Tag Archives: Germany

The price of Victory

Berlin’s Siegessäule – Victory Column – is another of Berlin’s monuments that has reinvented itself through the ages – from symbol of Prussian military victory in the 19th century to a favourite tourist spot today. As US Presidential candidate, Barack Obama chose the Siegessäule as the alternative spot to the Brandenburg Gate for his speech […]

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Murdered Jews of Europe

That is a strong title, I know.  I thought of many other titles, but settled on the facts.   The Truth is the Best in this case.  Millions and Millions of people were murdered by Hitler’s German Riech.  The majority of those were from the Jewish Population throughout Central and Eastern Europe.  Although The Jewish people […]

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The euro is tumbling again and analysts are talking about parity with the dollar – Business Insider

I have been saying this for quite a while now, if you have ever thought of traveling to Europe but felt the costs to vacation there were just too high.  Now may be the time to make those plans.  In fact it is quite possible to see parity between the dollar and the Euro which […]

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What makes Europe so special

One of my most favorite things about cities throughout Europe are the Street Performers.  I have written about them many times in Madrid, Barcelona, Paris and even in Rome.  But I must say that this video just gives me goosebumps when I watch it.  Watching it also makes me long for a trip to just […]

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Game Time

By now you know I have been to Berlin a few times.  My last trip was in February 2012.  I know, I know why would you choose to go to Berlin in the dead of winter when there are so many other warm places one could go to.  Well sadly, my trips to Berlin are […]

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It’s like heaven for me, an Island of Museums?

I really love to go through museums, the art, culture, history and the stories behind all the beauty within a museum allows me to grasp so much more of our world.  I have walked through museums all over the world and have probably been to no more than .0000001% of all museums.  I have had […]

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Travel of a different kind…..

I feel as though I may be having a mini mid life crisis.  I believe I have already had a major one many years ago, I don’t know if your allowed to have another major one, so it will just have to be a mini one.  So what does someone do about it?  I want […]

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BRRRRR……LIN

I am usually pretty good at managing my travel schedule, and I highly suggest you take time of year and season into your travel considerations.  However there are times that I simply don’t listen to my own advice, ok there are a lot of times I don’t listen to my own advice.  I am sure […]

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