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Oktoberfest is just around the corner

Right in the middle of a great summer full of festivals and celebrations, it’s time to start thinking about the next big event in Bavaria’s capital! In less than ten weeks, the world-famous Oktoberfest will kick off. From September 20th … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Spots on the Isar

The Isar River is Munich’s #1 recreational area! Numerous areas along the riverfront invite you to linger and enjoy the views, while the river, that gets its start in the Alps, is real paradise for cyclists, barbecue lovers, fans of … Continue reading

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Live action: Running for a good cause

Munich is considered beeing a pioneer of modern city runs: for 35 years, the City Run has been taking place in the Isar metropolis, and has taken participants through the English Garden and Ludwigstraße, among others. ‘Sport Check’ is organizing … Continue reading

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A new wind is blowing through Platzl

Change in Platzl leadership! Have no fear: the rudder is staying in the family. Peter Inselkammer Senior has now made it official: he will withdraw from Platzl operations and pass the reins to his son Peter Inselkammer Junior. It is … Continue reading

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Summer Highlights 2014 in Munich

Summer is beginning and that also means that the season of outdoor events is now open! Since there being a lot of them in Munich is emblematic of Bavaria, we have compiled the best summer highlights in this post—this way … Continue reading

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A Munich must: The Tollwood Summer Festival

‘Culture, Life and commitment to a better future’ – This is the motto of this year’s Tollwood Summer Festival in the Olympic Park. The Tollwood, which has long since become an institution in Munich’s cultural life, to be held between … Continue reading

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Bear-sized offspring in Hellabrunn

The Tierpark Hellabrunn (Hellabrunn Zoo) has been pleased to have twin off-springs in the polar bear enclosure for half a year now! On 9 December last year their mother Giovanna brought the two little ones into the world. But as … Continue reading

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The Platzl Hotel in Munich’s old city centre is a traditional 4-star superior hotel with a rich history. In order to give you, the many long-term guests and life of the hotel, an insight into the early years of the … Continue reading

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“Der verrückte Eismacher” (“The crazy Ice cream maker”) – a special treat

Everyone knows about the many beer gardens that make the Munich Summer unique, but the warm Munich season also offers you many other highlights. For example, a mouth-watering refreshment on hot days is of course often provided by a delicious … Continue reading

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Well-mannered in the beer garden – Do’s & Don’ts for the outdoor season

Beer garden time has finally reopened, and where better to spend it than in Munich, where beer gardens are all around? In order to avoid treading on the toes of any veterans of the original Bavarian “fresh air togetherness”, and … Continue reading

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