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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...

Festivals in Munich

Festivals in Munich February 9, 2012 | Events | Read More
People ask me all the time when is the best time to visit Munich.  My answer is different depending on what I believe the person wants to see and do.  A lot of people aren’t that interested in actual sightseeing and instead want experiences with the culture.  In Munich’s case we are talking about...

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...

Choosing a Tour Operator in Munich

Choosing a Tour Operator in Munich January 26, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
All tours were not created equal.  In fact, some are simply tourists giving other tourists tours while some are professional historians explaining in fine detail the intricacies of history which have made Munich what it is today.  Cost, physical ability, time of year, and interest can all be factors...

Irish Pubs

Irish Pubs January 20, 2012 | Food | Read More
Irish pubs can be found in nearly any city on the planet anymore and Munich is certainly not left out.  In fact, for live music and late night drinking options, Irish pubs are usually one of the best bets for tourists.  I’d like to highlight a handful of Munich’s top Irish pubs here so you have...

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...

Five Romantic Restaurants

Five Romantic Restaurants December 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
Will you be in Munich for a special occasion?  Or maybe you just want to make every night count with that special someone?  Certainly with Valentine’s Day approaching it’s a good idea to make sure you know which restaurants will fit the mood.  Here are a few that should do the trick: Restaurant...

Bars to watch sports

Bars to watch sports December 30, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Want to watch a big game while you’re in Munich?  Well, there are thousands of expats living here who also want to watch non-German sports and because of that we’ve got lots of options for sports bars showing sports such as rugby, baseball, American football (college or NFL), premier league soccer,...

Weekend Getaways

Weekend Getaways December 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
One great thing about Munich is its location being very central and allowing for weekend getaways ranging from skiing in the Alps to sightseeing in Paris or Prague.  It all depends on your budget and your interests.  Mode of transportation is another big factor as with extremely cheap airfare, even...

Top 10 Off the Beaten Path Things to Do

Top 10 Off the Beaten Path Things to Do December 15, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Munich’s main sights are great, but sometimes it is more fun to see and do things that differentiate your trip from everyone else’s trips.  These are some of the best off the beaten path things to do in or near Munich.  Included in this list are only places within one hour of the city center of...
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