious-looking older woman in a suit sits next to a punk on the U-bahn, there seems to be a juxtaposition between the old Berlin and the new Berlin. The older woman who remembers “East” and “West” Germany;... Read more >

Tags: berlin, berlin wall, east side gallery, germany

Home for the Wedding

GERMANY | Fri, 11 Jul 2014 | By chancefear | Views [29]

So I've been living in Germany for six months tomorrow and it has been an amazing journey. I started off having never been outside of the United States and now I have been all through Germany and am about to head to France! Everything I have experienced ... Read more >

Tags: florida, germany, help, home, six months, thank you, wedding

Five and Ten Months

GERMANY | Sat, 7 Jun 2014 | By chancefear | Views [35]

I have now been living abroad for almost five months and though I still have just over ten months left here, I already cannot imagine how I will handle going back. I don't want to go back. Since moving to Germany I have found myself a much more confident ... Read more >

Tags: fear, germany, global, learn, living abroad, planet, politics

Oh S---

GERMANY | Mon, 2 Jun 2014 | By chancefear | Views [32]

When you are bombarded by news from home and it feels like the world is beginning to cave in on you the natural thing to do is run, so I ran. I quickly threw on a pair of tennis shoes and yoga shorts, grabbed a flashlight and headed out the door at ten ... Read more >

Tags: countryside, farm, fox, germany, night, run, spinning

How To: Fall in love with Regensburg

GERMANY | Wed, 28 May 2014 | By lalaloh | Views [36]

How can I explain a place in order to do it justice in your imagination? How? Instead of explaining perhaps I will share a story with you because in truth you can walk so sweetly through the streets of Regensburg that all your cares and worries suddenly ... Read more >

Tags: 25seasonsoftravelling, europe, germany, lalaloh, love, magic, regensburg, travelling

Life. Panic. Breathe. Panic. Laughter

GERMANY | Sun, 25 May 2014 | By hetahannaloviisa | Views [37]

I finally finished all my uni work two weeks ago. The following two weeks involved a lot of cleaning, TV and reading. I watched films. GOOD films. I did nothing. Nothing is something that does not come naturally to me. I am constantly planning. I have ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, city, finland, germany, helsinki, nature, nessie, on the road, oulu, scotland

My unexpected hike in Germany

GERMANY | Sun, 18 May 2014 | By missmax | Views [44]

  At age 17, I won a scholarship exchange to Germany for several months - 30 students from across Australia and New Zealand, where we spent the winter at our various host families' houses throughout the country-side. I was placed in Bad Schwartau, ... Read more >

Tags: cold, exchange student, germany, shopping, walk

Photos: Best of the Baltic

DENMARK | Sat, 10 May 2014 | By sarahnicole | Photo Gallery

Pictures from a cruise around the Baltic Sea in 2012. Includes pictures in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Stockholm, and Tallinn. I would include some from Amsterdam, but we mostly just visited the zoo there. =)
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Tags: baltic sea, berlin, copenhagen, denmark, estonia, finland, germany, helsinki, st. petersburg, tallinn

Photos: The Taste of the Heart

GERMANY | Sat, 10 May 2014 | By alisonkarlene | Photo Gallery

Photos to accompany my latest travel story!
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Tags: christmas markets, germany

Misjudging Germany

GERMANY | Wed, 15 May 2013 | By izzyabraham | Views [122]

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 [138]

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


GERMANY | Thu, 22 Nov 2012 | By temberowa | Views [104]

    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 [109]

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

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