Germany

Alternatives to Car Ownership

After spending some time here in Berlin, I’m wondering why Americans don’t walk or ride bikes more. Why are we so addicted to our cars? I’ve been without a car now for two months and I’m really enjoying it. Everyday I load up a small computer backpack and walk to[…]

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European Travel Tips

There are a lot of things I’ve learned while traveling in Europe that I wish someone would have told me before I started. I’m passing these along to readers to save you some time in the learning curve. Ticket Validation: Every country I’ve been to so far sells tram or[…]

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The Best of Dresden Germany

I’d put Dresden on my list of must see places in Germany. Below are some of the things I love about Dresden. Beauty: If you like old, beautiful buildings, Dresden will be a amazing experience. The city is divided north and south into two zones called the old city and[…]

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Six Worst Things about Berlin Germany

It is really hard for me to find six things I don’t like about Berlin, but if I were forced, below is my list. Graffiti everywhere: I should ask a local about it because I know they actually have a paid tour of the “urban art” because graffiti is everywhere. It[…]

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Seven Things I Like About Berlin Germany

Berlin is an amazing city filled with history, culture and interesting, welcoming people. And, I’m sure it helps that I speak German, so my views may be slightly skewed, but I’ll try to remain objective as I write posts about it. Here is a short list of things I love[…]

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