When I travel, there are a lot of things I try to look out for. But there's one particular travel goal that perhaps sets me apart from many other travelers. I love visiting Olympic stadiums.
This week's Picture of the Week is the Olympic Park and Olympic Tower in Munich, used during the 1972 Summer Olympics.
Picture of the Week: Break Dancer Ride at Frühlingsfest (Munich, Germany)
The Bavarian State Chancellery (in German: Bayerische Staatskanzlei) is located on the eastern side of the Hofgarten in Munich. The central part of the building, including the dome, was part of the Bavarian Army Museum which was built in 1905 by Ludwig Mellinger. The rest of the building was destroyed during World War II, but...
My host had talked about a “mini-Oktoberfest” even before I flew out to Germany, and this was one of our stops later in the day. Frühlingsfest (spring festival) was held on the same grounds as Oktoberfest. In fact, according to my host, it’s a lot like Oktoberfest.
Amsterdam / Austria / Berlin / Enschede / Germany / Hamburg / Maastricht / Munich / Netherlands / Rotenburg (Wuemme) / Salzburg / Travel Tales
It has been three weeks since I returned from my first ever trip to Europe. The high of that trip is long gone, but I still get mild doses of enjoyment whenever I reminisce about my two short weeks there.
Amsterdam / Berlin / Germany / Hamburg / Maastricht / Miscellaneous / Munich / Netherlands / Travel Tales
In just a few hours, I will be boarding Lufthansa flight LH 791 from Singapore to Munich. And for two weeks, I’ll be living out one of my personal travel goals and dreams.
photo by Giorgio Tomassett @ Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 In July 2009, I declared my plans to travel to Europe in May 2010. I renewed my commitment to this plan on my 27th birthday. Four days later, I got the call to work in Singapore, and my plans had to be put on hold. When my...