Oktoberfest

Wondering what to do this weekend? Check out these awesome events happening near you!
Oktoberfest is over, but Germany's celebration of beer continues into late November and early December. 
The October edition of the What’s Up magazine is available now!
Autumn is my favorite time of year in Deutschland. The seasonal specialties in restaurants around town are to die for; trees turn from green to gold to burgundy; and beer and wine flow freely at lively festivals nearly every weekend.
Brats, wieners, wurst. Whatever you call them, sausages are a German staple, especially at any festival or market. If you’re new in town, you might find yourself staring at the options and thinking, “Why is that sausage white? Sausage isn’t white. And why is that one almost black?
Just in time for Oktoberfest, a German court ruled hangovers are an ‘illness.’ Frankfurt judges made the decision in a case involving products that claim to cure hangovers like drink powders and hangover shots.
It’s officially beer fest season! If you're wanting a different scene than Oktoberfest there are many other ways to celebrate.
Fall is almost here! As much as I love the other seasons, nothing is as cozy and delightful as fall. Plan ahead and put these items on your fall bucket list!
Knock out this fun bucket list this fall:


Carve pumpkins
Forget pumpkin spice season, it’s Oktoberfest season! The time of year when brightly colored dirndls and lederhosen, brass oompah bands, and large, flowing steins of beer become the norm. If you missed out on the discount fares or aren’t able to travel to Munich, don’t despair!
Europe has so many festivals it’s hard to keep them all straight. Though most of them are a variation of Oktoberfest, Perugia in Italy is celebrating something a little different - chocolate!
The iconic Oktoberfest may be one of the top things on your Germany bucket list. You’ve heard of the fun shared among tourists and locals in the festival that brings thousands together to share a beer. Oktoberfest is a tradition that everyone should experience.
Beautiful Germany is filled with countless experiences to be had. From storybook castles and fairytale towns, it’s easy to see why millions of tourists from all over the world travel to Deutschland each year.
Not everyone loves beer and for wine lovers, there is the Dürkheimer Wurstmarkt in Bad Dürkheim. If you speak even the slightest bit of German, you’re probably thinking ‘wine’ is a typo and really I meant sausage.
Bavaria is much more than Oktoberfest and traditional clothing. Why not leave the beaten path, and head out to explore great music, living traditions and cordial people? Here are some gems east of Munich.
Burghausen
This has to be my favorite time of the year (and not just because of the weather). There is a festival somewhere every weekend, so boredom is not a feeling you should be experiencing during your summers in Germany.
One of Germany’s biggest brewers finds its home in a rather out-of-the-way place: Bitburg, a small city in the Eifel mountain range in the western part of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. Spangdahlem Air Base is one of its close neighbors.