Munich Beer Garden (Henning Schlottmann / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)

How Germany’s Beer Gardens Started Oktoberfest

If you’ve ever been to Munich for Oktoberfest then you’ll first-hand how much Germans love beer. If you have time in the lead up to the festival why not take a look around some of Germany’s most beloved beer gardens (Biergarten) and see where it all got started? The...
Oktoberfest-Legend-Monika-Kolodziejj

Oktoberfest Legend: Monika Kołodziej, Poland

Monika Kołodziej from Poland raises a beer about her Oktoberfest adventure. We say Prost Monika! How many times have you been to Oktoberfest? I went to Oktoberfest for the first time in 2014 and hope to go back there next year. Tell us a bit about your experience. I always wanted...
Oktoberfest Legend Scott Rzepka

Oktoberfest Legend: Scott Rzepka, USA

Thirsty beer connoisseur Scott Rzepka from the USA shares his stories on his Oktoberfest adventure. How many times have you been to Oktoberfest? I have only been once, the 2010 Oktoberfest. Tell us a bit about your experience at the festival From the moment we arrived at the...
Oktoberfest Legend Sarah Strachan

Oktoberfest Legend: Sarah Strachan, Australia

Ein Prosit to Sarah Strachen from Australia as she talks about her Oktoberfest adventure. How many times have you been to Oktoberfest? Just once, in 2013. Can’t wait to get back. Tell us a bit about your experience. Oktoberfest is like a huge free carnival except instead of...

Oktoberfest Legend: Tim Barley, USA

A big Prost to Tim Barley, from Los Angeles (USA) who shares his Oktoberfest experience. How many times have you been to Oktoberfest? I’ve been to Oktoberfest once, in 2014. Tell us a bit about your experience. Between all the tour guides, friends I made and Bavarian songs...
Safe Oktoberfest for Girls and Women

Safe Oktoberfest for Girls and Women

Oktoberfest is meant to be a time for eating, drinking and merrymaking and most people are good sports and treat others with respect. However, there will always be the minority of opportunistic men who choose to take advantage of women in their vulnerable state through groping or...
After Oktoberfest Party

After Oktoberfest Party

For over one hundred and eighty years Oktoberfest has allowed it’s patrons to have their fill. So it might surprise you to know that the event wasn’t always the 16-day-long beer-tent extravaganza that we know today. Over the decades Oktoberfest has grown to welcoming over six...
Oktoberfest fun with the family

Oktoberfest Fun for the Whole Family

Believe it or not the world-famous Oktoberfest is actually aimed at families. Aside from the alcohol, the music and the dancing there are also amusement park rides, games and side-stalls so don’t be put-off thinking that Oktoberfest is strictly for adults. You’ll find many...
Man drinks Stein in 5 seconds at Oktoberfest

Man Drinks Stein in 5 Seconds at Oktoberfest

Man drinks Stein in 5 seconds at Oktoberfest. Becomes a legend. Oktoberfest is home to many world records, including the incredible beer consumption at the festival with millions of Litres of the liquid amber guzzled every year over the 2-week event. Could this be...
Guide to Oktoberfest

A Snapshot Guide to Oktoberfest in Munich

From the heady atmosphere of the beer tent to the Oktoberfest yearly itinerary, here give you a quick inside look into what Oktoberfest is like. A Wiesn to Enjoy From the main train station to the Therenwiese, the beautiful scent of roast chicken mixed with malt and pork knuckles...