Discovering the Munich That Isn’t In the Guidebooks

Things to see and do in Munich, Germany, that aren't in most guidebooks; my husband and I have a project to see all the sights listed in '111 Things in Munich You Shouldn't Miss'. This week: Allianz Arena and Sunken Village.

Cafe zum Sahneberg in the Bavarian Forest, Germany

Lighter-than-air desserts with even lighter whipped cream, delicious coffee and friendly service at Cafe zum Sahneberg (Cream Mountain) in the Bavarian Forest of Germany. This local favorite is certainly a treat, accompanied by open-air tables and a sweeping view of the countryside.

Slaying the Dragon in Germany – Furth im Wald’s Drachenstich

My visit to a dragon's cave and the experience of a 500-year-old "dragon slaying" in Furth-im-Wald, Germany. The robotic dragon is one of the largest self-propelled robots in the world. The pageantry is phenomenal!