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Oktoberfest at Hofbräu Wirtshaus on Speersort, Hamburg
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Oktoberfest at Hofbräu Wirtshaus on Speersort, Hamburg

While the clink of beer steins and the sound of German folksongs at Oktoberfest in Munich may be over for another year, in the heart of Hamburg you can experience a taste of the Oktoberfest atmosphere every day at Hofbräu Wirtshaus on Speersort. The enormous German beer hall used to be a press house, and is the perfect setting for two floors of traditional Germ[...]

Speicherstadt Warehouse District Hamburg
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Discovering the Speicherstadt Warehouse District in Hamburg

I've got to admit on my first visit to Hamburg, I wasn't really all that taken with it. I was there for a few days, but most of this time was spent working so I couldn't see much of the city. My first impressions were of how industrial it was, and how dated the architecture seemed in most areas. Of course in the small glimpse of the city that I got, there were pockets[...]