Oktoberfest: Things To Know Before You Go

Learn most of the lyrics to these two songs: Fleigerlied and West Virginia by John Denver. The first one is a classic Oktoberfest song that ever tent is guaranteed to play at least once. Fliegerlied is a hilarious song if you look up the translation in english. And the second one, well that’s anyone guess as to why that some how became popular in Germany, let alone during Oktoberfest. But sure enough, you’ll notice the music change from traditional German Folk to the roar of everyone screaming “Take me home…”. Know where the festival grounds are located. For some reason, we …

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Oktoberfest | An Unreal Experience

If you’re anything like me, you’ve dreamt one day  of traveling to Oktoberfest, standing on a table with a full liter of beer in your hand, while singing your heart out to a traditional Oktoberfest song arm-in-arm with a local German. Quite an imagination, no? For the most part of my life I thought this would be a stretch to ever get to Oktoberfest, let alone have that quintessential moment that I’ve always pictured. One by one, a plan came together, and I ended up being able to share this exact experience with six of my friends… Lederhosens and all. …

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Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

After 1 flight, 2 trains, 1 bus, and one exhausting trek through the streets, we finally reached the city we crossed an entire ocean for… Pamplona. A trip that all began with the backhanded suggestion that we should go run with the bulls. Now fast forward 5 months and some heavy convincing of a few friends; there were the seven of us, dressed in white, running for our lives down the cobblestone streets of Pamplona as half-ton beasts trailed only inches behind us. As my mind raced furiously before the Bulls were released, my head was completely clear of thoughts …

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Preakness Infieldfest – Chainsmokers

It’s that time of year again… when all my friends and I pile into one hotel room for a epic weekend in the great city of Baltimore, MD. This year’s Preakness was headlined by the Chainsmokers and the rain didn’t hold them back. And for the second time now, they’ve put on the most epic show. Over 2,000 kegs were ordered this year for the event and I doubt a single one left without being kicked. Oh… And there was a horse race, which was pretty sweet too.

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Top 10: Things I wish I knew before Iceland

#1 Go hike whatever you want For some reason, I expected to find hiking trails and parks all over the country; however, that was not the case. In a nutshell, you can pull your car over wherever and just go hike any of the hills and mountains you want. You’ll find that most of the fields next to the road have fences preventing an easy access, but they’re short. So hop on over and go have yourself an adventure. #2 Don’t follow the speed limit Anywhere outside the Reykjavik city limits, you will find yourself driving from one small town …

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Best Year of My Life: 2015 Year in Review

Woah. What can I say about 2015? It came and went, like a set of exploding fireworks being fired from a monster truck that was driven by a tiger in a Top Gun flight suit….. Awesome. It was a year of firsts, seconds, and once-is-enoughs. 2015 took me to new heights and far off places, literally. I’ve learned an incredible amount that cannot even begin to be quantified or put into words, but I will try. Rather than try to force wisdom upon anyone, I’ll just stick to how my goal that I set for myself turned 2015 into the best …

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The Road Trip to Nashville: 3 Best Friends

The idea to take a road trip, got thrown around in a conversation we had in late October of 2015. The plan was to take a road trip as far as we could go, to do and see the most, with the least amount of planning, in the shortest amount of time in order to make it home before Thanksgiving. What resulted was a plan to drive to from New Jersey all the way to Nashville for a night. Thanks to Google maps, the route to Tennessee had plenty of stops along the way. I wanted to include some outdoor …

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