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Around the World in 80 Plates: Kartoffelbrot (Potato Bread), Germany 8/80

I love potatoes. Fried, roasted, boiled, mashed – I’ll eat them any way I can. So I was particularly excited when I discovered I could make potato bread at home.

I’m sure there are some recipes out there that call for instant mashed potato flakes, but this is the real deal.

With a good quality potato (I use Maris Pipers in the UK) and you’ll have a delicious, soft, moist loaf of bread.

The onion seeds sprinkled on top are a nice addition, but if you’re not a fan, feel free to omit them.
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8 Haircuts. 8 Countries. 20 Months.

Getting a haircut while travelling can be the greatest souvenir ever or the biggest mistake that you just have to live with until you get home to your normal stylist.

In my 20 months in Europe, I had some fantastic haircuts and some not so fantastic haircuts.
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Hitchhiking out of Turkey: an adventure and a detour

Sometimes good travel ideas aren’t the best timed. Turkey seemed to be full of them for me. For example: renting scooters for a day? Great. Not returning until after sunset and freezing on the way back? Not so fun.

My most blatant travel blunder was probably deciding to hitchhike out of Istanbul.
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3 German cities, 3 German street foods

Germany offers a lot of culinary variety.

From the Turkish-influenced city of Berlin to Frankfurt, the homeland of the hot dog, and on down to the pretzel capital of Munich, Germany has something to satisfy every stomach (except one on a diet).
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3 of my favorite beers in Germany

If you like beer, you must visit Germany! As one of the top beer-consuming countries in the world, they have a lot to offer! Especially in Bavaria and certainly in Munich’s Oktoberfest, there is a beer to fit everyone’s taste- whether you want dark beer or light, high alcohol or low.  Once you find your beer, it can be like finding your soul mate.
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