Oktoberfest Opens in Munich

Oktoberfest Opens in Munich

The 1st keg was tapped, and the beer started flowing as the 186th Oktoberfest got underway Saturday in Munich. Mayor Dieter Reiter inserted the tap in the 1st keg with the cry of “O‘zapt is” — “it’s tapped.” As tradition demands, he handed the 1st mug to Bavarian governor Markus Soeder. Revelers, women in colorful […]

Oktoberfest Opens in Munich

Oktoberfest Opens in Munich

 Oktoberfest Opens in Munich, Beer Flows Saturday, the 1st keg of beer has been tapped and the beer is flowing as the 185th Oktoberfest gets underway in Munich. Mayor Dieter Reiter inserted the tap in the 1st keg Saturday with 2 blows of a hammer and the cry of “O’zapft is” — “it’s tapped.” As tradition […]

Travel: Taking in Munich, Germany

Travel: Taking in Munich, Germany

Travel: Taking in Munich, Germany Munich’s combination of culture, history and hearty food makes it well worth a visit The Bavarian city of Munich has long held an allure with travellers the world over for its unique taste of German culture and tradition. But while the focus of many visitors may be the Oktoberfest celebrations, […]

Thousands Head to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

Thousands Head to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

Thousands Head to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany The bier is flowing at Munich’s fabled Oktoberfest. Mayor Dieter Reiter inserted the tap into the 1st keg Saturday with 2 blows of his hammer and the cry of “O’zapft is” — “It’s tapped.” About 6-M visitors are expected to travel to Munich for the 184th Oktoberfest, which […]