Munich

  • Everything you’ve heard about the autobahn is just about true. Things I didn’t realize:1 – it’s not just one stretch of road, it’s Germany’s entire highway network2 – some parts do have limits3 – some people still drive normal speed...

  • We realized Munich would be fun when we found the Jodlerwirt and met Hardy & Anka. We had a big day of driving on the autobahn and through castle road (more on both of those in the previous post!) and were looking for some delicious,......

  • In our search for things to discover in all of these new cities, we’ve come across some excellent tip-based tours (read: advertised as free but you’re expected to tip the guide). Munich was our first experience with New Europe Tours – one “free” and ...

  • Hey, readers — I’m bringing old-school travel habits back, and you can get in on the fun! I’m working on building up my email list, so as a thank-you for subscribing now through Dec. 31, 2015, I’ll send you a postcard from one of my......

  • Munich was one of Britton’s and my favorite stops on our honeymoon in 2012, so we were excited for the opportunity to share it with his parents while they’re visiting. We are traveling during Christmas so I was looking forward to catching the tail end......

  • Merry Christmas! Wishing you good cheer and happiness on what is hopefully a lazy day with your favorite people. Have you signed up for a postcard yet? Today was a beautiful, clear Christmas day in Munich! Coming in to this trip I was a bit anxious......

  • There’s no easy way to write about visiting a Concentration Camp. But I think it’s important that you visit, if you have an opportunity. I’m not going to write much about it because it seems like everyone will have a similar-but-different, powerful experience. I...

  • Dachau was pretty heavy stuff, so we found lighter activities for the afternoon. First stop, a quick look at the Victory Gate (Siegestor). This arch sits in the middle of a rather busy street, crowned with a statue of Bavaria and four lions. The arch......

  • I got up and went to Aroma Kaffeebar to drink a latte and eat müseli: We visited BMW Welk (BMW World) and peeked in at the museum: We wandered around Olympiapark, built on hills made of WWII rubble, and where the 1972 Olympics were held:......

  • Munich is a beautiful and welcoming city. If you’re only in Munich for a couple of days, there are still great ways to see the city. Here are three walks you should take to appreciate the city, its history and of course — the beer!......