When this post goes live at 12:00, it will really will be one month exactly until the Mayor of Munich taps that first keg of Oktoberfest 2016 beer and proclaims “Ozapft is’!” Then...
You don’t need to be born Bavarian to understand that lederhosen are not trousers just like any other. After all, their rugged, robust ability to stand up to years of punishment is...
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Posted by trachten | Comments Off on Oktoberfest t-shirts are loud and proud!
“Oktoberfest t-shirts”? Isn’t that what tourists wear? Well, yes. But so do Munich’s in-crowd, who’ve been doing it for years, especially isnide beer tents, where temperatures can get unpleasantly warm. Since not everyone wants to be sat in a shirt and collar and so, some of the lads just pull on their Bayern Munich strips, while others go for...Read More
Posted by trachten | Comments Off on Bavarian wedding outfits
And there it is: stiff card with a tasteful golden bordering and a handwritten signature. Yes, you’ve been invited to a wedding – a traditional Bavarian wedding. Once you’ve checked the calendar, seen that there’s no reason not to make the journey, and R.S.V.P.ed, you start to wonder what to wear. The invitation states “Tracht erwünscht” and you’ve checked with...Read More