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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Marking the Advent Season in Germany

December 13, 2010 GW Administrator 0

Celebrating Advent is an important part of Christmas in Germany. For Christians of both Protestant and Roman Catholic, it is a time of quiet contemplation that begins four Sundays before Christmas Eve. Advent calendars This […]