If you’re ever wandering around on that stretch of Schellingstrasse just past Turkenstrasse and before Augustenstrasse where it’s a little dead, keep going to you come across Carta Pura. It’s a full-service specialty paper shop that’s a pleasure just to be in. Even if it’s closed they’ve always got whimsical and clever window…Read More
People Who Live in Glashauses…Should Rejoice!
Whenever I have an errand to run near Sendlinger Tor, I find an excuse to head over to Bottles & Glashaus, a store that sells, well, bottles and glasses. Even if you don’t get excited by that kind of thing, it’s still worth a look. They’ve got it all; apothecary jars, corked bottles, weck jars,…Read More
Last weekend was the highlight of my summer so far. Have you heard of the Hofflohmärkte? It’s the equivalent of what we in the US would call a ‘Garage Sale’. The difference between a Hofflohmarkt and a Garage Sale is…Read More
Christmas Loot – Antonetty
This Christmas Mr. Wahlmünchnerin (or should I say Wahlmünchner) gave me a fantastic gift. It was wonderful for many reasons. It was something I’ve been wanting for awhile, but had forgotten about. Since it was a gift, it took all the agony out of the style/color decision making, and most of all it adds to…Read More
Some of My Favorite Furniture Stores in Munich
Whenever we need something for the apartment, it’s hard to resist the impulse to reach for the IKEA catalog. It’s easier to get a car and make one trip to the giant blue box where everything is under one roof, moderately well designed and cheap. But then your entire living space is filled with the…Read More