Winter Tollwood

Christmas has arrived, and as promised, here is a dedicated post to the most voted Munich’s Christmas Market of my Top 10. You voted and chose Winter Tollwood as the winner. Enjoy… The Winter Tollwood is the biggest Christmas Market in Munich, it is located on the same place where […]

Christmas Markets in Munich

The first Christmas Market held in Munich was in 1310, one of the oldest in history. These markets are a tradition that began among German-speaking countries and spread around the World. Today they are famous and adored even by people who don’t celebrate Christmas, after all, who doesn’t love that […]

German Christmas Traditions

Is that time of the year once more. For those of you in the North Hemisphere it is winter, for those on the South it is summer, but for all of us who celebrate it, it is Christmas time! As an expat in Germany for almost 3 years, it is […]

When in Germany do as the Germans do

When living in another country, I can’t help but observe the local culture and people’s habits. Since I married a German and moved to Germany in 2012, that’s exactly what I have been doing. Only, I haven’t only observed, I have been making a list of local habits even before […]

The fairy-tale castle: Neuschwanstein

The name is complicated, it takes some practice to get it right, but the difficulty to call it hasn’t intervened on the beauty of this castle, or on its fame. The Neuschwanstein Castle inspired Walt Disney when creating Cinderella’s and Sleeping Beauty’s castles, and it has been said before that: […]

It’s Oktoberfest Time!

It’s time! Time for Munich be busy and crazy again with all the tourists and drunkies around the streets, for all hotels be completely booked, for the Tracht be once more used and time for the largest and most famous people’s festival in the World to begin… it’s Oktoberfest time! […]

The traditional Bavarian Costume

One of the things people commonly associate with Germany are those cute traditional costumes used by men and women during the Oktoberfest. What most people don’t know is that they are typical of the Bavarian region and that they are not only used during the Oktoberfest, but also during other […]

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