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

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…

Skyline von München

18 January 2015
by Andy
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Famous Munich citizens – Benjamin Thompson (Count Rumford)

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

Brezen & Bier

11 January 2015
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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

21 December 2014
by Andy
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Munich specialities – fine spirits

If you come to Munich, you surely want to feel the tradition and of course taste the culinary delights of Bavaria. You know that Munich and Bavaria is famous for its beer and hearty food. But there is also a … Continue reading

14 November 2014
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Famous Munich citizens – Frederik Hodges (the captain)

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

28 September 2014
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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

Heinrich der Löwe/Henry the Lion

6 September 2014
by Andy
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Henry the Lion and Munich

Henry the Lion – a name which is connected to the city history like the beer. But who was this guy? And was he really so important for Munich? Follow the Munich Greeters back to the beginning of Munich.