Oktoberfest Tours & Packages

Offseason Oktoberfest: Chill Out at Germany’s Christmas Markets

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas we have a long way to go before Oktoberfest, like a lopsided wooden keg, rolls back around again. Waiting is hard but luckily for us Germany fills some of these hopeless months with centuries long traditions, twinkling lights, and most...
Hacker-Pschorr is Bavarian Heaven at Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

NEWSFLASH: It’s Great to Be German!

As if you didn’t already know, c’mon. Giant pretzels, beer, the Alps, polka, MORE BEER – Germany is full of the stuff that makes the world go ‘round. So maybe the results of two recent studies weren’t such a big surprise after all? Spoiler alert: Germany kicked all the ass. And...
Beer Drinking Destination

Why Germany is the World’s Favourite Beer Drinking Destination

Recent findings from the Nation Brands Index have revealed that Germany is at the forefront of the world in many industries. And when it comes to the manufacture and brewing of beer, there is no one better as ensured by the Reinheitsgebot, or the ‘German Beer Purity Law’. The...
Beer Revival in Germany

Is There Need of a Beer Revival in Germany?

Germany, a country that has sustained an industry on the back of a five-century-old purity brewing law called the Reinheitsgebot, and home to the world’s oldest operational brewery (the Weihenstephan) may be changing its ways. Beer consumption across the country has been steadily...
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...