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

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