20 Essential Tips for Your First Oktoberfest

20 Essential Tips for Your First Oktoberfest

I was surprised by how much I loved Oktoberfest. I don't know if it was the liters of golden lager or all of the handsome German men in lederhosen, but Oktoberfest was an absolute blast. Being my first Oktoberfest, I did a few things right (see: buying a dirndl) and a...
A Mini Blogger Meet-up in Karlsruhe, Germany

A Mini Blogger Meet-up in Karlsruhe, Germany

So while spending a few days in Strasbourg, Julika and I decided to pop over and visit Alex from Ifs, Ands & Butts in her adopted hometown of Karlsruhe, Germany. Alex, by the way, is one of my favorite bloggers, who I have met up with before here in Paris. After...
The Delicious Truth behind German Cuisine

The Delicious Truth behind German Cuisine

So as I have mentioned before, we have all been completely wrong about German food. Seriously. It's good. Really good. Don't believe me? Let me take you through just one day of lecker German food in Cologne. After climbing 509 steps up the cathedral and 509 steps down...
Partying Hard in Deutschland

Partying Hard in Deutschland

Okay, maybe I didn't quite party hard during my weekend in Germany, but clubbing until 6 am is way too rare for me these days. So the adventure began when Christian, my Couchsurfing host, made it clear we would absolutely have to play beer pong. He had fallen in love...
First Impressions of Germany

First Impressions of Germany

So on our first morning in Germany, we were delighted to wake up and find everything covered in snow. Christian, our Couchsurfing host, and his friend Kevin trekked like gentlemen in the fresh powder to fetch us some Brötchen. We draped the yummy rolls with nutty...