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.
Moritz was born and raised in Munich. He studied history, politics and literature in Munich and Venice, Italy. After graduating from LMU München he started to work as historian with a focus on the culture of memory and in political education for the City of Munich, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, political foundations and, as of 2018, in the Bavarian Parliament. Moritz Kienast has travelled all continents except Antartica, but Munich is where his heart is.