Introduction to Munich Tour
Viktualienmarkt and Bavarian Maypoles
From Dukes to Kings
After travelling around her home country, Colombia, Camila lived in Washington, D.C., where she worked in the Natural History Museum. Later she moved to Barcelona to work in the Institute of Botany, Finally, she ended up in Munich to study biology, and immediately fell in love with the city and with Bavaria, especially with the amazing parks and green spaces. During her studies, she worked as an assistant in the Botanical Garden. Camila completed her studies with a Master's degree and thesis project about orchids in early 2016. To share her passion about the city, she then decided to become a tour guide, showing people around the city and the castle of Neuschwanstein. This combination of expertise in biology and tour guiding makes her an excellent connection if you want to get to know and appreciate the green spaces in Munich.
Theresa is a writer and qualified teacher. She taught History and Politics for sixteen years in secondary schools in the UK before leaving the UK in the summer of 2017 in order to move to Munich – one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. She is currently teaching English as a Foreign Language to adults and doing research for a book she is writing on the history and memory of the Third Reich in Munich, something she wrote about in her M.Phil. thesis. She might one day turn her M.Phil. into a PhD but for the time being, when not teaching English or working in the archives, she can be found admiring the Blaue Reiter paintings in the Lenbachhaus, enjoying the changing seasons in the English Garden, wandering around the stalls in the Viktualienmarkt or eating Obazda and pretzels, washed down with a decent Helles, in one of the city’s many beer halls.
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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