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

A Houstonian’s Guide: Split, Croatia in 24 Hours
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A Houstonian’s Guide: Split, Croatia in 24 Hours

Ah, Split, Croatia. Although it’s a pain and a half to get there (from Texas anyways), this ancient Roman city is steeped in history and a centrally located spot for launching into other Croatian adventures. I found my way there earlier this summer as the starting point for Yacht Week, and a stepping stone to Dubrovnik and the Plitvice Lakes. Morning: Old … Continue reading