"O'zapf is!" or How to Bring Oktoberfest Party to Your Home

“O’zapf is!” or How to Bring Oktoberfest Party to Your Home

/ Culture, Germany /
So you just can't make it to the real Oktoberfest celebration in Munich, and there is no Bavarian beer party close to your hometown?  Well, how about hosting your own little Oktoberfest-inspired event - with tasty dishes made from the ... Read More
Berlin: The Top 20 Attractions - Global Storybook

Berlin: The Top 20 Attractions

The modern history of Berlin begun in the 13th century.  Since then it went through some tough and turbulent times - it was destroyed and rebuilt completely, over and over again.  In the mid-20th century, it became one of the ... Read More
Cherry Blossoms along Bornholmer Str.

Four Seasons of Berlin

/ Germany, Photos /
When I first arrived in Berlin back in December 2014, I experienced the so-called Winter blues.  Something that I’ve never experienced in my life before.  Coming from a tropical country, I was spoiled with good weather pretty much all-year round, ... Read More
Oktoberfest – The Largest Beer Party In The World

Oktoberfest – The Largest Beer Party In The World

/ Culture, Germany /
People in suits and leather pants, dancing on tables in a completely over-crowded giant tent.  Women in voluminous dresses with even larger cleavages, balancing too many one liter beer glasses, that one must think will surely break their fingers.  The ... Read More
Luneburg-Germany

Mons, Pons, Fons: A Winter Day in Lüneburg

Besides the obvious big cities destinations such as Berlin, Hamburg, or Munich, Germany is home to many historic and picturesque towns. Earlier this year, I visited a beautiful Hanseatic town called Lüneburg, which is about half an hour by train ... Read More