Travel Germany: Oktoberfest

Written by Jean Sutherland

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Officially, Oktoberfest starts when Munich’s mayor, known in German asrepparttar Oberbürgermeister, tapsrepparttar 150061 first beer keg and yells O'zapft is! (meaning, literally, “it’s tapped!”) at noon onrepparttar 150062 first Saturday ofrepparttar 150063 event; travelers from aroundrepparttar 150064 world come just to see this! And as always in German culture, everything has a name, and this date is no exception; travelers will hearrepparttar 150065 first day of Oktoberfest called Wiesn-Samstag. Nowadays,repparttar 150066 festivities start on a Saturday in September, and end onrepparttar 150067 first Sunday in October.

Families aren’t left out ofrepparttar 150068 loop either atrepparttar 150069 festivities; travelers torepparttar 150070 German Oktoberfest can attendrepparttar 150071 two Tuesday afternoon events designated just for families, called Familiennachmittagen. From 12:00 to 6:00 on these days, German travelers can take advantage of special prices for public transportation and entry rates as well.

Since Oktoberfest is held in Munich,repparttar 150072 language primarily used is Barisich. Because this Bavarian dialect is a bit strange, travelers to Germany and Germans alike sometimes have a hard time understandingrepparttar 150073 die bairische Sprache (Bavarian dialect), so it’s a great idea to brush up a bit on your terms before heading torepparttar 150074 event. This link will help you learn some ofrepparttar 150075 more familiar words you’ll encounter on your travels to Gemany’s Oktoberfest, as well as Bavarian words used onrepparttar 150076 streets to help you navigate your journey.

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Take Advantage of Hot Weather Before It Ends – A Swimsuit For Your Body!

Written by Robb Ksiazek

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If you are fine with a tan line, but more concerned with hiding a few extra pounds – there are swimsuits designed for you too! A friend just ordered a new style. It is made from a very slendering fabric that actually holds in and tucks away extra curves. She is so impressed that she has soldrepparttar idea to a few of her other friends – it is truly amazing!

Don’t let this wonderful summer pass you by – get a hold of a swimsuit that you’ll feel comfortable in and that you’ve always wanted. This season’s styles are classic and are sure to stay around for years to come, so don’t waste anymore beautiful days indoors!

Robb Ksiazek is a successful author and publisher. He has researched and written hundreds of articles related to lingerie and swimwear trends and believes getting the most out of fashion is empowering to the soul.

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