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[ 24 Apr 2010 | No Comment ]
Hofbrauhaus exterior

The Munich Hofbräuhaus
The Hofbräuhaus in Munich is more than just a brewery. The 400 year old institution played a central role in developing Bavaria’s beer culture. It is said that when the court of Wilhem V., the duke of Bavaria, was unhappy about the quality of beer brewed in Munich, he ordered the construction of Munich’s first Hofbräuhaus at the Alter Hof (Old Court). In 1605, to keep up with ever increasing demand, a second Hofbräuhaus was opened at Platzl, specializing in brewing white beer. This second location is where …

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[ 21 Apr 2010 | No Comment ]
Six sharing room in Wombat Hostel, Munich

Those seeking affordable accommodation in Munich need to look no further than the area surrounding the Hauptbanhof (main train station), an entry point for most visitors to the city. Based on recommendations in an online travel forum I picked the Wombat’s Hostel, which is situated on Senefelderstraße. The building and the room is very modern and clean (comparing to the few other hostels I’ve seen in Europe), with good amenities. The room I stayed in was shared by six persons, with three bunk beds, a small table and a shared …