Autumn as a whole is the best time for “beer, wine and gastronomic tours” and one of its central events is the Bavarian beer festival, the famous Oktoberfest. It takes place in Munich – this year lasts from September 22 to October 7. At the same time, it allows the tourist to visit the most significant sights of Germany located nearby. As well as neighboring countries – Naprime, Austria and the Czech Republic.
№1. So, the main German landmark of the fall – Oktoberfest, will be held from September 22 to October 7. By tradition, the festival begins at noon with a solemn ceremony, the main character of which is the mayor of Munich. He knocks out the stopper from the first beer barrel, proclaiming “O’zapft is!” (“Uncorked!”). Interestingly, the number of strokes required for this has traditionally been counted – the longest barrel was opened in 1950 – the mayor took as many as 19 strokes. And in 2014 – only four. From one time the barrel was opened in 2006. Continue reading
Many travelers refuse to use professional photo and video equipment when traveling in favor of smartphones. Cameras of modern phones are really capable of much (including high-quality shooting). In addition, mobile devices, as a rule, are much lighter and more compact than video cameras or professional cameras, and free space in a suitcase has never been more than a tourist.
How a professional video camera is better than a smartphone: the point of view of an experienced traveler
Despite the fact that smartphones have a compact size, can perform several functions at the same time, practically do not occupy free space and charge quickly, it is rather difficult for them to compete with professional equipment for shooting. Camcorders and cameras have a few obvious “trumps.” Continue reading
Tenerife is the largest and most amazing of the islands of the Canary archipelago. Located in the Atlantic Ocean near the African coast, it combines exotic nature, warm climate, as well as Spanish culture and cuisine. In the heart of the island is the third largest volcano in the world of Teide. Its height is more than 3,700 meters above sea level.
The whole island consists of mountain roads, steep descents and ascents. Therefore, renting a car, be prepared for narrow serpentines, sharp turns and constant reconstructions, which are almost impossible to drive around. Continue reading