Monthly Archives: March 2011

Where to see Munich’s city center

Share If you climb all 306 steps of St. Peter’s Church in Munich’s city center, you will be rewarded with an amazing view of the city, even on a rainy day.

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Skiing in the Swiss Alps 101: Tips from two novices

Share Sorry for the late post, but Lindsey and I went to ski school in the Swiss Alps on our last day in Murren, then promptly left the next day for Montreux and got very busy working on new stories and searching the city for free wi-fi.  However, we still wanted to share our experience…

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HOPE provided through sports

HOPE provided through sports

Share “This exhibitions aims to underline and demonstrate how what is captured on the screen of the individual memory becomes part of the collective memory; how spontaneous gestures have become a sigh of openess and a symbol of hope.” This quote begins a journey through Olympic history and how sports provide hope for all people…

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Protected: Milan takes over Marienplatz

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Protected: Sneak Peak of Bavarian Budget Dining for Kickstarter VIPs

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Swiss Skiing is Not for the Faint at Heart but the View Can’t Be Beat

Swiss Skiing is Not for the Faint at Heart but the View Can’t Be Beat

Share Mike and I grew up on skis. He grew up in the Northeast skiing New Hampshire and Vermont, and I grew up on the West Coast, skiing in Montana and Washington. While Alabama doesn’t present too many opportunities to ski, we figured it was kind of like riding a bike–after a few tries, you’d…

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Protected: First Flier Zip Line

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Tobogganing gone awry

Share So, the Bissells and Chris are not the only ones who have been sledding in the Alps. Saturday Megan, Sarah, Lindsey and I tackled the Eiger Run on our rented toboggans–15 CHF each for the day. The weather was a little intimidating. We could barely see 5 feet in front of us, but the…

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Protected: Video for our Kickstarter VIPs!

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Munich’s Dark Side, After Dark

Munich’s Dark Side, After Dark

Share A few nights ago I ventured out on my own, successfully – and slightly smugly – navigating the public transportation of Munich solo after being unable to convince anyone to join me on a Ghost Tour of the city after dark. And I’m so glad I did; it was entirely worth walking home alone…

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