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Berlin Through The Eyes Of Our Creative Director

BY LENA KAZER Roaming the neighborhoods of Berlin is a feast for the eyes. There are murals painted on buildings reaching high into the sky, more graffiti variations than there are cracks in the sidewalk, and oddball boutiques filled with records, handmade accessories, and various whats-its and thing-a-ma-bobs. Wandering my favorite neighborhood, the rugged and […]

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As you can guess, beer is the beverage of choice at Oktoberfest, including 7.5 million liters (about 2 million gallons) consumed during last year’s event! In order to qualify as an oktoberfestbier, the beer must be brewed within the city limits. All oktoberfestbiers are provided by only six breweries: Spaten, Löwenbräu, Augustiner-Bräu, Hofbräu-München, Paulaner and Hacker-Pschorr. Each one of these breweries will begin to brew their batch of Märzenbiers (March beer) during (you guessed it) March. Märzenbiers have a higher alcohol content in order to last throughout the summer, just in time for Oktoberfest.

31 Incredible Facts You Never Knew About Oktoberfest!

BY JERRY LEON Every year more people converge in Munich, Germany and consume more beer than those in any other festival in the world. With over 6 million people in attendance, Oktoberfest is unlike any other event. These incredible facts will reveal why this festival continues to attract more visitors year after year. START SLIDESHOW:

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10 Around The World Events You Don’t Want To Miss This Weekend

BY TEAM JST Where to go? What to do? Need your weekend filled up? Pump up your artistic and cultural styles with these epic events in Chicago, San Francisco, New York City, London, Berlin, Paris and Tokyo! 1. October 1 – 5 (Chicago): Via Festival Via Festival is all about bringing audio-visual innovation to the Windy […]

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The Complete (Survivor’s) Guide To Oktoberfest!

BY JERRY LEON Natalie Marchant via Flickr Oktoberfest, the world’s largest fair, is a sixteen day festival held in Munich, Germany. Originally established more than 200 years ago to celebrate the forthcoming wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig I and Princess Therese, the festival is now a global phenomenon, attracting more than 6 million visitors each […]

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How To Picnic Your Way Around Europe

BY NADIA CHO For those backpacking through Europe on a budget, spending money on food can get pretty pricey if you’re looking to sample local cuisines at every stop. A great way to cut down on meal costs and try regional food is to buy separate items from vendors and picnic once a day rather […]

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A Walk To Remember: Inside Berlin’s Tiergarten

BY JERRY LEON Tiergarten (German for animal garden) is a locality found within Mitte, a borough of Berlin.   A popular destination for locals and tourists alike, the Tiergarten boasts many attractions including an expansive park, terrific zoo, impressive cultural center, and dutiful memorials of artwork and sculptures that will no doubt inspire thoughtful reflection. CLICK […]

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Best Places For 20-Somethings To Move To

BY NADIA CHO thehappenstanceplace.wordpress.com Well, I’ve finally reached that point in my life which I’ve been dreading for the past 4 years: post-grad. I’ve only ever had one plan for what I would do once I finish college and that is to live abroad. My greatest life ambition at the moment is to find myself […]

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