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Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« on: March 02, 2015, 12:54:11 PM »
So we are going to Belgium/Germany for our honeymoon. We are in the very early stages of planning, but we are definitely going to be in Germany for the first week of Oktoberfest, starting in Belgium the week before.

I have been to Belgium but it's been a good 10 years, never been to Germany. Let me know of some great things to do if you have been to either country recently!

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2015, 01:07:37 PM »
So we are going to Belgium/Germany for our honeymoon. We are in the very early stages of planning, but we are definitely going to be in Germany for the first week of Oktoberfest, starting in Belgium the week before.

I have been to Belgium but it's been a good 10 years, never been to Germany. Let me know of some great things to do if you have been to either country recently!

my brother and his wife live in Berlin

i'll see if he can cook up some recommendations
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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2015, 01:32:30 PM »
So we are going to Belgium/Germany for our honeymoon. We are in the very early stages of planning, but we are definitely going to be in Germany for the first week of Oktoberfest, starting in Belgium the week before.

I have been to Belgium but it's been a good 10 years, never been to Germany. Let me know of some great things to do if you have been to either country recently!

my brother and his wife live in Berlin

i'll see if he can cook up some recommendations you can sleep on his couch.

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2015, 01:33:49 PM »
So we are going to Belgium/Germany for our honeymoon. We are in the very early stages of planning, but we are definitely going to be in Germany for the first week of Oktoberfest, starting in Belgium the week before.

I have been to Belgium but it's been a good 10 years, never been to Germany. Let me know of some great things to do if you have been to either country recently!

my brother and his wife live in Berlin

i'll see if he can cook up some recommendations you can sleep on his couch. with his wife

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2015, 01:52:51 PM »
lol thanks. we don't need a couch, but definitely would love some germany recommendations!

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2015, 02:44:23 PM »
Honeymoon in Germany?

Lots of sausage  :banana:

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Would like to pay a visit to both Germany and Ireland before I croak (the two spots where the vast majority of my folks came from), as well as a beercation to Belgium. Jealous, hope you crazy kids have a great time!

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2015, 03:49:14 PM »
so much sausage. it will be great, because i can't eat anything fun until after we get married. hahaha

oktoberfest has been on my personal bucket list for a while - so i am so incredibly excited! i know adam really wants to go to ireland, so that may be the next trip whenever we are able to go back to europe.

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2015, 03:50:03 PM »
Berlin:

"For the history alone, it's worth a visit, and there are tons of things to do--both touristy and not-touristy. Must-do's though... I'd say the Brandenburg Gate for one, and the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe which is right by there. Then walk down Unter den Linden to Friedrichstrasse, which is a main shopping district and has Checkpoint Charlie, where there was a border crossing when the Berlin Wall was up. Then it's a short walk to the Museuminsel, which has great museums. That's right across from where I live now, and there are lots of trendier shops and restaurants here. And that's just touching the surface of the center of the city."


my brother lives in the Wedding district (it's a thing!) -  https://www.airbnb.com/locations/berlin/wedding

eta:  :lol:  they just moved, today!, from their apartment in Wedding to a place in Mitte
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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2015, 04:02:55 PM »
Berlin:

"For the history alone, it's worth a visit, and there are tons of things to do--both touristy and not-touristy. Must-do's though... I'd say the Brandenburg Gate for one, and the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe which is right by there. Then walk down Unter den Linden to Friedrichstrasse, which is a main shopping district and has Checkpoint Charlie, where there was a border crossing when the Berlin Wall was up. Then it's a short walk to the Museuminsel, which has great museums. That's right across from where I live now, and there are lots of trendier shops and restaurants here. And that's just touching the surface of the center of the city."


my brother lives in the Wedding district (it's a thing!) -  https://www.airbnb.com/locations/berlin/wedding

eta:  :lol:  they just moved, today!, from their apartment in Wedding to a place in Mitte

this is awesome.

definitely interested in smaller towns too! all of germany! i also just sent you a pm. :)

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2015, 04:08:16 PM »
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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2015, 04:40:57 PM »
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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2015, 05:18:27 PM »
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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2015, 12:22:26 AM »
Well, Berlin is a good bit away from Munich, and presumable, if Oktoberfest is your goal, you are headed to Munich.  It is a great town, but a really nice side trip from there is to take the train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.  From there, you can get a really great feel for the Bavarian countryside.  You can take a bus that will go through all the best little Bavarian towns, and stop to see Neuschwanstein, the crazy kings castle.  Also just outside of Garmisch-Partenkirchem, you can ride to the top of Zugspitz, the highest point in Germany, that straddles the Austrian border.  There's a pub at the top, you can have your beer in both Germany and Austria.
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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2015, 09:00:13 AM »
so much sausage. it will be great, because i can't eat anything fun until after we get married.

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #14 on: March 03, 2015, 10:26:48 AM »
so much sausage. it will be great, because i can't eat anything fun until after we get married.

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #15 on: March 03, 2015, 10:27:04 AM »
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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #16 on: March 03, 2015, 10:27:28 AM »
Well, Berlin is a good bit away from Munich, and presumable, if Oktoberfest is your goal, you are headed to Munich.  It is a great town, but a really nice side trip from there is to take the train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.  From there, you can get a really great feel for the Bavarian countryside.  You can take a bus that will go through all the best little Bavarian towns, and stop to see Neuschwanstein, the crazy kings castle.  Also just outside of Garmisch-Partenkirchem, you can ride to the top of Zugspitz, the highest point in Germany, that straddles the Austrian border.  There's a pub at the top, you can have your beer in both Germany and Austria.

this is perfect, thank you!!! we will start looking into some of this stuff.  :thumbup:

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2015, 10:44:55 PM »
If you're in Munich, take the train a short ride out to Freising and visit Weihenstephan. Besides being the oldest brewery in the world, it sits on top of a hill with some beautiful trails, gardens, and a pretty tasty restaurant.

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #18 on: March 27, 2015, 10:53:07 AM »
If you're in Munich, take the train a short ride out to Freising and visit Weihenstephan. Besides being the oldest brewery in the world, it sits on top of a hill with some beautiful trails, gardens, and a pretty tasty restaurant.

nice, we are definitely going to be in munich for a few days (2 nights 3 days)... right now we are tentatively looking at staying in:

Brugges
Brussels
Hiedlberg
Munich

With time for day trips, etc. Total of 12 days.

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #19 on: May 27, 2015, 10:12:29 AM »
theoktoberfest.com
Beer. It always seems like such a good idea at the time. What's worse is beer seems like an even better idea after you've had some beer.

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #20 on: May 27, 2015, 10:35:57 AM »
theoktoberfest.com

yep! i am all over it. good stuff.  :thumbup:

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Re: Germany & Belgium - September 2015
« Reply #21 on: May 27, 2015, 04:06:17 PM »
theoktoberfest.com

yep! i am all over it. good stuff.  :thumbup:

not sure how much he's updated it (considering that's his ex in the pic) but still good info.
Beer. It always seems like such a good idea at the time. What's worse is beer seems like an even better idea after you've had some beer.