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7 Reasons the Munich Airport Christmas Market Sleighs Them All

It seems like all anyone can talk about this time of year is the German Christmas market scene. And yes, that’s what I’m about to do, too. German Christmas markets are seemingly everywhere – more popular now than ugly sweater parties and elves on shelves. But, like, where do you...
7 Things You Need to Know About Krampus, Germany's Christmas Demon

7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KRAMPUS

Let’s get right to it: Krampus is a Christmas demon. What? You don’t have hellish yuletide demons where you live? Then you must not live in Austria or any other German-speaking Alpine regions. The holidays are more than just Christmas markets here, people! The rest of the world’s...
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Oktoberfest 2018 Beer Consumption Tops 7.5 Million Liters

Oktoberfest 2018 ended on Sunday and the results are in: beer consumption reached a record 7.5 million Liters at the festival. While the actual amount is the same as last year, Oktoberfest 2018 ran for just 16 days this year; 2 days less than the previous year, resulting in...
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Insane Beer Carrying Record: 5 Things to Know

Well, the first thing you should know about the current beer carrying record = you’ll never get close enough to touch it. I mean, after years of Oktoberfest-ing, I’m just now (barely) able to drink my litre with the use of a single hand. *pauses for applause* What is it we’re...
Oktoberfest Security 2018

Oktoberfest 2018 Security Update

More video surveillance, more body-cams and, for the first time, human super-recognizers: the police are getting ready for Oktoberfest in Munich again. “In order to ensure as much security as possible at the festival site, we have upgraded security both quantitatively and...
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12 Oktoberfest Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow

Oktoberfest is nearly upon us, folks! That’s right, thirsty readers: the countdown to Oktoberfest’s opening day has officially begun. If you’re joining in the revelry this year — or if you’re simply daydreaming about signing up for one of our 2021 Oktoberfest packages...
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11 Essential Things To Know Before Your First Stuttgart Beer Festival

So you’re a hardcore beer fan, and you’ve maybe got an Oktoberfest (or two!) under your belt. Prost! But have you been to Oktoberfest’s cooler, younger cousin of a festival yet? If not, there’s no better time than now to attend the Stuttgart Beer Festival:...
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28 Hilarious German Words to Learn Before Oktoberfest

So much about German culture makes perfect sense: drinking one massive beer instead of four regular-sized ones, eating one massive pretzel instead of four regular-size ones, and aprons as fashion statements (I mean, duh). But some things aren’t so straightforward and take a wee...
Beer Revival in Germany

Bavarian Beer Sales Rule All… Again

This week, in a piece of news that should come to the surprise of no one, the state statistics office announced that of all the German states, Bavarian beer sales top the list… again. Shocking, right!? Okay, maybe not so much, but still worth celebrating, no? And with a beer,...
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Party On at These 5 Essential Reeperbahn Bars in Hamburg

Trust us: Hamburg’s nightlife scene is the stuff of legends. And nowhere is this more apparent than in the Reeperbahn, a street and entertainment district in the St. Pauli quarter of Germany’s second-largest city. Yes, it’s the city’s major red-light...
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