Munich’s New Egyptian Museum, Germany

Munich's Egyptian Museum opened in 2013 and houses a large collection of Egyptian artifacts: mummies, ceramic, faience, hieroglyphs, steles and figurines. Located in the museum quarter, it's built underground and features modern displays of ancient relics.

Bavaria’s Blutenburg Castle West of Munich, Germany

Munich's Blutenburg Castle has a long, rich history, but today's iteration is definitely worth a visit. It houses the International Youth Museum, possesses a masterpiece of a gothic chapel, and is a wonderful place to catch some rays or grab a cake and coffee.

Munich’s Tollwood Festivals – Summer and Winter Celebrations of Culture, Art and Environment

Munich's Tollwood festivals, whether summer or winter, are a great place to celebrate multi-cultural food, art and music. The summer fest is held near the Olympics grounds; the winter fest is right on the Oktoberfest spot. Entry is free for most of the fest attractions.