02/17/2017

The most expensive project in Munich's history kicks off. Set to take 10 years to complete, a new tunnel under the city will alleviate congestion on...... more

02/02/2017

Munich announces the winner of the 2017 Oktoberfest design. This image will be printed on all Wiesn 2017 souvenirs and will bring in some 100,000...... more

01/06/2017

Seen on many a doorway in Germany, what does the formula 20+C+M+B+17 actually mean? ... more

02/22/2016

Happy birthday to Bavaria's beloved Weisswurst. Have a look at the history and traditions of this culinary delight!... more

02/08/2016

On February 9, 1468 the cornerstone of Munich's most famous building was laid. Read more about the happenings from over 5 centuries in the past!... more

01/29/2016

With a 301 year history, Munich's second oldest "Wirtschaft" reopens with a whole new look - directly on Marienplatz!... more

09/21/2015

With over 800,000 rotisserie chickens sold each year at Oktoberfest, the "Hendl" is the most frequently enjoyed culinary delight at the Wiesn. Here...... more

08/17/2015

Attendance at the 2015 Munich Oktoberfest was down a bit. How many fewer people and what was the reason?... more

08/17/2015

How do Germans celebrate New Year's? They eat carp while watching an English comedy and then shoot off fireworks!... more

06/05/2015

Munich's 910 acre public green space is on the list of most tourists. They come to sit in the Chinese Tower beer garden and watch the Eisbach surfers,...... more

04/21/2015

Our HardCore troupe ventures East and explores new territory: Along the way we encounter Berliner Weisse, Gose, Lüttje Lagen and the original Bock...... more

03/29/2015

All Munich beer tents are reportedly sold out for the 2015 Oktoberfest. Here's some information about the reservation procedure and the details on our...... more

03/27/2015

Starkbierfest is my favorite festival here in Bavaria. Find out why it is and what the story is behind Munich's Fifth Season!... more

02/22/2015

What's it like to take a vacation "German Style?" Hopefully I won't offend my German friends with my frank comments!... more

02/18/2015

Are you as courageous as a 21 year old girl? Would you stand up against the tyranny of the Nazi Regime? Sophie Scholl did and was decapitated by the...... more

02/13/2015

Oktoberfest 2015 Motif unveiled in Munich. See what this year's logo will be!... more

02/02/2015

Munich is home to the world's biggest collection of works from the Blaue Reiter - the Blue Rider. At the center of the collection is Franz Marc, a...... more

01/21/2015

Getting back on to some nordic skis was my New's Year's Resolution this year. Skiing in the Alps just south of Munich is a magical experience!... more

01/06/2015

Epiphany is observed annually on January 6. Visitors to Bavaria are often puzzled by the chalked inscription above doors: 20+C+M+B+15 - find out what...... more

12/03/2014

Christmas is in the air and the Advent is an amazing time here in Bavaria. Have a look at my favorite things to do at my "home" market in Munich!... more