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The Myth of the Mass at Oktoberfest 2022

The Oktoberfest isn't a cheap outing but it is generally once in a lifetime. Beer prices have steadily risen since the 1970s and it's no surprise that after a two year hiatus, that prices are at an all time high. Perhaps that's fair enough but sadly, even though you pay for a Mass (a full liter), your rarely receive one.

How I didn’t see the See in my own backyard

You often miss some of the best things in your own backyard due to the longing for the less accessible but don't forget to keep on the lookout for gems like the Grubsee if you live in the Munich area.

Beer means sometimes having to say you’re sorry

The Fichtelgerbirge area offers great hiking, food and beer. What's not to like?

Why not Andechs?

Andechs is one of the premier beer hiking destinations in Bavaria. With a lush forest, hilltop monastery, brewing monks and some great views of the Alps, it's tough to top. Mix in the amazing beer and food and it's beer nirvana.

Munich Beer & Food Tours

Munich is not just a place to see, it's a one to experience. To full savor the delights of the Bavarian capital, its best to do it with a local. Learn about about the best beers and foods to try with Beer Hiking Bavaria author Rich Carbonara, founder of Beerwanderers. Get off the bus and feel the earth move under your feet.

What is Beer Hiking in Franconian Switzerland like?

What is beer hiking in Pottenstein like? It's about as perfect as you'll find with hikes for all levels and a great dark beer as your reward.

Beer Hiking in autumn has its merits and mushrooms

Autumn can be the very best season for Beer Hiking in Bavaria.