CULTURE

70 Years of Social Market Economy

July 2, 2018 Alexa 0

Economic growth and prosperity for all – the social market economy has proved to be a model for success in Germany. This is how the system works. According to the German Federal Ministry for Economic […]

CULTURE

70th Anniversary of the Berlin Airlift

June 27, 2018 Alexa 1

How “candy bombers” defended the freedom of West Berlin and laid the foundation for transatlantic friendship. By Tanya Zech When the war ended, the allied forces of the USA, the United Kingdom, France and the […]

BOOKS

How Mainz Changed the Way We Read

May 17, 2018 Alexa 0

Despite the far-reaching consequences of Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press, much about the man remains a mystery, buried deep beneath layers of Mainz history. The German city of Mainz lies on the banks of the River […]

FEATURED

500 Years of Reformation

October 31, 2017 GW Administrator 2

It’s Finally Here: The 500th Birthday of Protestantism By Petra Schurmann October 31, 2017, has certainly been a much-anticipated date in Germany and beyond, an important day for Protestants in many parts of the world. […]

CULINARY

The History of Gummy Bears

March 10, 2017 GW Administrator 0

For all of you who have a “sweet tooth,” you’ll enjoy finding more about the history of “Gummibärchen” ( Gummy Bears).  As you certainly noticed, the candy aisles of any grocery store offers at least […]