Category Archives: Germany

One Week Trips to Maximize Your Country Count

Here at Conquering the Century Club, we are constantly brainstorming ways to get more countries. Here are a couple of easy, one week trips that will give the traveler plenty of countries in no time. The British Isles England, Scotland, … Continue reading

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A traveler’s guide to be thankful for

This weekend as I turned on the radio, the rock station seemed to have become the holiday music station.  It’s that time of year again!  So between the pre-Thanksgiving preparations, we’ve made sure to pack all loose fitting clothes for … Continue reading

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Top 5 Monday: European sightseeing

Whether it’s a Griswold family vacation, a grand tour after school is finished, or a regular old getaway, the European adventure is still one of the most popular travel itineraries.  Even with recent news that the governments of the USA … Continue reading

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Top 5 Monday: All things Oktoberfest

It’s that time of year again – the most wonderful time of the year for beer drinkers, sausage enthusiasts, accordion players, and Germanophiles – it’s Oktoberfest! Whether you’re planning a trip to Germany or celebrating at home by drinking Miller … Continue reading

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This Week in Travel – September 17, 2010

Our weekly look at travel around the web.  This week…cowboy airplane seats and beer! The new airline “saddle seats” aren’t gonna work out for the zaftig passenger. The Cranky Flier gets a wedgie in the saddle seats. American authors in … Continue reading

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Top 5 Monday: What was I thinking?

Happy Monday, travelers!  With apologies for the slow week in posts (if Congress can have a recess so can we, right?), we are pleased to bring you this week’s Top 5.  When traveling in a new country it is always … Continue reading

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Is winter coming early?

Looks like global warming is not on my side because it seems winter is coming early this year. That said, it got me remembering the time I went to Germany for Christmas one year. It was a family trip that … Continue reading

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