O’zapft is! The Mayor of Munich tapped the first keg at noon last Saturday and the Oktoberfest has started! I must admit that I really love this most famous beer festival in the world, even more and more each year. Of course, it’s a bit overcrowded, sometimes tacky and often too loud, but it has undeniable charm! How to survive Oktoberfest in Munich and celebrate like Germans do? Continue Reading
I hope you celebrated the New Year’s Eve with a bang. We did, mostly thanks to our dear neighbors, shooting fireworks under our balcony from 4 pm to 2 am. Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? One of ours is to visit 10 new countries in the upcoming year. Do you have similar plans? If yes, we are here to help – and prepared for you 10 travel ideas for 2017!
The smell of pine trees, thousands of lights, magic Xmas vibe and liters of mulled wine Glühwein drunk… Weihnachtsmarkt is something you can’t miss! Delicious aroma of chocolate and gingerbread encourage us to visit each and every stroll and taste all the German Christmas food. What else should you try apart from legendary mulled wine? Enjoy our ultimate guide to the German Xmas sweets!
Christmas market in Bavaria but also in Germany, in general, is a remarkable phenomenon. They start popping up already in the last week of November. Every district of the city has its own, and yes – there is even one quite large at the Munich Airport! Even my employer decided to place a small stall in front of the building, so you can hold your business meeting there instead of a dull conference room 🙂