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Neuschwanstein: Munich’s most popular day trip

Neuschwanstein:  Munich’s most popular day trip April 30, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Neuschwanstein Palace (technically not a castle) is the fairytale castle that Disney modeled the sleeping beauty castle of Disneyland after.  Located almost two hours outside of Munich, it is the most popular tourist sight in the country.

Day Trips from Munich

Day Trips from Munich April 20, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Munich is an awesome hub for sight seeing with a nearly endless supply of day trips.

Palaces and Castles of the Munich area

Palaces and Castles of the Munich area April 10, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Munich is the capital of Bavaria.  Bavaria is the largest state in Germany.  As the largest and wealthiest state in the country it has many of the most beautiful castles and palaces; these are only a taste.

Munich’s Zoo (Tierpark Hellabrunn)

Munich’s Zoo (Tierpark Hellabrunn) March 30, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
One thing a lot of people overlook while touring the globe are the numerous zoological parks.  It’s usually not a top priority for me, either, but if you have several days in town it is certainly worth checking out some of Europe’s best zoos.  Munich’s Hellabrunn Zoo is certainly among Europe’s...

Top 5 Beer Gardens of Munich

March 25, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
It’s warming up already and that means one thing to people in Munich:  it’s almost beer garden weather.  Munich is famous for being the beer capital of the world and it also happens to have several of the largest and most famous beer gardens in the world. A beer garden, in Munich, is quite simply...

25 Museums of Munich

March 15, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Some people are palace people, some are castle people, some are party people, but there is also that rare breed known as the museum type.  When in Munich, as with most major cities, you should probably visit a few museums.  If you are, in fact, one of the rare breed of museum goers that can do it all...

Munich’s Palaces

Munich’s Palaces February 22, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Munich has two palaces within the city that are able to be toured.  Both are impressive in their own right and worth visiting, but of course not everyone has time to see everything so I would like to try and explain here what there is to see and how they compare. The main royal palace of the country...

Beer and brewery tours in the Beer capital of the world

Beer and brewery tours in the Beer capital of the world February 15, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Munich is without any question the beer capital of the world.  It’s a major part of the culture and traditions of Bavaria famous the world over.  When most foreigners talk about German culture, nearly everything they mention is actually just in Bavaria and not in the rest of the country at all or...

A great driving day trip from Munich

A great driving day trip from Munich January 31, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
There are dozens of great day trips from Munich.  This is one of my personal favorites, but it must be done by car or you’d never fit it into one day.  With a car, from Munich, this is a relaxed day with beautiful views all day long.  Total driving time should be about 3.5 hours. It’s about an...

Biking in Munich

Biking in Munich January 14, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Bicycling in and around Munich is extremely popular for residents and tourists alike.  While you’re here it is a great idea to hop on a bike and experience more of the city.   Munich is known as one of Europe’s most bike friendly cities and especially in the warmer months of the year it is possibly...