The sound of clinking glass inside a warmly lit tent, the smell of roasted nuts wafting through the air, and the sight of brightly colored Dirndls and chocolate brown, leather Lederhosen means it’s Oktoberfest in Munich! The three weeks at the end of September and beginning of October are one of the largest celebrations in the world and is the biggest beer festival ever. Whether you’ve attended … [Read more...] about 45 Essential Tips for Oktoberfest
Fall is my favorite time of year. The leaves are falling, the pumpkin spice lattes are steaming, and the festivals are all around. Before moving to Germany I was worried: how could I recreate my love of The State Fair of Texas!? Luckily, I had absolutely nothing to worry about. The festivals are plentiful; almost every small town to big city boasts a fest this time of year. Each one has it's own … [Read more...] about The Best Fall Festivals in Germany
So, you’ve made the brilliant decision to check an item off your bucket list and attend one of the most famous festivals in all the world: Oktoberfest. I attended my first real Oktoberfest this past September and while it is a once in a lifetime experience, you do need to know the ropes so you can maximize your experience. From lederhosen and dirndls to beer tents and transportation, I can have … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide To Oktoberfest
There isn't enough concealer in the world to hide the circles under my eyes right now. But they're the good kind of bags. The kind of bags that meant I stayed up late dancing and shouting and acting like the weekend will never end. This is one of those days that I'm kind of glad it's a Monday. The weekend was so good, and felt so long, that I'm actually just excited to reflect back on it. I also … [Read more...] about Live For The Weekend
My absolute favorite time of the year is upon us. That's right folks, it's the State Fair of Texas. I have been to THE Fair countless times and it brings back so many fond memories. The food may be heart stopping but the fair makes me think of a simpler time when people from all over the state got together to play games, ride rides and watch pig races. I love everything about it. Big … [Read more...] about State Fair of Texas + Oktoberfest Review!
After an extremely long hiatus Do Dallas Cheap is back! I'm planning on formatting the blog a little bit differently this go around: posts will not be everyday and it will not simply focus on daily deals but more events and personal experiences on how to live on the cheap. Thank you to those who read the blog (regularly or on occasion) for inspiring me to write again! So... you … [Read more...] about Do Dallas Cheap is Back!!