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Bremen’s Delectable Delights

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Bremen Food

When the folks at the German Tourism Authority reached out and invited me to explore Bremen as their guest as part of the #citybreakgermany campaign I found my curiosity piqued.  This post and the two that precede it are done in partnership with Bremen Tourism who suggested my itinerary and arranged/provided all lodging and accommodation.  The premise for the visit? ...

Europe

Worpswede: The Charming Artist Village

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Worpswede by Alex Berger

This is part two of my three part series done in collaboration with Nordic Travel Bloggers and the German Tourism authority’s #citybreakgermany campaign. Jump to part one. For this post, I teamed up with Bremen Tourism who suggested my itinerary and arranged/provided all lodging and accommodation.  The premise for the visit? Get an overview of what Bremen and the surrounding ...

Backpacking

Xi’an and the Terracotta Army

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Xi'an Terracotta Warriors by Alex Berger

Before I was born my parents launched a program which paired archaeologists with high school kids eager to learn through a hands-on exploration of history. Though they had retired from the field by the time I came along, many of our close family friends, including my godmother, were archaeologists or historically inclined. That exposure ignited my imagination and passion for ...

Backpacking

Ngorongoro Crater in Photos

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Safari Alex Berger - Martial Eagle

The final leg of my wonder-infused 9 day safari through Tarangire, Lake Natron, the Serengeti and Ngornogoro Crater started with a long drive across the Serengeti’s empty plains.  From tree-less flatlands, the ground gently began to slope upwards as we made our way towards the remnants of an imposing volcanic cone. Before long scrub-brush gave way to vegetation as the road ...