Oktoberfest Tours & Packages

Oktoberfest: It’s like Disney World for Beer Drinkers

Remember when you were just a wee thing, staring up at the gates to Disney World or [insert favourite theme park here] with an overwhelming sense of amazement? When you literally thought your body would explode if you had to wait even one more second to experience the magic you...
7 Fun Facts You Need to Know About Oktoberfest

7 Fun Facts You Need to Know About Oktoberfest

Countless people have heard of the Oktoberfest celebrations the world over. This is not all that surprising when you consider the fact that most major capital cities now host their own versions of the beer-drinker’s paradise. While the flavour of each Oktoberfest is undoubtedly...
German Beer

Bring Your German Beer Knowledge

If Germany had an official alcoholic beverage, it would probably be beer. But what is it exactly about German beer that the rest of the world loves? Want to drink the best German beer? Join us for a taste sensation. According to the Reinheitsgebot, beer brewed in Germany must...
Wine tent Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest for Wine Lovers

The Weinzelt is the place to be for wine lovers the world over While Oktoberfest is renowned for its variety and massive volume of beer, wine has always been a popular alternative for festival goes who prefer it over the liquid amber. In fact, the wine tent offers a diverse range...
After Oktoberfest

Where To Go When the Lights Go Out at Oktoberfest

Life after Oktoberfest at Munich’s famous After Parties Oktoberfest doesn’t have to end every night when the beg tents close (around 10pm) – there’s still a lot to do and see around Munich. It seems like the whole festival migrates to the Käfer Wiesn-Schänke tent first...
Travel Tips for Oktoberfest

Top Travel Tips for Oktoberfest Tent Crawl

Anybody who’s been to Oktoberfest before will know just how busy it gets and how long you can end up waiting for a table, worse still if you’ve travelled in a group. For those trying their hand at their first Oktoberfest tent crawl there is some general advice about getting...
Oktoberfest 2015 Beer Consumption

Oktoberfest Serves Over 7 Million Litres of Beer

Oktoberfest always promises a beer experience like no other. The 2015 festival once again lived up to its promises, with 7.3 million Litres of beer being guzzled by 5.9 million visitors. This includes every man, woman and child (and yes there are family days and school excursions...
Oktoberfest Apps

The best Oktoberfest Apps

The fields of the Theresienwiese are the spacious 103 acres that are the home to many German festivals throughout the year including, most notably, Oktoberfest. Even when the fields aren’t populated by half a million people at a time and your vision isn’t obscured by innumerable...
Beer drinking law Oktoberfest

The Beer Drinking Law of Oktoberfest

As with the greatest of celebration of anything in life, there are rules. The strict regulations on what is served at Oktoberfest come down from the German Brewers Federation. Beers must contain only malted barley (contains gluten), yeast, hops, and water. Originating in 1487 and...
Oktoberfest in Munich

A Backpacker’s Perspective of Oktoberfest in Munich

The idea of travelling to Germany has particular appeal but there is something about Munich, a city famous for Bavarian beer and the world’s largest festival to celebrate it which makes it ideal. Sure you can head to any other part of the world and experience something similar...