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Best Places to Stay in Munich for Oktoberfest

8 Best Places to Stay in Munich for Oktoberfest

Best Places to Stay in Munich for Oktoberfest This Best Places to Stay in Munich for Oktoberfest article was written by Kyle Kroeger of ViaTraveler.com. ViaTravelers is a destination travel blog providing the best tips, hacks, and itineraries to help you explore the world. If you’re planning on attending Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany this year, …

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Sunset over Freiburg Germany

Photo of the Week: Sunset over Freiburg Germany

Sunset over Freiburg Germany I expected to like Freiburg (im Breisgau). I had heard good things about the city, not only for visitors, but also for living. It’s known as a green city for numerous reasons. Fewer people here drive cars and more take public transport and ride bicycles. It has attracted solar industries. It …

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Clear Skies and Hefeweizen Haze: Hiking in the Austrian Alps

The Audi A4 screamed down the Autobahn at more than 120 miles per hour, punching a tunnel through the early morning mist that coated the Bavarian countryside. With each minute we were a couple miles closer to four days of hiking in the Austrian Alps. Curiously, of the three Germans and one American writer in …

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10 German Words and Phrases You Should Learn Before Going to Oktoberfest

   Oktoberfest has long become an international tourist destination. And while most of the Munich natives certainly speak some English, the festival still retains its traditional Bavarian origins. (To read more about that, check out my article on the history of the Oktoberfest.) When celebrating its 200-year anniversary in 2010, the Oktoberfest in Munich included …

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