What are some hidden gems around Mittenwald / Oberammergau / Bad Tolz? My wife and I are going on a trip to Germany! Yay! We're planning on spending 4-5 days in Munich, and we really want to get a car and drive around the Bavarian Alps. [more inside]
In Eduard von Grützner's painting Vor der Brotzeit, the monk has something in his hand. What is it?
I'm going to Munich the second week of January! What should I do in Munich in January? [more inside]
Can you help us with cool things to do in Germany (specifically Munich - Nuremberg - Rothenburg - Frankfurt) in early December? Snowflake details inside. [more inside]
Is there a serious, modern, non-fiction, non-kook, non-speculative history of the Bavarian Illuminati, as founded for Adam Weishaupt? I mean the German rationalist club, not the conspiracy theories surrounding it. [more inside]
Oktoberfest is here. Looking for recommendations for mail order purveyors of 'Philly' and/or 'Bavarian' soft pretzels in the U.S. Which companies/websites do you recommend?
How does one say "Merry Christmas" in Bavaria? Is it Fröhliche Weihnachten? Frohe Weihnachten? Something else? I'm looking for the standard phrase people write in Christmas cards.
What in Alsace and/or Bavaria and the Romantic Road should two bier-vergnügen people experience? [more inside]