America’s most controversial pizza chain is making its way to Germany and you can thank (or blame) the Russians. Retail giant, PJ Western, who brought Papa John’s pizza to Russia is expanding south to Germany.
As many of us will remember from our school days, for those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere, the longest day and shortest night of the year occurs at the time of the summer solstice, which occurs on or about June 21 each year.
Oktoberfest season is just around the corner and you’re either really excited or just rolled your eyes. You may be over the hype behind it and are looking for something less popularized. Or, you’ve already celebrated Oktoberfest in Germany and want to add a new country to the list.
Munich’s Oktoberfest is the epitome of German beer festivals. Considered the largest fair in the world, 6 million people are drawn to the Bavarian capital every fall from all over the globe. But popularity isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be.
Oktoberfest kicks off with its customary keg tapping and declaration of “O’zapft is!” by the mayor of Munich on Saturday, Sept. 21st. The Bavarian festival celebrates all things beer through Tuesday, Oct. 6th and is expected draw more than 6 million visitors.
Every year, 600,000 visitors from all over the globe flock to Munich for the world’s largest and most well-known beer fest … if you plan to attend Oktoberfest this year or have a friend who is, here’s what you need to know to stay safe.
1. Establish a meeting point.
Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Through July 6 in Greenwich, England
Performance artists and international companies delight audiences with clever and unexpected acts performed in public spaces.