Introduction to Munich Tour
Viktualienmarkt and Bavarian Maypoles
From Dukes to Kings
Thomas studied history and political science in Munich, London and Berlin. He has worked as a journalist for German Newspapers Radio and Television. Thomas has travelled extensively in Europe, the US and Latin America. He has published three books on Latin America as well as TV travel documentaries on many countries.Thomas has lived in London the US and various Latin American countries. However, for most of his life he has lived in Schwabing in Munich.
Brendan manages the English language branch of one of Munich’s largest tour operators, and also has worked for many years as a guide for the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. He is experienced in introducing visitors to the full variety of Munich’s culture, lifestyle and history, but likes to specialise in two areas in particular: the art on display in our wonderful galleries; and the darker aspects of 20th century history in the city that was the birthplace of Nazism. His academic background is in literature and history – with a first class degree from Liverpool University, and a past life as a tutor in the Department of Literature at Edinburgh University.
Ayca studied architecture in Istanbul, a city, which has always been her major inspiration. She moved to Munich in 2009 for Ph.D. in Byzantine Art and Architecture History at LMU. After she completed her studies, she worked as a lecturer and curator at TUM, in Architekturmuseum. The exhibition she curated “Francis Kéré. Radically Simple” was visited by 70,000 people in the Pinakothek der Moderne and was entitled as the most important architecture exhibition of the year by the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Since October 2017, she has been guiding and working on different art projects. She speaks English, German and Turkish. She travels very often and is addicted to surfing waves.
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