Laura Hedge

Laura Hedge is a travel enthusiast currently working at Fast Cover Travel Insurance, writing stories to inspire people to travel more. She is a journalism graduate from the University of New South Wales and travelled throughout Asia during every break. A little bit snow-obsessed, she fell in love with Japan and the Hakuba region and will most likely be found there every ski season.

205 Years of Beer

When the clock strikes noon on Saturday the 19th of September, Munich’s Mayor Dieter Reiter will tap the first barrel of beer and officially begin Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest is one of the world’s largest festivals with over 6 million people consuming 1.5 million gallons of beer, 200,000 pairs of pork sausages and 480,000 spit-roasted chickens over…