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Travel: Ostfriesische Teekultur | No Apathy Allowed

Travel | East Frisian Tea Culture

In addition to beach combing and visiting the sauna, during my visit to Langeoog last month I also learned that Ostfriesland has the largest consumption of tea per person, worldwide — 300 liters per person, per year!  And it’s not just about consuming tea, but there’s also a very special art and ritual associated with drinking tea in East Frisia.  Needless …

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Bikini Berlin

Berlin | Lunch & Shopping in the West

A few weeks ago, I spent several days in Berlin (my first trip back since November) and had such a fantastic time — I love the Hauptstadt so much!  When I lived there, my life was very much centered around the eastern part of the city.  Since I was staying at a friends’ place in Schöneberg this time around, it seemed like the …

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Visiting Groß Pankow

I am admittedly behind in sharing some of my adventures from this past summer, so before it gets too embarrassing, here are a few photos from a trip to visit friends on their farm in Groß Pankow… Located in Brandenburg between Hamburg and Berlin, we visited these same friends a few years ago — although this time, …

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