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Top 5 Things To Do In Berlin (Besides Beer, Sausage And Techno)
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Top 5 Things To Do In Berlin (Besides Beer, Sausage And Techno)

Deterred from visiting the German capital because you think it’s just for those who like beer, sausages and techno? I’ll admit it: I was “That Person.” I remember a few years ago a work colleague, about to move to Berlin, excitedly summed up the city to me with those three […]

Top 6 Hipster Neighborhoods Around The World
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Top 6 Hipster Neighborhoods Around The World

Once an evasive creature contained to their natural habitats in Williamsburg, Portland and Austin, hipster culture is now globally ubiquitous. Blame it on cultural imperialism, the undeniable twee delight of appliqué birds, or the sheer convenience of ironic facial hair, just know this: The hipster has reached these international cities, and will no doubt […]

Top 5 Requirements For A Nude Beach
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Top 5 Requirements For A Nude Beach

If there’s one thing in this world that’s true, it’s this: Germans love getting naked. So much so, apparently, Florida believes marketing its beaches directly to this supposed demographic of buttock-bearing Europeans will boost the state’s tourism during slower months. According to The Sydney Morning Herald, an advertising campaign to […]

Video: This Is What Happens When Artists Are Let Loose In Berlin
Video: This Is What Happens When Artists Are Let Loose In Berlin

Video: This Is What Happens When Artists Are Let Loose In Berlin

This is the first time I’ve heard about it, but for the past five years, Berlin has celebrated the Festival of Lights in mid-October. The festival entails, basically, letting the boat-load of artists that call the city home do what they want with light projections all over the city, including […]

Berlin: 10 Things You Should Really Do
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Berlin: 10 Things You Should Really Do

Any city can be difficult to navigate or to really get a feel for it. It’s always nice to meet or know locals so that they can take you on a tour of a different nature. Locals are able to see the small things — the trees in the forest […]

Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Countries For 2010: And The Winner Is . . .
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Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Countries For 2010: And The Winner Is . . .

Lonely Planet’s doling out accolades to these ten countries as being very topping, with El Salvador being the toppingist of them all. Okay, they don’t really elaborate as to what this list mean, other than being the “hottest countries for next year,” but I assume they mean destinations that are, […]

Raise Your Steins: Here’s To A Great Oktoberfest
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Raise Your Steins: Here’s To A Great Oktoberfest

This weekend, some six million people will head off to the start of Munich’s infamous festival celebrating everything Bavarian. The ceremonial tapping of the first keg, by the mayor of Munich, will happen this Saturday at 12:00. The party, this year, will last until October 4th. Growing up in the […]

Want The Real Berlin? Try Sleeping In A Berliner’s Bed. Berliner Optional
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Want The Real Berlin? Try Sleeping In A Berliner’s Bed. Berliner Optional

I guess I didn’t realize that short-term/weekly rentals are far and few between in England, so imagine the shock a Londoner received when they found out they can squat in a decked-out Berlin penthouse for a full week for about the same as one night would’ve cost in a hotel. […]

Oktoberfest: Does Anyone Care?

Oktoberfest: Does Anyone Care?

Oktoberfest is just around the corner, and just in time for this vapid event are your predictable slew of Oktoberfest “guides” that purport to help you fit in with the mostly tourist crowd that descends on Munich every year. I’m not so much against the idea of Oktoberfest — the annual […]

The Top 11 Castles In Germany
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The Top 11 Castles In Germany

Take a tour through southern Germany on Castle Road to see over 70 of the world’s most magnificent castles. By Manda Spring If you’re thinking about trekking through Germany this summer to do a little castle-hopping, the best way to do so is to head to Castle Road where you’ll […]

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