When you visit the Black Forest, there are several things you need to know in order to get the most out of it. Today we’d like to share those tips with you, courtesy of Discover Germany.
Germany is an incredible country with a very rich history (more good than bad… believe it or not) and culture. We came across a comedic video that is also packed full of tons of interesting facts about Germany. Some are trivial, some not trivial. Watch the video created by incredibly popular, “Geography Now” by clicking […]
One of the many great things about Germany is the diversity, and deliciousness, of their street food! Whether it’s the roasted chestnuts (yes, on an open fire) during Christmastime, or the various other foods you can find throughout the year, you’re bound to find a variety of foods you’ll absolutely fall in love with! Watch […]
Though nationalism is unfairly, and incorrectly, linked to nazism (the U.S., for instance, has been heavily nationalistic since its birth, and has been the most ardent defender of true liberty and justice for all), and Germany itself has a long, rich history outside of the Hitler era. The German National Anthem is called, “Das Deutschlandlied.” […]
Cuckoo clocks mark the hours of the day with the call of the cuckoo. These clocks were first invented in the Black Forest region of Germany in the 18th century. Ever since, these timepieces have been a popular choice for households around the world. In the middle of the 17th century, people in this region […]
Christmas is a magical time in Germany, as one old saying goes on Christmas eve one hears church bells ringing from the sea, trees burst into fruit, animals and people speak together, jewels pour from mountaintops and the rivers run with wine. Or at least that’s how the tradition goes. Are German Christmas Traditions The […]
Germany is a wonderful place to visit with a rich and lengthy heritage. The countryside is gorgeous; the castles and medieval villages are charming; the ancient churches are breathtaking, and the museums are second to none. Visiting WWII Memorials & Landmarks Is A Must Naturally, many countries have remembrances of WWII, but none compare with […]
Some of the most popular and beautiful German countryside is located in the deep south of Germany in the Alps. The Zugspite Region is a perfect example. It connects the German and Austrian boarder and includes the highest elevation point in all of Germany. If you live in Germany along the A3 Autobahn, you’ll often […]