6 Best Places to Travel to in October for Oktoberfest

  • September 8, 2015
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You might think the Oktoberfest tradition was started in Germany at the hands of a few brew-happy folks looking to sell their hops-fueled beverages. On the contrary, the facts are, the very first event was held in celebration of a wedded union and beer wasn’t the main attraction. As Crown Prince Ludwig prepared to marry Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen, locals were invited to the neighboring field (still called Theresienwiese in the bride’s honor) to join the party. Royal horse races closed the event, and it was the continuation of those races that really gave birth to Oktoberfest.

 

Traditions of the Black Forest

  • May 1, 2015
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Experiencing the culture of Germany through food and history. One of the things I enjoy most about traveling is how often I am exposed to traditions that are different from my own. So often I find that there is more to a culture than what we see on the surface or read in books. This helps me walk away with a better understanding of and deeper appreciation for other places and people.

 

Great European Cities To Visit

  • April 9, 2015
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Europe is one of the most beautiful continents in the world. Many of the European countries are rich in tradition and culture. A traveler vacationing in any of the European cities would have a bewildering array of cultures and scenic. Here is a list of cities in no particular order that you should vist.

 
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