Mar 1, 2017

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Munich Strong Beer Festival 2017: Times and Trends

Munich Strong Beer Festival 2017: Times and Trends

Those of you who remembered that it was Pancake Day yesterday (or “Shrove Tuesday” in grandma parlance) will know what today is: the day that marks the countdown towards the Munich Strong Beer Festival 2017. Yes, Ash Wednesday. While that’s little more than a name in Britain, America, or Australia, in many parts of Germany, it’s a big thing. For everywhere that Read More

Feb 15, 2017

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“Fasching” – Carnival in Munich 2017

So it’s that time of year again: yes, Carnival! As we’ve explain in previous years, Mardi Gras is a Read More

Feb 1, 2017

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Bags, jewellery, headwear: Bavarian ...

Bags, jewellery, headwear: Bavarian accessories for her

While, for us girls, the key elements of a Bavarian outfit are the dirndl...

Jan 18, 2017

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New year, new lederhosen!

New year, new lederhosen!

All those New Year’s Resolutions already gone out of the window? If...

Dec 21, 2016

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Bavarian socks: The perfect Christma...

Bavarian socks: The perfect Christmas gift

Contrary to what you might expect, Bavarians don’t have the tradition of...

Dec 7, 2016

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Dirndl length – Or: How long is a ...

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

Besides “What shoes should I wear?” and “Hmmm, do you think I can...

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...