Top 5 reasons why you should be in Munich even if you had to leave Italy

22 06 2009

1) If you order a beer you get 0.5 litres, no questions asked!!
2) For these 0.5 litres you pay substantially less than for the 0.4 you would get in Italy.
3) The 0.5 litres taste A LOT BETTER than anything you would get for more money in a 0.4 litre format in Italy, unless imported from north of the Alps (and don’t try to be funny about that South Tyrol stuff, sorry guys, but in the end…).
4) With these 0.5 litres of economic, delicious beer you can have equally delicious Schweinsbraten to eat!!
5) If all that is not enough: public transport runs on time, strikes are almost unheard of and not considered a national sport.

But then on the other side, there is….

Storm over Isar river, Munich

Storm over Isar river, Munich (May 2009, taken from another blog)

…the F***ING WEATHER HERE, AAAARRRRRGHHHHH!!!!

Seriously, it’s raining and freezing cold. At the moment (June 22nd, 23.30) 10°C, with a preview of 12-13°C as top temperature tomorrow. Can somebody get me out of here, PLEASE!?

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Arriving in München – a view inside

7 06 2009

After a six and a half hour drive I arrived yesterday evening to München, my temporary home for the next three months. After a very nice and warm welcome from my new neighbors who helped me carry all my stuff to fourth floor (no elevator) I started to settle in and arrange my stuff. And today I finished, so I can offer you a look into my new apartment…