17.09.2019
Traditional dress tradition in Bavaria: from work clothing to a fashion trend

Traditional dress tradition in Bavaria: from work clothing to a...

The Oktoberfest 2019 is round the corner and with it the international main dirndl and lederhosen season too. But where do these...
12.07.2019
The Franconian Wine Queen has been the representative of wine-growers in Franconia for over 60 years.

The Franconian Wine Queen has been the representative of...

Ask someone from outside Bavaria what they associate with the state and the answers are almost always the same: dirndl and...
19.03.2019
Bavaria, the region of skiers and hikers

Bavaria, the region of skiers and hikers

Bavaria is a real skiing region – hardly surprising with how close it is to the Alps. And north Bavaria also offers plenty of...
17.01.2019
Bavaria's dialects: from “Schderapfudzger” and “Knedla”

Bavaria's dialects: from “Schderapfudzger” and “Knedla”

Bavaria is a culturally diverse country and yet the concept of culture goes far beyond the much-quoted and worn Dirndl or the...
09.10.2018
5 minutes with … Benjamin Gröschel, co-founder of Münchner Kaffeerösterei

5 minutes with … Benjamin Gröschel, co-founder of Münchner...

Good coffee at events at long last – 3 friends started a new adventure with this claim: their own coffee roasting business. Last...
14.09.2018
The Oktoberfest – how millions of people get cosy together

The Oktoberfest – how millions of people get cosy together

Tradition, an economic factor and an export hit: Munich’s Theresienwiese was still a field outside the city more than 200 years...
20.07.2018
Historical festivals in Bavaria

Historical festivals in Bavaria

Tourists and locals can enjoy all kinds of festivals again this year, as every visitor gets their money’s worth here. Some regions...
05.07.2018
Best places: the perfect picnic in Bavaria

Best places: the perfect picnic in Bavaria

Digitalisation is changing the world and making it more and more exciting. But personal moments of relaxation away from your...
20.06.2018
History made in Bavaria: important inventions from the State of Bavaria

History made in Bavaria: important inventions from the State of...

Bavarian expertise has not just been sought-after recently. Brilliant minds have been driving the state forwards for hundreds of...
22.03.2018
Bavarian finger wrestling: traditionally pulled over the table

Bavarian finger wrestling: traditionally pulled over the table

Did you know? The idiom “Jemanden über den Tisch ziehen” (to pull someone over the table/to pull a fast one on somebody)...