Munich Greeter

28 April 2015
by Insa
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A quaint alternative to the Oktoberfest: The Auer Dult

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

17 February 2015
by Andy
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What is…? – Krapfen

During carnival (Fasching) time in Germany you’ll find a specific sweet pastry nearly everywhere. The “Krapfen”. Yeah… another hard-to-spell word. But the harder to spell the better what you get… well at least here. Read on to get to know … Continue reading

31 January 2015
by Andy
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Strong beer season – time to train your voice

The Starkbierzeit (strong beer season) is coming fast. If you look close, you can see Munich preparing itself for this season. And you should prepare yourself too…

Brezen & Bier

11 January 2015
by Andy
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The Top 5 things to eat in Munich

Munich and Bavaria are known not only for the alps, the history or the Oktoberfest, but also for the food. So when in Munich you have to try at least 5 of them. Otherwise you can’t say you’ve been to … Continue reading

7 January 2015
by Insa
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The end of Christmas time – Epiphany day

Christmas is the time of holidays – New Year’s Eve and January 1st follow the actual Christmas Days 24./25./26.12. And in Catholic regions, there is still another holiday –Epiphany day (6th of January). Read more about why this day is … Continue reading

Stachus/Karlsplatz

31 October 2014
by Andy
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Famous Munich citizens – Franz Xaver Krenkl

Munich is famous for its heritage, customs and of course the people living here ore those who lived here in former times. Some of them influenced Munich’s history, others were just nice fellows, sometimes a bit frakish, but always typical … Continue reading

12 October 2014
by Andy
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What is…? – a Wolpertinger

Maybe you don’t know it, but Bavaria and especially the alps region is home of specific animal. The Bavarians call it “Wolpertinger”. This animal is extremely shy and therefore hard to catch. Read on to learn about this “only in … Continue reading

28 September 2014
by Andy
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Respect culture and customs

As a tourist in Munich or Bavaria, especially when you’re not from Germany, Austria or Switzerland, you will see and feel a different culture and many different customs compared to your culture. We Munich Greeters meet people from all over … Continue reading

8 August 2014
by Andy
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myth white sausage

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