Articles Tagged ‘beer’

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...

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...

Helpful Phrases

Helpful Phrases October 30, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Germany is a very English friendly country where most people you meet will speak a reasonable amount of English (even if their accent is a little thick).  However, memorizing a few phrases such as these will make things a little easier. Where is the toilet? Wo ist die Toilette? (vo ist dee toy-let-ah) Where...

Experiencing the Oktoberfest

Experiencing the Oktoberfest September 25, 2011 | Events | Read More
The majority of visitors to the world famous Okotberfest simply do not see much of the actual event.  Like a state fair in the United States, there are many things going on at the Oktoberfest and to walk in, take the first seat you see, spend the whole day there, and then leave, is not what I call experiencing...

Partying after the Oktoberfest closes

Partying after the Oktoberfest closes September 23, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
The Oktoberfest goes all day long and ends, for some, rather early.  If you are the type of person that likes to party all night long then after midnight you’re going to have to find somewhere else to do it other than the Oktoberfest grounds.  The vast majority of the hordes will head over to Europe’s...

August and September Festivals in and Around Munich

August and September Festivals in and Around Munich July 25, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Munich is famous for its Oktoberfest, but it is certainly not the only festival coming up. In fact, many people prefer the smaller more local festivals. The reasons for this vary from having a more authentic feel to simply being able to get good food and beer easier and cheaper.  As we mentioned a couple...

Outdoor Dining in Munich’s Beer Gardens

Outdoor Dining in Munich’s Beer Gardens July 20, 2011 | Food | Read More
When most people in Munich think of outdoor dining one image comes to mind:  that of a beer garden. Beer gardens are the warm weather equivalent of Munich’s famous beer halls and are just as diverse. Usually most beer gardens stick to traditional Bavarian foods such as roast pork, rotisserie chicken,...

Tips for the Oktoberfest

Tips for the Oktoberfest July 15, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Although the famous Oktoberfest is still a couple months away, it’s never too early to look into your plans for the largest beer bash on Earth. Hotels are usually booked a year in advance (though availabilities always exist, so don’t give up hope!), tours run with peak season numbers, and nearby...

The Big 6 Breweries of Munich

The Big 6 Breweries of Munich June 30, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Munich is known all over the world for its beer.  Many proclaim Munich the beer capital of the world, for good reason.  Certainly for lager beer, it is very difficult for anyone to question Munich’s standing as beer capital.  Germany has nearly 1,300 breweries.  Bavaria has over 900 of those breweries...