Wau-Wau! Wuf-Wuf! What’s that sound? It’s a German dog of course, or at least that’s a free lesson on how you’d say bow-wow or woof-woof in German! If you’re a dog owner or rely on a service dog, it can be stressful figuring out if you can bring your furry best friend with you when […]
The old saying goes “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”, which is sound advice; you won’t stick out like a sore thumb, and you’ll also ingratiate yourself with the locals. It’s good manners, and while good manners cost nothing, they can pay great dividends. However, bad manners or flippant faux pas can cost […]
Belgium and Germany have slightly similar flags that have confused even Canadian officials. For your aid, I’ve pointed out the evident differences between the two flags in this article. Whether it’s Chad and Romania or New Zealand and Australia, similar flags create constant confusion for onlookers who aren’t in the know. Although we mainly notice […]
Hearts of Iron 4 is the latest installment of Paradox Interactive’s grand strategy wargame franchise. The series allows players to take on the role of a world leader as they attempt to guide their nation through warfare and eventual victory. In Hearts of Iron 4, players have the option of choosing the German Reich as […]
While traveling around Germany, you may find yourself…confused. Perhaps you’re having a tough time interpreting what’s written on your map, or you’re uncertain about something you want to buy. Because of that, you start talking to people around you hoping to get a little bit of help.
While traveling around Europe, have you ever noticed the different names people use for what most of us know as Germany? Most local Germans call their homeland Deutschland, while the Spanish use the name ‘Alemania’ for the country. In Poland, Germany goes by the name ‘Niemcy.’ To summarize, this country has almost six different names, […]
You’d think that with a rich history and such a huge impact on world history (not to mention the world at large today) that Germany would be a pretty big country, right? Sure! It’s huge compared to Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, or Lesotho. But when it comes to the relative size of Germany compared to the United […]
“Every rise has a fall” isn’t just a proverb; instead, it’s a universal fact. Power and authority were the two main factors that led Hitler to expand and invade Europe. We all know what happened to the entire occupation mission initiated by Germany; however, one may wonder how close was Germany to winning WW2. The […]
“What if Nazi Germany won WW2?” – A topic of debate among historians, authors, TV producers, game manufacturers, armchair strategists, and regular folks for decades, can be neatly summed up with something like “nothing good.” But what if Germany won WW2? Master of dystopian science-fiction, Philip K. Dick, author of the chilling The Man in […]
When looking for a great travel adventure in Bavaria’s beautiful cities, checking out the museums in Munich aside is among the best things to do in Bavaria, Germany aside from only anticipating the town’s festive celebration of Oktoberfest where many mus full of beer is clinking and raised in the air.