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Celebrate Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany, Uncontained Life

How to Celebrate Oktoberfest Like a Local

Planning a visit to Munich’s most famous beer festival? Uncontained Life’s here to help! Justin and I got to celebrate Oktoberfest last year with some local German friends (who we met during our Slum Tour in Jakarta). These folks shared their best tips for how to celebrate Oktoberfest like a local with us…and now we’re passing that wisdom along to […]

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Zagreb When it Sizzles

Zagreb, Croatia was one of the first places that Justin and I ever dreamed about staying long-term in the Europe. Sure, coastal destinations like Split and Dubrovnik (where we spent Christmas) are beautiful. But most of the “real life” in these places happens outside the Old Town centers. By contrast, when you visit Zagreb, it’s clear […]

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Raindrops Keep Falling on my Water Gun

Of all the festivals we’ve had the chance to experience during our travels, celebrating Songkran in Chiang Mai definitely takes the prize. Songkran–I.E. Thai New Year–takes place each April (Thailand’s hottest month of the year). The holiday is a time of prayer and merit-making; of good wishes and jasmine-scented blessings; of cleansing and refreshment from the old year, […]

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20 Tantalizing Photos That Will Inspire You to Explore Canggu

Sitting just 6 miles (10 km) north of Kuta–Bali’s biggest beachside tourism town, the hippy, happy village of Canggu and its gorgeous coastal environs are still largely undiscovered by Bali visitors. We’ll be talking more about Canggu in other posts about our time in Bali, but for now, we thought we’d let the photos do the talking about […]

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Nuremburg, Bratwurst, Beer, Uncontained Life, Germany

A Beery Good Time in Nuremberg, Germany

Ah, Nuremberg. The ultimate Franconian city. Famous for its gorgeous medieval architecture and Christkindlesmarkt (Christmas market)… …infamous for the the“Nuremberg Laws” and Nazi Party Nuremberg Rallies of the 1930’s. (Ever seen Triumph of Will? Chilling.) Justin and I arrived ready to sightsee the you-know-what out of Nuremberg during our short visit. And while we did get to see some of this […]

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