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Festival attendees in front of the East River in New York City.

I went to the New York City Oktoberfest said to be the best outside of Munich, and I was not disappointed

Bavarian food, music, and beer are important staples of Munich on the East River, an Oktoberfest event organized by NYC biergarten Zum Schneider.

12 fun facts about Oktoberfest that might surprise you

Did you know that the first Oktoberfest, in Munich, Germany, was held in 1810, and was actually to celebrate a royal wedding?
Eleea Navarro, 24, won an all-expenses-paid, three-month trip throughout Europe with Busabout in 2018.

A travel company is offering all-expenses-paid trips to Europe, the US, and Asia to people willing to let Instagrammers dictate their holiday

You could travel Europe for 11 weeks this summer, finishing your trip at Oktoberfest in Munich — but who knows what will happen along the way.

KL permits Oktoberfest while debate over beer fests in Malaysia continues

The annual festival – which originates from Germany – is under fire from religious leaders for its beer-drinking tradition. The consumption of alcohol is illegal under Muslim law.

I’m from Munich, and here’s why I think you should avoid Oktoberfest

Planning a trip to Oktoberfest? Don't. I grew up in Munich, Germany, and I've been to Oktoberfest, more times than I can count. Oktoberfest is awesome, but I think it's the worst time for tourists to visit Munich.

I grew up in Munich — here are my top tips for tackling Oktoberfest like a local

The best tips to experience Oktoberfest like a local. From toasting with "prost!" when you drink to sharing a table. These tips will help navigate the world's biggest beer fest like a pro.
The best places to visit in October 2018

The 13 best places to visit in October for every type of traveler

October is shoulder season for many top tourism destinations. The best places to visit in October include the haunted city of Savannah, Georgia, the world's biggest Oktoberfest celebration in Munich, Germany, and the vibrant cultural hub of Marrakesh, Morocco.

Why alcohol has always played a role in human civilization

We domesticated grains so that we could mash them up and let them transform into intoxicating liquids that would bring us together.

There’s a bizarre yet legal drug that locals go crazy for during Oktoberfest

What's white, a powder, and snorted at Oktoberfest? Hint: It's not what you think.