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.
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.
Dachau Memorial Site
Viktualienmarkt, Local Bavarian restaurant, and Various local specialty shops
Viktualienmarkt, Hofbrauhaus, and Various neighborhood bars and pubs
Hofbrauhaus and Haus der Kunst