Oktoberfest - Germany's annual beer festival - is an experience like no other, and you might come back feeling you've violated all seven deadly sins.
Berlin boasts some of the biggest clubs in the world, but also has plenty of brilliant bars and quiet beer gardens to discover. Here's a quick guide.
If you are backpacking in Germany, make sure you factor in some time to see Hamburg - it is a great place for budget travellers. Here is a guide.
Berlin is full of Photoautomat machines, analogue photo booths popular with hipsters. Christina realised they're a great to discover the city.
Camping at Oktoberfest is a great way to keep the costs down. Caitlin reveals what it's really like and how you can get the best deal on food, drink and sleep.
Not only is Germany the true gateway to Europe, but it has some of the worlds most amazing cities and landscapes of rivers, lakes, forests and mountains.