Hofbrauhaus: Munich’s Most Famous Beer Hall has a Dark Past

Our trip so far has been packed with WWII sites. We’ve been to Auschwitz, The Krakow Ghetto, and Schindler’s Factory. It’s been emotionally heavy and I think Nick is ready for some lighter activities as he doesn’t quite share the same fascination with this historical period as I do. So on our first day in … Read more

Chinesischer Turm : The Best Beer Garden in Munich

With so many beer halls/gardens in Munich and only three days in the city, we had to narrow down our options. A German friend highly recommended the Chinesischer Turm beer garden in Munich’s English Garden, so we put it at the top of our list. This place did not disappoint. In fact, Chinesischer Turm ended up being … Read more

English Garden : River Surfing, Beer and Naked Sunbathing

In the center of Munich lies one of the largest public parks in Europe. The English Garden is 910 acres of peaceful nature, and you could easily spend half a day here. While I don’t usually seek out parks when I travel, the English Garden topped every “must do in Munich” list that I came across so we … Read more