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What’s Munich Without the Oktoberfest?

Sometime in May I was asked to go with my guy friends here in Trier to Oktoberfest. It seemed like everyone was going, even C. from Mainz and J. from England, so I quickly agreed even though I still wasn’t … Continue reading

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A Belgian Day-Trip: Remouchamps and Bastogne

A few weeks ago (read: October) Svenja and I wanted to get away from Trier for a day, so we headed off to the Caves of Remouchamps in Belgium.

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Relics of the Cold War: Tempelhof Airport

It was here that the Allied aircraft of the Berlin Air Bridge (Berliner Luftbr├╝cke) landed, brining much needed supplies to the people of Berlin. Shortly after the war’s end the Soviets blockaded Berlin in an attempt to assert their own … Continue reading

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Treptower Park

Berlin’s Treptower Park can be found off in forgotten corner of the city next to an industrial estate, bordered on the one side by the Spree River, and on the other by the contentious neighbourhood of Neuk├Âlln. Today the park … Continue reading

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