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6 Easy Day Trips from Stuttgart, Germany

The city of Stuttgart, Germany is an awesome city full of classic German charm, great food and lots of culture. There are tons of things to do in this college town; it definitely warrants its own visit. It’s also pretty centrally located within the state of Baden-Württemberg which makes it a great home base for… Continue reading 6 Easy Day Trips from Stuttgart, Germany

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10 Interesting Things to do in Stuttgart, Germany

The city of Stuttgart is not only the capital of the German state of Baden-Württemburg, but it’s also home to the University of Stuttgart and both Mercedes and Porsche have production plants here. It may not be the most beautiful city in Germany - the Schlossplatz isn’t lined with half timbered houses - but it… Continue reading 10 Interesting Things to do in Stuttgart, Germany

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Tips for Attending a Beer Festival

When you think of Germany, what's the first thing that comes to mind?  If you said Oktoberfest then you are not thinking big enough!  Oktoberfest may be the most well known, but it is far from the only beer festival in Germany.  There are plenty of them through out the year in most cities throughout the… Continue reading Tips for Attending a Beer Festival

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German Weihnachtmarkts

From the last weekend in November until the 24th of December cities all over Germany transform into Christmas wonderlands called Weihnachtmarkts (Christmas Markets in English).  They push together little wooden sheds decorated with lights and boughs of pine into a square and sell trinkets and presents and giant bratwurst and gluhwein. Gluhwein is kind of… Continue reading German Weihnachtmarkts