Monthly Archives: February 2016

Dachau Concentration Camp

As Americans who had the atrocious history of WWII and Nazi Germany burned into their education since grade school, we knew that a visit to a former concentration camp was a must during our visit in Germany.  However harrowing and heart wrenching the … Continue reading

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Pilsen

What lies between Prague and Munich? Pilsen, apparently. Non-alcoholic me didn’t blink twice when Chris exclaimed, “Pilsen! We gotta make a quick stop to Pilsen.” Pilsen is the 4th most populated city in Czech Republic.  It is also known worldwide … Continue reading

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Prague

Prague fulfills what I imagined to be THE picturesque European city. From every intimate encounter with a street corner to the broad views from one of many overlooks, I often exhaled a wistful sigh as my eyes laid upon what fell before … Continue reading

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Berlin

All my friends told me Berlin was edgy, hip, and grungy.  Other than the murals and scribbles of graffiti sprayed every few meters throughout the city, I didn’t think it was that at all.  Maybe that thought will change when … Continue reading

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SF to Berlin (Air Berlin)

In previous years we used United miles to travel.  This time around we used American AAdvantage miles to fly business international from San Francisco to Berlin, Germany. Although American Airlines devalued their entire AAdvantage program for 2016, we were traveling early … Continue reading

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Touring The City

As of February 2016, I’ve lived in San Francisco for 7.5 years.  Before that I lived in Berkeley for a couple of years, and before that I spent most of my life in San Jose, where I was born and raised.  Unlike … Continue reading

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