Tag Archives: German food

Bavarian Breakfast

It’s time to stay into the Oktoberfest mood and that means I’m going to talk about food, mainly a typical hearty Bavarian breakfast. Bavaria, Germany’s second most populous state, places great value on traditions such as, Tracht (national costume such as Dirndl or Lederhosen), football, drink (especially beer), and of course food. Bavarian breakfast The three […]

Large Beer Tents at Munich’s Oktoberfest (Part 2)

It’s almost time! Oktoberfest 2013 will be starting tomorrow, so this is the last coverage of the large beer tents at Munich’s Oktoberfest. Oh my, I hope you can decide between the 14 large tents or the over 20 small one. I certainly can’t. 🙁 Large beer tent at the Munich Oktoberfest Kaefer’s Wiesnschaenke German […]

Large Beer Tents at Munich’s Oktoberfest (Part 1)

On September 21, 2013 millions of people from all over the world will flock to Oktoberfest in Munich. As beer loving travelers embark upon the festival grounds known as the Wiesn, they’ll experience a memorable event at one of the 14 large beer tents at Munich’s Oktoberfest. Large beer tent at the Munich Oktoberfest If […]

Small Beer Tents at Munich’s Oktoberfest (Part 2)

We’ve only touched upon the small beer tents at Oktoberfest, so hopefully you read Part 1 of the Small Beer Tents at Munich’s Oktoberfest. If so, have you decided on a small tent yet? If not, let’s look at the remaining small beer tents at Munich’s Oktoberfest 2013 because the world’s greatest beer festival starts September […]

Small Beer Tents at Munich’s Oktoberfest (Part 1)

There are a whopping 34 Oktoberfest beer tents to choose from; 14 large ones and even more small ones. I always recommend the smaller ones to first time visitors even though the international crowd tends flock to the larger ones and get wallowed up. Oktoberfest Small Beer Tents Map The list and details are long, so […]

How to Book a Table at Munich’s Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2013

People ask me all the time how to book a table at Munich’s Oktoberfest, so here’s how you do it. First of all, If you want to book a table at Munich’s Oktoberfest, the world’s greatest beer festival, you’d better act fast since the 2013 season begins on Saturday, September 21. It’s best to book a […]

50th Anniversary JFK “Ich bin ein Berliner” Speech

It’s hard to believe its the 50th Anniversary of JFK’s “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech. On June 26, 1963, U.S. president John F. Kennedy visited West Berlin for the 15th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift. He was the first American president to visit the city after the Berlin Wall was divided August 13, 1961. Kennedy […]