Christmas markets in Munich

The charm of Munich is on full display in the Christmas market season. From offbeat to classic, romantic and hip, there is something for everyone. Come and see!

5 Unusual Things to See or Do in Munich

Munich might at first seem like a very prim and proper city, with everything in its right place, and not so much as a blade of grass in one of its many public parks out of place. Delve a little deeper, though, and it becomes clear that it definitely has an alternative and quirky side too. Here are five unusual things to see or do when visiting Munich.

Munich’s maharajahs – eating Indian in the Bavarian capital

But a capital city can be as unnavigable as the streets of Mumbai, and with such a huge amount of choice when it comes to Indian restaurants, the decision isn’t always an easy one. Especially when every second locale is called Ganesha, Mumbai, Little India or New Delhi…! To say nothing of the décor: sparkling napkin holders, walls painted anything from blue to dark red, perfectly ironed table linens, ruched curtains, Hindu figurines, waiters in tails – is it all part of an urban design concept? Not exactly! Indian restaurants are often a smorgasbord of styles that don’t mesh well and that can almost make you feel lost in the all the chaos.

24 hours in Munich

In the next 24 hours, I will show you a young, hip Munich. To do that, we will be walking from the university campus to the Glockenbach district.