Many guests think Octoberfest is Carnival the Bavarian way. Everyone runs out dressed up and goes to his neck. But far from it. In Bavaria, beer is an element of comfort and tradition and Dirndl costumes are just traditional dresses, … Continue reading →
At the end of September the Oktoberfest starts. World-famous not only for the beer, but also for the masses of people and a lot of pushing. If you´re looking for something smaller, more “gemütlich” and more original, you find it … Continue reading →
Perlach, a quarter in the East of Munich, is worth a visit because of its “Forschungsbrauerei”. The founder Gottfried Jakob opened the small brewery in 1930 to develop new brewing methods and sorts of beer – strictly obeying the German … Continue reading →
Nothing, well… nearly nothing is more traditional (from a culinary sight) as the Munich Weißwurst (white sausage) (spoken: wise-wuasht) . Many tourists try it, but they eat it the wrong way (which is quite funny for a citizen to see). … Continue reading →
In spring 2013 we wrote about the “Hofbräuhaus New York” and noticed that what is served there as bavarian food is far away from real bavarian food. But now a guest told us that there is another “bavarian” location in … Continue reading →
Nowadays, there are beautiful traditional costumes to see on the Oktoberfest. 15 years ago, it was totally uncool to wear folk clothing at such an occasion. But the former servants´ s garment has established itself as the dress to wear … Continue reading →
The ribbon of a Dirndl is more than mere decoration. It tells a lot about the marital status of the girl or woman wearing the Dirndl. To avoid problems, you should carefully check the ribbon before your first advances.