Bavaria

Germany

The far-right AfD’s call for “Islam-free schools” is reminding Germans of Nazi propaganda

“If you don't see fascism, you just don't want to see it.”
Tim Hume
9.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Read the Letter Trump's Immigrant Grandpa Wrote Begging Not to Be Deported

"Why should we be deported? This is very, very hard for a family."
River Donaghey
3.3.17
oktoberfest

Oktoberfest's History of Sexual Assault and Violence

Germany's celebrated weeks-long annual cultural festival and beer-drinking event has a dark side.
Kevin Farrell
9.25.16
Europe

German music festival bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State

The 27-year-old suspect detonated a bomb concealed in a backpack in southern Germany on Sunday night, killing himself and injuring 12.
Tess Owen
7.25.16
Germany

I Went Barefoot Foraging by the Bavarian Alps

I joined part-time forager Christiane Viehweger on a walk through the woods to gather wild garlic and dozens of other edible plants.
Diana Hubbell
5.27.16
Germany

One Killed, Several Injured in Stabbing Attack on German Commuter Train

Police have found "no indication" of an Islamist motive behind the attack that injured at least three people and killed one. Evidence suggests the assailant was psychologically unstable.
VICE News and Reuters
5.10.16
beer

This Nazi-Themed German Beer Targets Muslim Immigrants and Jews Alike

The beer’s name, “Borderfence half” or “Grenzzaun halbe” was—according to the head of the brewery himself—chosen to evoke arguments being made to seal off Germany’s borders from asylum seekers, mostly from the Middle East.
Alex Swerdloff
3.29.16
Germany

The MUNCHIES Guide to Bavaria: Schnapps, Tobacco, and Pork Are Franconian Fun

In Franconia, our host Ailine sniffs tobacco against the world champion Belinda Winkler, then visits the band Kellerkommando, who show her what a Frankish pulled-pork burger is all about.
Ailine Liefeld
1.13.16
Germany

The MUNCHIES Guide to Bavaria: Boozin' Around Boazn

In Bavaria, you drink nonstop! Ailine visits a beer-brewing nun and liquor-drinking bar legends. In Munich, we chat with the guys from Crew Republic—a successful German craft brewery.
Ailine Liefeld
1.11.16
Germany

The MUNCHIES Guide to Bavaria: Fishing, Foraging, and Fairies

Our host Ailine hangs out with a herbalist and collect wild herbs and berries in the forest around the Ammersee, then goes fishing with an old sea dog, who shows her how to catch a carp.
Ailine Liefeld
1.8.16
Germany

The MUNCHIES Guide to Bavaria: Living Like Kings

Our host Ailine embarks to Neuschwanstein Castle in the footsteps of the legendary King Ludwig II, then strolls through the Viktualienmarkt to get groceries for a multi-course meal prepared by Koch and DJ Sven Christ.
Ailine Liefeld
1.7.16
Germany

The MUNCHIES Guide to Bavaria: Punky Mountain Cheese

In the first episode of the MUNCHIES Guide to Bavaria, our host, food blogger Ailine Liefeld of Aicuisine, visits Käs Karl—a.k.a. Carlos, a punk rock cheesemaker who produces insanely good product at the Kappeler Alp and makes her Kässpatzen, a cheesy...
Ailine Liefeld
1.5.16
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