Commissioned by the Bavarian King Ludwig I, the Glyptothek, focusing on ancient Greek and Roman sculptures, is Munich’s oldest public museum. Students the History of European Art class took a trip to this museum to look at three pieces in particular: the “Barberini Faun,” the “Boy with the Goose,” and “Statues of the Pediment of … More Glyptothek Munich
There are many landmarks in Munich, but the tallest has to be the Olympic Tower. Located in Olympiapark, originally built for the 1972 Summer Olympics, the tower stands at an overall elevation of 291.28 metres (955.64 feet). On a good, clear day (a.k.a. not the middle of winter when it has been snowing almost every … More Olympiapark
While an attraction I see as rather overrated, as Munich’s second most famous and visited attraction, coming after Oktoberfest, it seemed only fitting to have our first group dinner at the Hofbräuhaus.
The world’s largest passenger airliner, the Airbus 380, is a titan in the sky. With only a little over 200 in service, I was able to enjoy an aisle seat on the upper deck (often reserved for upper and business classes) on my ten hour flight from LAX to Heathrow, London.