A Houstonian’s Guide: 48 Hours in Frankfurt, Germany
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A Houstonian’s Guide: 48 Hours in Frankfurt, Germany

My boyfriend recently moved to Frankfurt, so naturally I had to take a trip over the pond to visit him and explore his new hometown. Adventuring with a pseudo-local opened my eyes to all the adventures Frankfurt has to offer. I think most people (myself included) had the perception that Frankfurt is a super business … Continue reading

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Leipzig City of Music: 10 Spots to Visit for the Music-Lover
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Leipzig City of Music: 10 Spots to Visit for the Music-Lover

This June, we had the fabulous opportunity to visit Leipzig and celebrate 25 years of Sister City Partnership with Houston. We spent our time delving into the past and present of this German town and immersing ourselves in the sights and sounds of its culture. Before heading the Leipzig, I knew that a stop at … Continue reading

Houston x Leipzig: Celebrating 25 Years of Being Sister Cities
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Houston x Leipzig: Celebrating 25 Years of Being Sister Cities

We got to spend six days exploring Houston’s German Sister City, Leipzig, and I’m here to tell you that the Saxony town 5,327 miles away from us ain’t so different than you’d think. There’s a vibrant arts and music scene, amazingly nice people and delicious food on every corner. Some Leipzig basics Take it from us, official … Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know About Oktoberfest in Munich
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Everything You Need to Know About 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