Germany

Move Over Oktoberfest: Drinking Beer at Cannstatter Wasen!

I’ve been to Oktoberfest twice; once in 2011 and the second time in 2012. I love, love, love Oktoberfest, but this year I found myself at a different German beer festival; the 168th Cannstatter Volksfest just outside of Stuttgart. The Cannstatter Wasen is a 35-hectare area on the banks of the Neckar River and each …

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Oh Lord Won’t You Buy Me a Mercedes-Benz

When I think of Germany I always think of cars; Volkswagen, BMW, Porsche…and Mercedes-Benz. My parents have always stuck to German cars because they’re so reliable- my mother has been driving the same Volkswagen Golf for over 15 years! Naturally with such a strong car industry, German car manufacturers have created their own tourist attractions …

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