Did you know: Oktoberfest in Munich, which attracts 6.2 million visitors each year, began in 1810 as a wedding celebration for King Ludwig I.  In 2007,  69,406 hectolitres of beer was consumed! (A hectoliter, by the way, is 100 litres.)

New Zealand

West Coast Treetop Walk & Café,

The first of its kind in New Zealand, the The West Coast Treetop Walk opened their doors in December 2012 at Lake Mahinapua, 15km south of Hokitika. Marie tells us a little more about what to expect on this walk in the trees.