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A Whirlwind Weekend in Historic Prague

I can proudly admit, that in all my years of traveling I have seldom had any misadventure in catching a plane. You can probably guess that this is not a story of one of those proud moment. Instead, this weekend started off with a high speed race, through the Copenhagen Airport. I must say hugeContinue reading “A Whirlwind Weekend in Historic Prague”

Discovering Munich: There’s a Germany Outside of Oktoberfest?

While many of our fellow study abroaders got outta dodge the Sunday morning of Oktoberfest, cheap airfare and a desire to explore a bit of authentic Germany kept my trio in Munich until the Monday morning after our Oktoberfest Marathon Saturday. Thankfully, Oktoberfest begins at the end of September, and we were granted a beautifulContinue reading “Discovering Munich: There’s a Germany Outside of Oktoberfest?”

Exploring Scandinavia: Gems of Helsinki, Finland

For our first adventure outside of Copenhagen, my group and I decided to follow our desire to explore some of the more untouched corners of the tourist world in Europe. Settling on a weekend in Helsinki, Finland, the two days we spend in the city was the perfect amount of time to be introduced toContinue reading “Exploring Scandinavia: Gems of Helsinki, Finland”

Surviving Oktoberfest: A Guide for Success

If it was not for countless research sessions paired with advice from friends, I don’t think we would have ever survived, let alone strived, through our journey through Oktoberfest. For all my fellow travelers, I thought I would pass on this learned wisdoms, so that other Oktoberfest goers can utilize them in the years toContinue reading “Surviving Oktoberfest: A Guide for Success”

Oktoberfest: A Marathon, Not a Sprint

5:00 AM Waking up in Tent City is everything one would expect. It was quiet, a bit chilly, and looked like the party had only ended an hour or two before. 5:15 AM As I walked two tents over to where the girls sleep. I found them bunking together (instead of in their separate, designatedContinue reading “Oktoberfest: A Marathon, Not a Sprint”