3-2-1 - It’s time to eat, laugh and dance
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3 bits of news
49€ travel ticket to replace the 9€ one
You might have heard about the 9€ ticket replacement news - so it is finally here - still subject to approval. But let’s think positive.
Here are some FAQs regarding the ticket:
When will the ticket be available? January 1, 2023
Where will the 49€ ticket be valid? It will include most trains (except IC and ICE) anywhere in Germany.
Where can I buy the ticket? The 49€ ticket will be readily available online and at ticket machines.
How long will this offer last? Plans for the 49€ ticket seem to be open-ended.
How will the ticket be financed? While the 9€ ticket was financed by the federal government to the tune of around 2.5 billion euros. The cost of around 3 billion euros for the 49€ ticket model will be shared between the federal and state governments.
You can read the news in here (in German)
Attention U1/U2 travelers who travel at night
Starting next Sunday (October 16) through Thursday (October 20), the U2 trains in the Messestadt Ost - Innsbrucker Ring won’t be running, but buses will run from 10:30 p.m. till end of operations (so it will only affect night time riders).
Additionally, the U1's rails will undergo grinding maintenance from Sunday, October 23 through Thursday, October 27. Buses will run on the route between Mangfallplatz and Kolumbusplatz from around 10:30 p.m. till the end of operations. The buses will continue from Mangfallplatz on bus line 139 to Klinikum Harlaching after leaving Kolumbusplatz.
You can find the news in here (in German)
Paulaner is allowed to use the name Spezi
In one of our previous newsletters, we shared that Paulaner might have to rename their brand, you can dive into the news here. There was a court case and Paulaner won the Spezi brand. Woohooo!
In short, the Riegele Brewery from Augsburg wanted to renew their contract on the brand name Spezi and Paulaner didn’t want to pay the hefty premium and they won.
You can find the news here (in German).
2 Upcoming events
The Long Night of the Munich Museums
More than 80 Munich museums, collections, galleries, art spaces, and many other places will open their doors from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. for only 17.90€.
Date: Saturday and Sunday, October 15 - 16
Shuttle bus services will be available.
You can find more information here. You can buy the tickets here.
English Comedy In Munich - Medium Rare@Buena Vista
I just came back from Russell Peters show in Berlin, but English comedy is well worth it. Imho, it’s way better than German sarcasm ;)
Date and time: Tuesday, October 18, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
It’s FREE and at Buena Vista Bar - You can get the tickets here.
1 restaurant and cafe to try
While you are at Buena Vista for the comedy, the food there is also nice. But did I tell you I met my wife, the editor and scout of TMP, at Buena Vista? You get to laugh, eat good food, and perhaps meet the love of your life? Not a bad deal.
The cocktails, burritos, and fajitas are the ones to pick.
Oh! I forgot to tell you this Latino bar starts to have a club vibe after 11 p.m. :) Feels like you are in a bar in Colombia!
Address: Am Einlaß 2A, 80469 München
Friday, Saturday: 6 p.m. – 3:30 a.m.
Sunday to Thursday: 6 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Here is the website:
Meme of the week 😂
Have a great weekend,
Aazar (writer) and Christina (editor and scout)
Heidi Benson (editor)
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