Munich Greeter

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

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

11 May 2014
by Andy
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What is…? – Prince Regent’s Cake

There are many traditional types of food you have to try in Munich. Many are well known, just like the Weißwurst (white sausage) or the pretzel. But there are also some things nearly unknown outside of Bavaria. One of them … Continue reading

4 May 2014
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What is…? – Spezi

Munich is known for its beer. But what if you don’t like beer or you’re not allowed to drink beer? (in Germany, “alcohol-free” beer still contains usually around 0,02 % alcohol (up to 0,5 %). Munich has also a strong … Continue reading

2 March 2014
by Andy
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What is…? A “Boazn”

When tourists come to Munich they want to try traditional food and of course the beer. So most of them head to the traditional and more or less touristy restaurants that can be found everywhere in the city. But if … Continue reading

2 January 2014
by Andy
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What is…? – The Hirschgarten

There are a lot of things and places in Munich tourists heard of, but they do not exactly know what it is. The “Hirschgarten” for example. Let the Munich greeters explain it to you…

24 August 2013
by Andy
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What is…? – Wiesn (Oktoberfest)

Some of you will propably say: “Why do you write an article about that? Everyone knows that!”. But the Munich Greeters meet guests sometimes who ask us “What kind of festival is this?”. Therefore the Greeters want to explain again … Continue reading