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2019 Oktoberfest Tents Guide: Comparing the Best Oktoberfest Tents

I’ve been to Oktoberfest before, so for this year’s trip I didn’t need to read a million pages of festival tips to prepare.  I just wanted to pick which Oktoberfest tent to go to!  Unfortunately, it took reading through a thousand websites just to find the basics I needed, so I thought I’d compile all …

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Don’t Worry: Stand Up Paddling in Hamburg is Easier Than it Looks

I’m far from a SUP expert, so getting on a board in Hamburg, Germany made me a little nervous.  Unlike where I’ve gone before, there’s nothing tropical about stand up paddling Hamburg style.  Falling in didn’t seem like an appealing option, but in a city with so many waterways, it would be a shame not to …

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One Day in Hamburg and Why it’s a “Must-Feel” Spot Instead of “Must-See”

I met two different Hamburgs: on one day, I ran around with a press trip, seeing many different sides of the city and getting the type of context that writes a New York Times article.  It was interesting, in an academic kind of way, and I saw its potential as a rising destination.  But it …

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