How to get a table at Oktoberfest in Munich

Oktoberfest is one of the most fun things I’ve done in Europe. You dress up, drink loads of beer, stand on your seats and arm-in-arm to sing cheesy tunes like Teenage Dirtbag, Mr Brightside, Country Road, meet people from all over the world, chant and cheers and Prost! Oktoberfest manages to be both wholesome and…

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Summer in Berlin

I swear it just started, but summer seems to be disappearing before my very eyes. And while everyone’s told me Berlin summer is amazing, I think this summer the weather hasn’t been that great. There’s been a lot of rainy days and storms. While I’m hoping for a pretty amazing late summer, I thought I’d…

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Learning German in Berlin

I moved to Berlin in April 2017, and I didn’t know any German except for how to say hello, please and thank you. I initially planned to do an intensive course for a month, three hours a day for four nights a week. But then I realised that I was moving to Berlin at the start of summer, and I didn’t want to spend four nights a week in a classroom (on top of working full-time), when I could be out enjoying everything that Berlin has to offer in the long summer evenings.

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