CULTURE

10 Myths About Culture in Germany

January 16, 2018 Alexa 0

If there is anything that German politicians tend to agree on during election season, it is their belief in the power of music and literature. It is a consensus that crosses party lines in the […]

CULTURE

How Sausage Flavors the German Language

January 5, 2018 Alexa 0

By Giulia Pines with BBC It was all but inevitable that pork would become thoroughly baked into the German psyche, its savoury juices trickling down into everyday speech. When I awoke to grey skies and […]

CULTURE

8 Habits You’ll Pick Up in Germany

December 4, 2017 Alexa 0

When you go back to your homeland for the Christmas holidays don’t be surprised if people look at you a bit funny – you’ve probably picked up one of these peculiarly German habits. Thanks to […]

CULINARY NEWS

Germany Now Boasts 300 Michelin-Starred Restaurants

November 21, 2017 Alexa 0

The 2018 Michelin Guide for Germany was released in Potsdam on Tuesday, revealing eight new locations distinguished with the coveted honor. The restaurant Atelier is the 11th to be recognized in Germany with Michelin’s highest […]

CULTURE

St. Martin’s Day in the U.S. 2017

November 9, 2017 Alexa 0

St. Martin’s Day (Martinstag) on November 11 is a religious observance in Germany that is particularly popular with children. It is dedicated to St. Martin of Tours and celebrates modesty and altruism – both values […]