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I believed many of you had already booked their trip to Munich. In fact, millions of people from around the planet every year are flocking to this famous event to witness this German or I would rather say Bavarian culture and tradition.

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Bird’s eye view of the Oktoberfest from the Ferris wheel, my favorite ride when going to  German festivals like these.

Oktoberfest is held annually in this are called Theresienwiese in Munich. It is a 16- to 18-day folk festival running from mid or late September to the first weekend in October. The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture, having been held since 1810. Read more… »

Hello September! Hello folks! What’s up? I hope you are having a wonderful time during this month. I am doing good so far and I do not want to complain about life as it is still beautiful inspite of many trials and hardships. There are more things to be thankful of than things to complain. One of it is the blessing to wake-up everyday. More on that, there are a lot of things to deviate ourselves to make us happy and one of it is the Oktoberfest that is going on right now in Munich, Bavaria’s capital city in Germany.

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One of the beer tents at the Okotberfest held in Theresienwiese in Munich, Germany.

If you are in Germany currently, why not experience the world’s largest fair and Bavarian’s culture and most famous festival. Through this fair, you can taste local delicacies, the best beers in Germany, experience carnival rides, fun and entertainments are waiting for you especially the live bands that perform in every beer tents.  Read more… »

Whose coming with me this coming Oktoberfest 2014 in Munich? lolz! I am actually kidding. I don’t have any idea if I will be working during those times but I am hoping that I will have some days-off   from work to experience once again this world’s greatest and largest funfair held annually in Munich, the capital city of the region of Bavaria in Germany.

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View of the Theresienwiese or  simply called Wiesn, the area where the yearly Oktoberfest is held. Taken during one of my visits.

Last week, I received again another private message in facebook asking me if there are still affordable accommodation in or around Munich area. Okey, this is what I am going to tell you if you are planning to visit this festival.   Read more… »

The world’s largest fair has just started! Today, marked the beginning of the 180th celebration of Germany’s most famous festival. Everyone is welcome to visit and party in Theresienwiese, the area where the festival is held in Munich.

At 12:00 noon today, October 21, 2013, Christian Ude, the current mayor of Munich tapped the first barrel of beer in the “Schottenhamel” beer tent. Christian Ude is a member of the German Social Democratic Party and has been the mayor of Munich for two decades. With two strikes, Ude drove the tap into the barrel and spoke the magic words: “O’zapft is!” – “It’s tapped!”

Oktoberfest-europetravelppad.comview of the Oktoberfest while on top of the Ferris Wheel.

Mr. Ude handed the first mug of beer to the Bavarian Prime Minister, Horst Seehofer. Since this will be the last term of office,  somebody else will serve the beer to Horst Seehofer next year. Ude has already reached the the maximum number of terms, thus he can no longer run for office again. Read more… »

 

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