Dec 21, 2016

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Bavarian socks: The perfect Christmas gift

Bavarian socks: The perfect Christmas gift

Contrary to what you might expect, Bavarians don’t have the tradition of leaving stockings out for Santa to fill. Firstly, Santa doesn’t come to Bavaria – it’s the “Christ child” instead (read more about German and Bavarian Christmas traditions here). Secondly,...

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Dec 7, 2016

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Dirndl length – Or: How long is a piece of strin...

Dirndl length – Or: How long is a piece of string?

Besides “What shoes should I wear?” and “Hmmm, do you think I can handle a third litre of beer?”, there’s one question that ladies in Bavaria will frequently find themselves having to answer: “Is this dirndl the right length?” Sometimes it’s too short, sometimes it could happily be a...

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Nov 23, 2016

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Wonderful Bavarian winter clothing

Wonderful Bavarian winter clothing

Bavarians know a thing or two about winter. With the Alps in the south of...

Oct 3, 2016

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That was the Oktoberfest 2016

That was the Oktoberfest 2016

The Munich Oktoberfest 2016 was, in many respects, an odd one. (Yes,...

Sep 26, 2016

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The 2016 Oktoberfest: One week in

The 2016 Oktoberfest: One week in

Same, same, but different – and always fantastic: that’s the...

Sep 14, 2016

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Just three – count ‘em – until...

Just three – count ‘em – until the Oktoberfest

Now, obviously you’ve been following our...

Sep 7, 2016

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Last-minute Oktoberfest for spontane...

Last-minute Oktoberfest for spontaneous types

What do you mean you haven’t already reserved your Oktoberfest...

Aug 31, 2016

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Must-haves for the 2016 Wiesn

Must-haves for the 2016 Wiesn

Even the craziest, most dedicated fans of Bavarian fashion out there (i.e....

Aug 17, 2016

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Countdown to the Oktoberfest 2016: O...

Countdown to the Oktoberfest 2016: Only one month to go

When this post goes live at 12:00, it will really will be one month...

Aug 10, 2016

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Should you wash lederhosen?

Should you wash lederhosen?

You don’t need to be born Bavarian to understand that lederhosen are not...