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.
Sabina was born in the “ eternal city” Rome, but has lived in various countries. She moved to Munich in 2012 and now calls this her home. She obtained a degree in Music criticism in Geneva, studying at the “Universitè de Genève”. She also worked as a tour guide of the United Nations Office from 1991 to 1996 before moving back to Italy to continue a role in tour guiding and events management. In 2016 she attended the prestigious “ Doemens Academy” in Munich and obtained a “Diplom Biersommelier”. This award qualifies her as a trained expert in the world of beer: she knows her brews, their history and what food to pair with what beer. She loves sharing with her clients her knowledge of Bavarian history, point of interests and of course her beer and food knowledge. She’s traveled extensively through Europe, USA, Japan and Brazil.
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