Entries from 'Munich'

football fever

Today is the Champions League final between Bayern München and Chelsea in Munich and the city is kind of going crazy! I went up the Rathaus tower in the afternoon and here are some shots from the red-white and blue football fans currently taking over the city plus some views around Munich. Und jetzt heißts:…

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bei Kaiserwetter auf der Wiesn

The weather during the Oktoberfest was exceptionally nice and so we enjoyed the sunshine and warm temperatures. I went there with dear friends from Austria and we walked around the Theresienwiese, where the Oktoberfest is taking place, before we entered one of the beer tents. In the afternoon, we went for a ride on the…

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Sunset Saturday XXXI

Sonnenuntergang an der Hackerbrücke. We were on our way back home from the Oktoberfest and saw the sunset over the train tracks near Munich main station. For the past week, the days were full of glorious sunshine and blue skies, and it was so nice to be around at this time of the year!

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counting down

(picture: Wiesn 2006)This week was the last week before our big holiday and so I was busy finishing stuff for work, and meeting people before we leave for Munich tomorrow. The Oktoberfest is starting tomorrow as well, and since it’s been three years that I’ve last been there, I am kind of excited for this…

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stopover in winter wonderland

On my journey to Cancun I got to spend one day in Bavaria. And guess what: I was just in time for the first snow! Hurra!Everything was covered with a nice white blanket and the snow was sparkling in the pale sunshine. I must say (despite all the troubles winter is causing these days) I…

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Most Liveable City

Monocle has voted Munich the most liveable city in 2010! As a native to this beautiful city, of course I’ve always known this ;) And it’s good to see that also other people share this opinion… pics: Rathaus at Marienplatz, Maibaum at Viktualienmarkt, Hofgarten of the Residenz

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Warm welcome back in snowy Germany

After twelve months living in the tropical island Singapore it was quite a huge change arriving back in “good old Germany”. Snow covered Munich, which I landed and during the last two weeks I experienced temperature between -15 and -5 degrees each day with beautiful snow, frost patterns and many cold fingers. After some days…

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Singapore is calling

Germany is freezing cold comparing to Botswana – from warm and beautiful 30 degrees in Botswana it went down to minus 20 degrees and more in the last days in Germany. But I enjoyed chrismas and New Year very much and had a Germany-trip ´par exellence´. First I celebrated chrismas with Susi in Munich at…

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