FlorenceForFun Photo of the Week #9

Crazy outfits at Oktoberfest is just part of getting into the party spirit! To submit your favorite travel photo for the FlorenceForFun photo of the week, send it to booking@florenceforfun.org with a description of where you were and what you were doing. Each week we will choose a photo to post on the FlorenceForFun blog. […]

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FlorenceForFun Guide to The Beers of Oktoberfest

Over 6 million litres of beer will be drunk over the course of Oktoberfest.  Beers served at Oktoberfest are among the best in the world, due to the strict purity requirements of Bavaria (only hops, water and barley are allowed, and the process is highly regulated). What types of beer are served at Oktoberfest, you […]

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FlorenceForFun Photo of the Week: Munich

Trying not to get hit by a horse and carriage during Frankie’s bike tour through the English Garden in Munich. To submit your favorite travel photo for the FlorenceForFun photo of the week, send it to booking@florenceforfun.org with a description of where you were and what you were doing. Each week we will choose a […]

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Top 3 Things to Do at Munich’s Springfest

The ‘land of liquid gold,’ ‘the world’s most livable city’ and a place whose motto literally says ‘we like you’…  I’m talking about the German city of Munich, where Springfest is held each year.  If there is one thing the people of Munich enjoy, it’s having a bash and rarely do they need a reason […]

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My First Oktoberfest!!!

This past weekend, I packed my lederhosen, cleaned my drunk goggles off, and hopped on a bus to Munich, Germany for the biggest beer festival in the world, Oktoberfest.  I had been to Munich before, for Springfest, a miniature Oktoberfest in April, but nothing compares to the sheer enormity of the real thing.  Arriving on […]

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Getting Ready for Oktoberfest 2011

We’re starting to gear up for Oktoberfest 2011 here in Florence and we want to share our excitement with all the future FlorenceForFun travelers, so we have put together a great overview of the festival to ensure that everyone is as pumped up as we are! Oktoberfest began as a royal merriment to honor the […]

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Munich: The Conclusion by Gianna Shepherd

Sadly, all good things must come to an end…including our trip to Munich.  But, I’d say we went out in style by hitting up the Hofbrauhaus with some of our students for a nice auf wiedersehen (goodbye) pint and grub.  Some of our German pals that we met the night before joined us as well.  […]

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Munich: Day 2 by Gianna Shepherd

My second day in Munich is what sealed the deal for me.  This is when I knew it was true love. For starters, unlike Italy, there are actual normal breakfasts in Germany.  Bread rolls with cream cheese and honey, fruit and coffee – what a great way to kick off your day.  It’s the little […]

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