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Munich, Germany

USA | Sat, 14 Oct 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [549]

Ahh, OKTOBERFEST!  We finally made it and little did we know actually how big it was.  It is not just a beer fest, it is an entire carnival with all kinds of rides for the kids.  It is by far the largest carnival either Chris or I have ... Read more >

Tags: europe, germany, munich, oktoberfest

Accepting a Truth in Munich

GERMANY | Sat, 7 May 2016 | By wanderlustgail | Views [578]

Munich’s lesson for me was this: I need people. I know it’s obvious, and everybody says it, and I have even said it. I have known it to be one of those universal truths, but I haven’t really always believed it, not deep down on a ... Read more >

Tags: germany, maugham, munich, people, sabbatical, solo, travel, truth


PERU | Fri, 22 May 2015 | By fiona_la | Views [406]

Here I was, 2 years ago I decided to do an exchange programme. The chosen place: Munich. Yes, the capital of: Oktoberfest, Bayer Munich football team, BMW and Bavaria. How is it to a latin american student flying more than 15 hours, crossing the Atlantic ... Read more >

Tags: exchange semester, germany, munich, oktoberfest

Last day in Munich

GERMANY | Sun, 21 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [414]

We woke up and checked out of our accommodations this morning. Then we went off to the train station to rent a luggage locker. Our ride did not leave until 6:00 so we wanted to enjoy more of the festival. It was much easier to get a spot inside one of ... Read more >

Tags: autobahn, berlin, germany, mitfahrgelegenheit, munich, oktoberfest, stick fish


GERMANY | Sat, 20 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [507]

We woke up for some breakfast and headed off towards the festival grounds. At the train station we meet a few more people staying at our campsite and went with them around the festival. It was a little late by the time we arrived (10:00) to get a spot ... Read more >

Tags: beer, beer tents, germans, germany, munich, oktoberfest, polka, stick fish

To Munich!

GERMANY | Fri, 19 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [430]

We had to wake up early and take some trains to the west side of Berlin. Our bus was departing from the central bus station to bring us to Oktoberfest. The ride was pretty awful. Bad traffic made for over a 9 hour bus ride to Munich. Matt and I went ... Read more >

Tags: beer garden, berlin, bus, camping, germany, munchen, munich, rain, traffic

Struggling with water

CZECH REPUBLIC | Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | By steph | Views [813]

It has been a long time since the last published post on this blog, but I felt like writing. Not that as a technical writer, I don’t write. As a matter of fact, I do it every day. But technical writing is, uh well, very technical! A lot has ... Read more >

Tags: camping, children, czech republic, munich, rain, salzburg

First day!!! Munich...

GERMANY | Fri, 4 Oct 2013 | By miaroliveri | Views [384] | Comments [2]

New York City --> Reykjavik --> Munich! We landed on time at around 1:05 pm. Picked up checked luggage (only my backpack) and got our first meal at a food place near the gate. Half a roast chicken with  a side of potato cucumber salad. ... Read more >

Tags: german unity day, munich, oktoberfest, strange fruit

If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space.

GERMANY | Tue, 18 Jun 2013 | By fiddlegirl8 | Views [920] | Video

I am trying something new by including a music selection for you to listen to while you read the blog...sometimes I have songs that totally come into my head when I am doing something  - this song was chosen because I wondered if I had made a right ... Read more >

Tags: couch surfing, feeling home, munich

Schloss Nymphenburg's 10 Best Sights

GERMANY | Sun, 26 Aug 2012 | By allie_way | Views [3580]

Warning: This journal entry is written from by a fangirl. There may be gushing, drooling and eye-twinkling laced throughout the story. Princesses, castles, knights and ballrooms. Golden mirrors, tall ceilings, rococo everywhere you look.  If ... Read more >

Tags: bavaria, beautiful, carriages, castles, empress sissi, ludwig ii, munich, palaces, schloss nymphenburg

Delayed blogging

SWITZERLAND | Tue, 10 Jul 2012 | By christie | Views [482]

