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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.

Highlights of Munich

Highlights of Munich March 10, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More

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...

Neuschwanstein at its prettiest

Neuschwanstein at its prettiest September 26, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Millions of visitors come to Munich each year to see the famed fairytale castle of King Ludwig II of Bavaria.  As a tour guide that visits Neuschwanstein at least twice a week, a lot of people ask me what time of year they should visit.  My answer is simple:  every season of the year has its nearly...

Top 5 day trips from Munich

Top 5 day trips from Munich May 14, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
All of the day trips below can be done as a day trip in Munich.  All of them are also offered as regularly scheduled tours from tour operators in Munich.   Neuschwanstein is a 19th century fairytale castle built on foot hill right up against the Alps in southern Bavaria.  It is the most visited...

Tourist season has begun in Munich!

Tourist season has begun in Munich! April 20, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
In recent weeks the number of tourists in town has increased dramatically and now with Easter weekend approaching, the season has truly started. What does that mean for you as a tourist?  Well, if you are planning on doing any tours, I would strongly recommend booking online before you get here or at...

Neuschwanstein in the winter

Neuschwanstein in the winter January 14, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
It’s now the middle of the winter and since I regularly visit the famous Neuschwanstein Castle, I thought I would share with you a few bits of information which may be helpful to you if visiting in the winter. First of all, Neuschwanstein is located two hours southwest of Munich.  The fastest and...

Snow outside of Munich, but not in Munich itself…yet.

Snow outside of Munich, but not in Munich itself…yet. October 27, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
We’ve got snow.  Not in town, but about an hour outside of it.  Thankfully it’s melting fast, but the fact is…winter is here.  If you’re visiting Munich in the next five months, you have to be prepared for possible snow. We don’t get much snow here.  Having said that,...
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