oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Advice: How to Tie the Knot

For all of you ladies about to enjoy Oktoberfest, here is one crucial piece of information you need to know! First of all, buying a dirndl is essential to properly get into the Oktoberfest spirit.  There are plenty of places around Munich that sell Dirndls anywhere from €60-€180 in all sorts of colors, lengths, styles, and patterns. Now you …

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9 Reasons to Visit Oktoberfest: Even if You Don’t Drink Beer

Every September for the last 183 years, millions of people have gathered in Munich, Germany to celebrate the traditional Bavarian Folk Festival known to the world as Oktoberfest. Looking to travel to Oktoberfest, but on the fence because you don’t drink the liquid of the Germans?  Here are 9 other amazing reasons to visit Munich and …

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Prague's Pilsner vs. Munich's Helles: Beer Lessons from FlorenceForFun

A stein of Munich’s Helles beer The Czechs have a storied history in the realm of beer.  Dating back to 859 A.D., beer in the Czech Republic has been making a name for itself as the best in the world.  Bohemia, the area in which the beer is brewed, has perfect conditions for agricultural growth, …

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Hofbrauhaus and Oktoberfest: FlorenceForFun's Bucket List

As an American embarking on a European study abroad adventure, Munich is undoubtedly one of the top spots on almost everyone’s list.  Beer drinking is practically required to have successfully completed college in American Universities!  That being said, both fall and spring semester students inevitably find a way to make Oktoberfest and Springfest part of …

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