I am a little behind on my blogging due to the Swiss wifi connection, but that is fine by me because Switzerland was far too pretty to be on the Internet anyways. Rewind to our last night in Munich. Adam and I decided to go to the chinese bier garden ... Read more >

Tags: hiking, munich, relaxing, switzerland


GERMANY | Wed, 4 Jul 2012 | By christie | Views [401]

After our bus trip from Prague to Munich we settled into our new hostel and relaxed a bit. We went for a stroll in the rain to Marienplatz where we found ourselves in the most famous beer garden in Europe. Hafbrauhaus was quite the Bavarian experience.... Read more >

Tags: munich

Off the Beaten Path: Germany

GERMANY | Wed, 28 Sep 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [5602] | Comments [2]

On your bike German cities are extremely bike friendly and for the tourist this is a godsend.   It’s easy to pack in lots of sights when traveling by bike, and getting out of the subway system and above ground will give you a whole different perspective ... Read more >

Tags: baltic sea, beaches, biking, german language, germany, munich, off the beaten path, oktoberfest

Inside World Festivals: Oktoberfest

GERMANY | Tue, 4 May 2010 | By worldfestivals | Views [4628]

Oktoberfest: The World's Largest Fair There is perhaps nothing that epitomizes the perception of German and Bavarian cultures as that of Oktoberfest.   Officially the world’s largest fair, Oktoberfest is held annually in Munich, Bavaria, ... Read more >

Tags: bavarian culture, beer, europe, germany, munich, octoberfest, oktoberfest, party, safety, world festivals

Czechin' Out Prague!

CZECH REPUBLIC | Thu, 15 Apr 2010 | By neil_loewen | Views [791] | Comments [2]

When I wrote last, I was in Munich, but after having a great time in the Bavarian capital I had begun my journey (don't worry, it wasn't epic) to Prague, Czech Republic.   I took the train from Munich Hauptbahnhof to Nuremberg (still in Germany).... Read more >

Tags: awesome, czech republic, munich, neil loewen, prague, st. wenceslas

To the Land of Schnitzel and Lederhosen

GERMANY | Wed, 14 Apr 2010 | By neil_loewen | Views [1224] | Comments [1]

After sending Bonnie back to Canada from Zurich, I stood in the airport all alone with nowhere to be.  I could get on any train I wanted, go in any direction, to any country (with my rail pass), and I still didn't know where this freedom would take me ... Read more >

Tags: bavaria, dachau, germany, munich, neil loewen, neuschwanstein castle, switzerland, zurich

Photos: Winter in Munich, 2010

GERMANY | Thu, 11 Feb 2010 | By bec-simon | Photo Gallery

January to March, 2010
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Tags: munich, winter

Winter in Munich, 2010

GERMANY | Tue, 9 Feb 2010 | By bec-simon | Views [1002]

Bit late with this journal update and I'm sure everyone knows most of this, but I'm going to tell you all about it anyway and you can just skip through the boring bits! So after our 12 month holiday and all of our amazing, crazy adventures, Simon ... Read more >

Tags: germany, munich

Bavaria, Germany

GERMANY | Tue, 13 Oct 2009 | By bec-simon | Views [1043]

Wow, wow, wow! Simon and I have fallen in love with Munich! It's a beautiful city, with lovely people, delicious beer, tasty food, and a million and one things to do and see. We have met some great people, made some really good friends, and done a ... Read more >

Tags: bavaria, beer, munich, neuschwanstein, oktoberfest

My first encounter with the 'Fatherland'

GERMANY | Fri, 24 Jul 2009 | By living_the_dream | Views [3357] | Comments [1]

In an entirely uncharacteristic move Danny woke up pretty early (10ish, virtually daybreak by student standards) and we prepared to go into Munich city centre. My encounters with public transport continued as we travelled from Danny's home in Neubiberg ... Read more >

Tags: bike, city, munich, shops, travel

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