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German Culinary Delights!

I have already written about the wonderful wursts and the best beers I enjoyed while traveling through Germany. Of course, German...

A German Beer Odyssey

WARNING: The following post is rated M for Mature, due to alcohol reference and use of alcohol. Of course Germany is world-renown for its...

The Best of the "Wurst"

Germany is infamous for its many varieties of Wursts (pronounced 'versts'). Here in America, we call them sausages. As I learned on my...

Munich Mishap

The photograph above, which I took in Munich, has nothing to do with my story, but I have to share this tale of yet another incident that...

Romantic Rothenburg

Ahh, Rothenburg! It is the quaintest and possibly best-preserved walled medieval town in the world (OK, maybe just Germany, but, still)....

Beautiful Bamberg

Bamberg is a quintessential medieval German town with very old and, for the most part, original timber framed buildings, rough...

German Customs Control

So, I had a brand new adventure today. Somewhere on the A-4 between Dresden and Weimar in the small town of Chemnitz, the bus was pulled...

Two Days of Amazing Food

I have neglected to write for the past two days because we have had two jam-packed days in Dresden Germany, with an extension to Gorlitz,...

Potsdam Problems

Toady, we visited Potsdam, Germany, which is just outside of Berlin. It is probably most famous for the Potsdam Conference, which...

Historic Berlin

According to our guide, today was an unusually hot day for Berlin. It was in the mid to uppers 80s! And we spent a large part of the day...

West Berlin Adventure

After I got to the hotel today, I learned that I had about seven hours until the tour officially started with a group dinner. Seven hours...

Auf Wiedersehen America!

Well, I made it through the baggage check-in and security at Dulles in less than thirty minutes. I even had time to enjoy a Starbucks and...

School Visit

A lesson in discipline and respect One of the high points of my trip so far was the visit to a primary school in Beijing. We visited two...

China Trip – Beijing Night Markets

Unexpected delights around every corner St. Joseph’s Church The evening after our Summer Palace/Tea Tasting experiences, we had free...

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