A Houstonian’s Guide: Oktoberfest in Munich
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A Houstonian’s Guide: Oktoberfest in Munich

In the self-proclaimed city of laptops and lederhosen, here’s everything I learned about surviving opening weekend at the infamous Oktoberfest festivities in Munich, Germany. Some Background Oktoberfest was found in 1810 as a wedding celebration for Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese. The fair grounds are named Theresienwiese after her and it originally took place in the middle … Continue reading

I Volunteered for Hurricane Harvey, Here’s How You Can Too!
Do That / It's Culture

I Volunteered for Hurricane Harvey, Here’s How You Can Too!

8/31 UPDATE: Highly recommend registering as a volunteer with the Red Cross (click here). You’ll get on their email list and receive updates when they need people. Ignore whatever it says about 10 hour shifts for 10 days. Just sign up! They need people! You can enter in your availability for volunteering  in this survey–someone … Continue reading