FlorenceForFun in Munich

Munich Strong Beer Festival

Raise your glasses to Strong Beer Fest! Hofbräu München Heard all of the crazy Oktoberfest stories from your friends from Fall Semester? Well don’t fret, in early spring there is the another opportunity to party with the Germans. So get ready, it’s almost time for Starkbierzeit, Strong Beer Fest!!! We want to share this article […]

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Photo of the Week: Oktoberfest

Celebrating at Oktoberfest in the Hofbräu Festzelt tent! 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 lovin Munich

Munich: Frankie’s Bike Tours

The highlight of any weekend in Munich, whether it be for Oktoberfest, Springfest, Strong Beerfest or just because Munich is awesome, is  a bike tour with Frankie! Frankie, of Hawaiian origins, has been living in Munich now for over 10 years. He has been a tour guide in Munich almost since the day he arrived […]

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Dachau Concentration Camp

Munich: Dachau Concentration Camp

Underneath the beer haze normally associated with Munich is a fascinating city that played a pivotal role in the modern history of the world. Hitler made Munich his launching point during the early 20th century, and it was only 2 months after he was elected as Chancellor of Germany that Dachau was established. At the […]

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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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