If you think the festive season is missing its magic, a wander through some of Europe's best Christmas markets will do wonders for your yuletide spirit, says Brian Johnston.
A cosmopolitan city with an historic centre to explore on foot or by bike sees Daniel Scott raise a glass to toast Munich.
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the law that brought into existence one of Germany's greatest institutions, the beer garden. Yvonne Salisbury reports.
Like the famous detective, Gavin Bell travels the classic Orient Express route across Europe, at a fraction of the cost.
The world's largest beer festival opened with a pop Saturday as the first keg was tapped at Munich's Oktoberfest, a 16-day extravaganza of lederhosen, oompah music and millions of ales.
Munich's traditional beer festival kicked off on Saturday under heavy security, with some six million local and foreign visitors expected to attend the festival and downing some seven million litres...
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