CULTURE

Wedding Traditions From Around the World

May 26, 2017 Alexa 0

Love is in the air in the month of May! Check out these wedding traditions from around the globe, starting with, of course, the German tradition! 1. Germany: Baumstamm sägen (sawing the log) After the […]

RECIPES

Faschingskrapfen with Orange Jam

February 1, 2017 GW Administrator 2

Fasching  (Karneval) always ends on Ash Wednesday. The climax of carnival is the day before, Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday. Festive costume parades on Faschingsdienstag mark the end of the winter throughout Germany, Switzerland and […]

TRADITIONS

Reflections on the First Advent

November 24, 2016 GW Administrator 4

Der Adventkranz – The Advent Wreath The Advent wreath, is a Christian tradition that symbolizes the passage of the four weeks of Advent in the liturgical calendar of the Western church. The ring or wheel […]

TRADITIONS

Oktoberfests in the US!

September 28, 2016 GW Administrator 0

Feeling down that Oktoberfest in Munich is over? Don’t worry, there are still plenty of opportunities to celebrate in the US! Check out our list and find the Oktoberfest nearest you! ARIZONA Tempe Town Lake […]