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Munich: Residenz to Bavarian Royals and an EU Austerity Drinking Tour

The 140th straight day of travel ticks over with my wife and I (still married) jetting across Germany into Munich. Strasbourg charmed us with its bilingual, Alsatian wines, Christmas markets, and history. What will the land of lager bring our EU Austerity Drinking Tour? Continue reading

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Christmas Markets, Wine, and Pastries in Strasbourg, Alsace, France: Wolfberger and Domaine Loew

We leave Luxembourg after three days. It was cold, charming, and filled with the leanest wine I have had. But this way we avoid bias or over-attachment . The fish starts to smell after three days, as grandma said. After 136 days of travel, we fight to keep things fresh.

So no respectable EU Austerity Drinking Tour would head to Germany without a brief stay in Strasbourg: heart of Alsace and its fantastic wine. Continue reading

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