Oktoberfest is in full swing in Munich. Dirndl, lederhosen, and beer galore – all being experienced for the first time by DW reporters from three different nations. Culture shock or just one big party?
Three days before the start of the Munich Oktoberfest on Saturday (22.09. - 07.10.) Lufthansa is sending its crew on their journey in Bavarian costume. And there's draught beer on board!
Oktoberfest in Munich is the world's largest folk festival. The song-filled beer celebration is a bucket list item for many. DW's Hallie Rawlinson filled us in on her first time attending.
Berlin is about as un-Bavarian as a German city can be, but that doesn't stop Oktoberfest from rolling into town every fall. Tamsin Walker went to find out if Berliners embrace the Munich tradition.
Oktoberfest is known around the world for its beer, pretzels and lederhosen. But female visitors frequently find themselves the targets of harassment and groping. Some even say it has become predictable.
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