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Discover the best places to eat, drink, hang out and explore in Munich with KOMPAS, a free app providing personalised recommendations across 6 cities.


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KOMPAS x Culture Munich

Top 10: How to Survive Oktoberfest 2018 [the non-locals guide]

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September 19, 2018

EIN PROST DER GEMÜTLICHKEIT!
 

That’s, “A toast to cheer and good times” to you and me. Learn this phrase, and you’ll be making new friends left, right and centre at this year’s Oktoberfest, which kicks off next week. In fact, Youtube it and learn the song as you’ll be hearing…

Lebkuchen hearts


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10 Super Romantic Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day in Munich

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February 6, 2018

Munich might not be the first city to come to mind when you’re looking for a romantic get-away, but don’t let that fool you. The old cobbled streets and gothic architecture are just the beginning. These are our top picks of super romantic ways to spend Valentine’s Day in…

German Christmas Market


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Berlin Guides for Weekends Munich

How to Make the Most of Germany’s Christmas Markets

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November 28, 2017

December is almost upon us and it’s time to break out the Christmas jumpers, turn on the holiday playlist and pick out a tree. In Germany, the world-famous Christmas markets are central to the holiday festivities, and the Germans know how to do them right! Here’s what you should…


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KOMPAS x Outdoors Munich

This Week’s Outdoorsy Pick: Munich 1972 Summer Olympic Regatta

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April 29, 2017

With a length of about 2 km, there is a wonderful water basin left over from the 1972 Olympic summer games. The place is, however, fully in use with various rowing teams training there. There is a swimming area of the basin that stretches the length of the 500 m…


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A Modern Paradise in Inner City Munich

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March 30, 2017

Look at the photo — clear blue water surrounded by green, a man entering in his red bathing panties — where could this be? If you guessed it’s within the limits of Munich city you were right.
It’s the Riemer lake, an artificially created lake in the 2005 totally-renovated eastern…


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Using Big Brushes: Learning from the Best

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March 22, 2017

Even more meditative than educational was the experience of visiting Yani Wang’s atelier in the Munich’s West-End. It was not until she presented us with a newspaper exempt about herself “The world’s youngest person to ever have their art featured on a stamp” — and a Chinese one on…


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Bavarian Multi-Purpose Camel Farm

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February 1, 2017

A man in lederhosen walking a camel, a high-end executive manager peeking out between the two humps on its back, is not something you would imagine to ever see in the Bavarian countryside.
Lucky for you, there is no need to imagine it as this is something you can experience…