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Hamburg Christmas Market – In Another Minute (347)

There’s nothing quite like a German Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt). And the Hamburg Christmas Market is probably my favorite. It’s the Weihnachtsmarkt of my childhood and probably the only one that serves Fischbrötchen (fish…

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Christmas Tree Time Lapse – In A Colorado Minute (Week 190)

Decorating the Christmas Tree is one of my favorite holiday traditions – even though, in a way, I didn’t grow up with the actual activity as a tradition. Back at home in Germany,…

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What is Thanksgiving? – In A Colorado Minute (Week 187)

Thanksgiving is a holiday mainly celebrated in the United States of America and Canada. Most people who speak English know that. In this speedy 1-minute video I try to explain where it came…

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Dancing Happy Halloween Dog – In A Colorado Minute (Week 183)

Whiskey, the dancing Happy Halloween Dog, and I made a video to wish you all a fun and happy Halloween (or a thoughtful Reformationstag, if you’re into that kind of thing). The Halloween…

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Carnival in Salvador (Brazil) – In Another Minute (Week 149)

Carnival in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil is for me without a doubt the biggest party I have ever attended. Wow! Most crowded, longest lasting, most invigorating music, most dancing, most passionate people, most danger,…

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German NYE Tradition: Bleigiessen (Fortune Telling through Molybdomancy) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 139)

Bleigiessen (Molybdomancy) is a North European New Year’s Eve (Silvester) tradition that goes back all the way to Ancient Greece. After you melt a piece of lead or tin on a spoon over…

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Easter Bonnet Parade – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 102)

The 5th Avenue Easter Bonnet Parade in Manhattan is the most fabulous display of fashion anyone has ever thought up for a holiday. Actually, I’d like to believe that the images from this…

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German American New Years Eve – Silvester 2012 – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 88)

What is a German American New Years Eve? Come, take a look… Every New Year’s Eve that we are in Brooklyn, we follow certain traditions – collecting a few new ones as they…

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