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New Year’s Aboard the Eastern Comfort Hostel Boat

Boats are cool and hostels are cool, so a hostel boat must be the coolest, right?  After a memorable three-night stay on board the Eastern Comfort Hostel Boat in Berlin, we’re definitely convinced. The timing couldn’t have been better either since our stay coincided with New Year’s Eve.  Every year on December 31st, your typical Continue reading New Year’s Aboard the Eastern Comfort Hostel Boat

Fireworks And A Close Encounter With The German Polizei

Every year when Kiel Week ends in June, the event wraps with a superb fireworks show.  After a week of intense sailing competitions and friendly rivalries, hundreds of yachts, tall ships, catamarans, speed boats, and the random cruise ship descend on the southern end of Kiel Fjord to enjoy the show.  Even kayakers participate – or at Continue reading Fireworks And A Close Encounter With The German Polizei

How We Celebrated New Year’s Eve

This year, Travis and I didn’t have glamorous plans for New Year’s Eve.  We’d heard that Göttingen typically has a nice fireworks display, but we instead decided to spend the evening assembling at least part of our new kitchen.  After receiving several estimates from different companies the previous week, we’d discovered that most Continue reading How We Celebrated New Year’s Eve