Do you have any plans for next weekend so far? No? Great! Drop everything at once and move your ass to Mainz. From Thursday on, the city will be hosting one of the biggest outdoors parties in Germany. Fastnacht is nearly over – but before it’s carried to the grave it reaches its climax.
The barrel is tapped! O’zapft, as the Bavarians would call it. O’zapft in Munich, o’zapft in Hannover, o’zapft in Cincinnati. New Oktoberfest copies emerge every year. Many of them differ a lot from the festival in Munich. Here’s why you should only visit the real thing…
The North Sea isn’t for wimps. It is moody and effervescent. Its storms sough coldly through the stitches in your knits and let your hair be blown into your face. Yet, it can be pleasant and inviting. Hate it or love it. I fell in love with the North Sea at an early age. Here’s my love letter to the North Sea.
I’m uber happy to announce that after a long pause I’ll visit the Oktoberfest once again this year! Are you going to the world’s biggest fair as well? If it is your first time and if you want to enjoy your visit as much as I do, just follow my 10 ultimate tips for a successful Wiesn visit.
Did you ever dream of living in a castle? Your dream might come true next summer. One of the most beautiful German castles is hiring! If you would like to write about Sooneck Castle and the Middle Rhine Valley you might just be the right person for the job.