Recap: Moving to Berlin

Last week is when everything changed. During the last week (or two) I left the US, traveled in Israel and finally landed on the 5th (or 4th, depending on what country you are from) floor of an apartment building around the corner from the Warschauer S/U Bahn station. Last week I moved to Berlin.

You may ask why. I would probably look at you and rattle off several reasons but many of them do not encompass the entire truth. So what is the Entire Truth? Honestly, I don’t know. Many of those reasons that I would tell you are true but they are only elements of why I moved to Berlin, not the complete reason. The closest to the truth I can give you is that I like to try new things, I like an adventure! More than anything else I was given an opportunity and I took it. Let’s leave it at that for the moment.

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10 Experiences in Munich

(you must have while you are there)

I found myself in Munich almost by accident; an opportunity arose and I took it!  Thankfully I had a wonderful guide who showed me the sights and introduced me to some unique experiences. Here are my top 10 favorites from the times I spent there. Now, off to your adventures!

1. Have a Pretzel

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11 Places to Visit in Marrakech

Whether you plan to visit Marrakech for a week or more, or if you are staying for just a couple of days, here are some tips to get you on your way. Upon your arrival, you will constantly have offers from taxi drivers and young boys wanting to be your guides. These folks can be helpful but if you are more interested in making your own way (and saving a bit of money otherwise used to tip these guys) I would highly suggest getting a map (about 10MAD or 1USD) and a sim card for your phone, (Maroc Telecom gives a sim and 1 gig data for 3USD, also cheap and easy to top up). It is also suggested that if you do want a guide, go through official services rather than accepting offers on the street. I would also recommend wandering and seeing what you find rather than rushing to each tourist destination as you will get a better feeling and energy of this amazing city. That being said, here are a few of the places that may be worth checking out during a visit to Marrakech! **

1. El Badi Palace

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Helen Rose & Jonah Tolchin: Live in Munich

The room was packed and dim. The dusty ads for cigarettes and ice cream that papered the walls took on a new life and the people crammed into the small room looked less like people waiting at a train station and more like an audience, ready for the music to begin. Jonah Tolchin warmed up, noodling on his guitar before diving into his first tune.

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