36 hours exploring the charming town of Nuremberg!
How to visit Munich's most famous tourist attraction, the Hofbrauhaus!
My review of Geisel's Vinothek, a superb restaurant near Munich's main train station.
Just in time for Dan and my third Oktoberfest, here is my take on the greatest beerfest in all of the world! We will be there the second week and are also attending the Cannstatter Volksfest in Stuttgart! Prost! Dan and I made our triumphant return to Oktoberfest in September 2014! I first went ten … Continue reading The Greatest Beerfest In All Of The World – My Take On Oktoberfest
The second stop on Eurotrip2014 was Munich, Germany (or München, in German) for Oktoberfest, and just because we love Munich! Munich is the capital and largest city in the State of Bavaria in the South of Germany. Munich (and the whole of Bavaria) has a very specific culture, and is very proud of that culture. Think beer, … Continue reading Munich During Oktoberfest – Eurotrip 2014
Upon recommendation from our Heidelberg Castle tour guide, we went directly to the Philosopher's Walk after visiting the Castle and town to try to catch the Castle at sunset from the Walk. The Philosopher's Walk is a well-mainained path that runs from the newer part of town and ends with steep stairs down to the Alte … Continue reading Philosopher’s Walk
Dan and I love beer. And, wherever we go, I always research local breweries for us to visit. There are two in Heidelberg (that I could find): Brauhaus Vetter and Kulturbrauerei. We tried both on a Saturday afternoon. Our first stop was Brahaus Vetter - home to the world's once strongest beer, the Vetter 33. Vetter is on … Continue reading Heidelberg Breweries
Our first stop in Heidelberg was Schloss Heidelberg, or Heidelberg Castle in English! We got really lucky. It was supposed to rain, but when we arrived it was warm and sunny. We went right up to the Castle as soon as we checked in to our hostel, just in case the weather changed. I would … Continue reading Schloss Heidelberg
In September, Dan and I embarked on Eurotrip2014 - an eleven day trip to Hiedelberg, Germany, Munich, Germany (our biennial Oktoberfest trip!), Hallstatt, Austria and Salzburg, Austria with his brother, Craig, and our friend, Pryor. We hosteled it up and traveled by train - just like college...kind of. So much fun!! Our first stop was Heidelberg, … Continue reading The First Stop On EuroTrip2014 – A Weekend In Heidelberg, Germany
Dorfschänke was our first real meal of the Eurotrip2014, and it was so delicious!! It remains a strong contender for best meal of the trip! The restaurant is located in the new part of town, only a few blocks from where the Philosopher's Walk ends (or begins…depending on where you start…we started the Philosopher's Walk … Continue reading Dorfschänke