Oktoberfest: What Beer Drinker's Dreams Are Made Of

Oktoberfest: What Beer Drinker's Dreams Are Made Of

For many years Germany has been the king of beers. Dating back several hundred years, Germany has lead the way continuously in both their quality of beer and beer drinking abilities, and there is no better demonstration of this success than Oktoberfest, the yearly gathering for international beer drinkers to get together and revel in their commonalities. 

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What Makes Prague Great

What Makes Prague Great

Unlike Berlin, Prague lives up to its expectations of being one of the best cities to visit in all of Europe. Located smack in the middle of the continent, this city represents everything that is Europe: old buildings, friendly people, and pleasant landscapes. Prague has surpassed my expectations and become one of my favorite cities I've ever visited. 

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Why I was unimpressed with Berlin

Why I was unimpressed with Berlin

Time and time again throughout my trip I've continued to hear that "Berlin is an AMAZING city to visit." I didn't find this to be the case. I've traveled more through Germany than any other country in Europe, and in every other German city I've been to I've felt welcomed by the people. Germans, who I feel have a very poor reputation back home, have always been friendly and warm to me during my visits. I've general dismissed this stereotype. Berlin, though, did not meet my expectations. 

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Crash courses in Ireland

Crash courses in Ireland

Usually when people decide to visit Ireland they plan for a week, maybe two, and try to limit their trip to a small portion of the island. Ireland, despite what maps display, is actually a fairly extensive place, and though it doesn't take long to travel to many of the different attractions it has to offer, it's definitely a place you need to allot at least a couple of weeks to see it all. From the rolling countryside to the castle ruins littering the entire country, Ireland has something for everyone despite what you're travel preferences may be.

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Sightseeing in Copenhagen and Munich

Sightseeing in Copenhagen and Munich

Work wrapped up for the week Friday afternoon after a very successful first few days of training in Roskilde. My class was an absolutely phenomenal group of people to work with, and I'm excited about the prospect of working with them more over the next couple of weeks, both in Denmark, and back in Wisconsin when they come for additional training. 

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