I enjoy getting lost. Everything is so unfamiliar that you need to use all your senses.
Germany's department stores are a good option for cheap, tasty meals.
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.
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.
A cosmopolitan city with an historic centre to explore on foot or by bike sees Daniel Scott raise a glass to toast Munich.
The volume of beer consumed in Munich is phenomenal.
Like the famous detective, Gavin Bell travels the classic Orient Express route across Europe, at a fraction of the cost.
My wife and I are flying to Munich. We're concerned about changing trains at Munich HBF (central station) and other stations along the way.