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Berlin Hot Dog Man: Spreading joy one weenie at a time (6/100)

Hotdog man, Berlin, GermanyBerlin – and all of Germany – felt very serious to me. It was refreshing to see something as silly as a man wearing a hotdog stand.

I don’t quite understand why he had to wear the stand instead of push a cart, but I’m so glad that he does.

Read more about my experience in Germany below.

Berlin: Silently Screaming History

German Pit Stop. Hello Dresden!

An hour in Germany’s first concentration camp

 

 

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People make places: Discovering Prague with strangers

On one of the first days of the trip, everyone on the bus got up to introduce themselves and to say the city they are most excited for. A huge majority of people said they were most looking forward to Prague.
I literally had no idea what was in Prague.
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German pit stop. Hello Dresden!

Our normal routine of driving for two hours and then stopping at a gas station for 45 minutes before hitting the road again was changed up. We left Berlin and made an hour-long pitstop in Dresden. It was absolutely gorgeous. Since I wasn’t crazy about Berlin, it was a nice, redeeming stop in Germany.

This is another city that was destroyed and completely rebuilt. Apparently it had no military significance and was bombed heavily by the British out of revenge. Can we all agree to stop blowing things up please?