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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...

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...

New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Munich

November 30, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
New Year’s Eve is one of those nights where you want everything to go right and have a good time.  Whether that means splurging on a fancy dinner, dancing the night away, or blowing up as many fireworks as possible, you want to have a plan.  Thankfully, as far as Munich is concerned, you have me...

Best Live Music Venues in Munich

Best Live Music Venues in Munich October 28, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Munich has a constant stream of both international and local musicians.  Venues for live music range from a former gas station, to warehouses, to stadiums.  As a man who loves live music and attends at least a few concerts a month, I think it’s high time I give some feedback to the visiting community...

What to pack for winter in Munich

What to pack for winter in Munich October 25, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
When most people think of a winter time trip to Germany they think of two things:  Christmas markets and snow.   The Christmas markets are very much all outside and run from late November until just before Christmas, but we can get snow all the way to April. I’ve worked as a tour guide for over...

Best views in Munich

Best views in Munich October 17, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
While seeing the sights of any city one of the things I find most important is to know where to go for the best views in town.  Here are my top 3 choices: In Munich’s case, the number one best view in town is also the oldest building in town:   Saint Peter’s church usually referred to as “Alter...
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