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Oktoberfest is by far the largest beer festival in the world, attracting around six million visitors to Munich to enjoy the liquid gold. Every year the Wiesn ("the meadow") is turned into a ...
The start of Advent season brings the traditional Christmas markets to the squares and streets of Munich. The most well-known market is Christkindlmarkt, located in Marienplatz. The twinkiling ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, September 2012
Celebrating the official reunification of Germany that took place in 1990 after the Berlin Wall came down a year earlier in November of 1989, German Unity Day is a national holiday that kicks off ...
Written by JC, Germany, June 2011
Something strange happens as spring starts in Germany: as the days get longer so do the nights. Or, to be a little less cryptic, many major cities hold events where cultural institutions stay open ...
Written by JC, Germany, September 2011
Munich is home of Germany’s Oktoberfest, and it has a rich history. The first “Oktoberfest”, or something like it, took place in 1810. That’s when Bavaria’s Crown Prince Ludwig married Therese of ...
Written by Viator, July 2012
The country may be more closely associated with beer, but Germans are quite proud of their locally-produced wine, and justifiably so. There are 13 officially recognized wine regions in the country, ...
Once again in 2012, the Berlin International Film Festival (known universally as Berlinale) is lighting up the grim winter for eleven days. From February 9 to 19, Berlin will host a huge program ...
Written by JC, Germany, May 2012
In the 1920s Berlin was one of the best places in the world to be gay or lesbian, especially in the milieu which flourished in the district of Schöneberg, as celebrated by British writer ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2012
Held annually in mid-October at the Frankfurt Trade Fair grounds in Frankfurt am Main, the Frankfurt Book Fair is the world’s largest trade fair for books, and features an astonishing number of ...
Written by JC, Germany, February 2012
We all know the clichés: the Italians are passionate, the French are arrogant, the Germans are orderly. And you can find supporting evidence for all of those broad generalizations, but there is ...
Like many Catholic regions around the world, Germany’s densely populated Rhineland has a long tradition of marking the lead-up to Lent with wild festivities. Celebrations are centered on the ...
Those reliable Germans – even their riots are scheduled! Every May 1st, largely left-leaning protestors face off against police in the district of Kreuzberg, throwing Molotov cocktails then ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, November 2012
As the Christmas markets pack up and Santa heads back to the North Pole, Germany’s most festive city gears up for the final party of the holiday season. Munich’s reputation as a party city is ...
Written by Viator, April 2013
The small mountain village of Oberammergau, tucked away in the Ammergau Alps on the Austrian border, has secured a place for itself on the Bavarian tourist trail, thanks to its legendary Passion ...
Winter is a serious business in Germany’s coldest major city, Munich. As a consequence, the locals make the most of the warmer months when they eventually roll around. The whole city turns inside ...
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