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Munich 2019 Christmas Market Round Up

MUNICH (MunichNOW Life) There are Christmas Markets all over the city, not just in Marienplatz as you might assume. Here is a Munich 2019...

A Close Look at a Viktualienmarkt Christmastime

There are any number of Christmas markets around the city, some big, some small, and some right under your nose in places you go...

Krampus Comes to Marienplatz on Sundays, Dec 10th and Dec 17th!

MUNICH (MunichNOW News) -- They look scary - but are actually quite harmless: figures in archaic masks frighten the passers-by at the Krampus run on...

Munich Christkindlmarkt 1

Munich Christmas markets are known around the world - yes, we say markets as there are many around the city, ranging from the very...

Krampuslauf München

Krampus is a pre-Christian or pagan tradition that began somewhere in the depths of the Alps. When Christianity reached the Germanic tribes outside of...

Krampus: the devil-faced, horn-headed, whip-bearing “companion”

In this age of über-Christmas commercialism, Germany has somehow kept a sense of mysticism alive in its long nights, warm, cozy Wirtshouses, Christmas markets,...

Krampus: The Best Reason to be Very, Very Good This Year

Text and Photos: Beth Suda Berr In this age of über-Christmas commercialism, Germany has somehow kept a sense of mysticism alive in its long nights,...