Walking the Fairy Tale Road in Germany

Famous storytellers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm were born in Hanau, Germany. The Brothers Grimm often used the landscape of Germany as an inspiration for their stories’ setting. Tales like Rapunzel, Snow White, The Pied Piper and Little Red Riding Hood are only some of the stories that came out of Germany. Now, visitors can actually experience…

Read More ›

Getting Lost In The Crowd of Marienplatz

As soon as I got off the Marienplatz train station in Munich, I knew it was going to be crowded. It was, after all, Oktoberfest and everywhere in the city was crowded that time. But I was not prepared of how concentrated it really was until I stood in front of the historic city center. It…

Read More ›

How Oktoberfest Made Me Like Beer

I’ve never been a fan of beer. I drink anything from cider to wine to cocktails to whiskey and tequila shots. I even drink moonshine. Homemade moonshine. But I’m just not into beer. Maybe because I was traumatized in college when most of my formative beer drinking days happened. Typically, it included disgusting cheap keg…

Read More ›

Olympiapark Munich

The award for best Olympic Park landscape would go to Munich. I haven’t been to all of them yet but so far, Olympiapark looked like it could be part of Hobbiton. Ok, maybe not. As you know, Germany has a turbulent past. Olympiapark Munich’s violent history is an unfortunate part of that. The park was…

Read More ›

Festivals: Oktoberfest in Munich

I just got back from a two-week Eurotrip which included Oktoberfest in Munich and let me share my awesome experience while it is still fresh in my mind! First, let me say that I’m usually NOT a beer drinker. But I always say that if I have to splurge on beer and go on a…

Read More ›