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.  […]

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 […]

Munich: Day 1, Part II by Gianna Shepherd

[slideshow] After Dachau, we cheered ourselves up with some Starbucks in the Munich train station.  We couldn’t help ourselves!  We needed some coffee to prepare for the Springfest happenings. I really do not know how to describe Springfest other than the happiest place on Earth.  Just imagine loads of happy people with all the food […]

Munich: Day 1, Part I by Gianna Shepherd

We arrived at our hotel in Munich at approximately 4am.  Needless to say, I was groggy and tired and wondering what to expect of the weekend. I have been to Munich once before in 2008 and I’ve heard nothing but great things about it from Anna in the FlorenceForFun office…but still, I had no idea […]

Views of Munich from the Seat of my Bike by Annie Bettis

We arrived in Munich on a drizzly Friday morning, it was the morning before the opening day celebrating the 200th anniversary of Oktoberfest. The word today has just one meaning in the hearts and minds of so many people worldwide, and that meaning is beer. However, arriving one day early we were blessed to have […]