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Video Blogging Tanzania’s Incredible National Parks and My Safari Experience

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Tanzania Elephant AlexBerger

For this year’s extended winter trip I found a great price on airfare from Copenhagen to Dar Es Salaam.  Even though I was a bit unsure on what the weather would be like (would it be rainy? Did I need to watch out for malaria? Had I already missed the flamingos and the great migration?) I did a little added ...

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Denmark 101 – How to Make Danish Friends – Episode 7

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How to Make Danish Friends

Perhaps THE most common question among recently arrived internationals in Denmark is, “How do I make Danish friends!?”.

In this video I delve into the topic, offer suggestions and a few comments that should ease you in the process and help you better understand why building Danish friendships can, at times, require an entirely different approach than you may be ...

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The Nearly Perfect 10 Day Trip to Myanmar – Leg 1: Yangon

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Yangon City by Alex Berger

Sadly, due to recent events, I’m adding this note and suspending the series before completing Part III. In October and November 2016, an increase in violence in the northern regions has led to a number of village burnings and significant loss of life. As a result, I encourage anyone considering a visit to research events and the current status before ...

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Denmark 101 – The Secret to Meeting Danes – Episode 6

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How to meet Danes - Denmark 101

Perhaps THE most common question among recently arrived internationals in Denmark is, “How do I meet Danes?”.

In this video I delve into the topic, offer suggestions and a few comments that should ease you in the process and help you better understand why building Danish friendships can, at times, require an entirely different approach than you may be familiar ...

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Watch History Unfold – One Year of Family Travel in Europe

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Family Travel

In 1995 and 1996 my parents travelschooled my brother and I for a year.  Together, as a family, we made our way across Europe. At times we used Eurail passes, rented a car, or took buses and ferries. Throughout it all, we recorded the journey on a small tape video camera. I recently re-visited the old tapes, 8 in total, ...

Denmark 101 / Scandinavia

Denmark 101 – Are Danes Rude? – Episode 5

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Denmark 101 are Danes Rude

A common complaint from tourists and recently arrived expats is Danish rudeness when it comes to navigating city streets. More specifically, that Danes will bump into you in passing but fail to apologize or comment.

While this obviously depends on the severity of the accidental bump, it is something I’ve heard commented on repeatedly. But, is it actually due to ...

Denmark 101 / Europe / Living Abroad / Scandinavia

Denmark 101 – Jaywalking & Peeing in Public – Episode 3

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Denmark 101 - Jaywalking and Peeing in Public

Danes are famous for their adherence to stoplight laws (unless they’re biking of course). Jaywalking isn’t something you see often.  And yet, there is a strange cognitive dissonance that sets in, particularly after Danes have had a few drinks.  I delve into the topic and its comical nature in this episode.

Denmark and its’ residents are a fascinating group. ...