02.07.2020
Unusual hotel concepts in Bavaria

Unusual hotel concepts in Bavaria

No matter whether you’re looking for a green natural idyll, a baroque castle or an igloo, in Bavaria you will not only find...
19.02.2020
Carnival in Bavaria: the fifth season

Carnival in Bavaria: the fifth season

Mardi Gras, carnival, fancy dress parties and parades: the period before the beginning of Christian Lent is known for many things....
14.01.2020
Dialects and linguistic diversity in Bavaria

Dialects and linguistic diversity in Bavaria

Over 12 million people live in Bavaria. They all speak German and, thanks to an excellent education system, usually one or two...
22.11.2019
Christmas markets are a tradition in Bavaria – our favourites

Christmas markets are a tradition in Bavaria – our favourites

By the end of November at the latest, almost every town in Bavaria will smell of mulled wine, roasted almonds and cinnamon again....
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...