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Drinking Beer in Germany: rules and facts
Of course, Germany is well known for its favorite beverage: beer. Drinking beer in Germany is common and important, but thus it can also lead to...
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How to prepare for Studienkolleg in Germany
So your qualifications are not considered enough for studying at a university in Germany? Time to check out the Studienkolleg – a...
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Tag der Deutschen Einheit - German Unity day
Historically, the lands we know today as the nation of Germany were in reality governed by an loose conglomeration of princes and nobles, each...
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Fake-News in Germany and their Impact in public
After closely following the course of the US-Election, a couple of new terms entered my vocabulary – terms such as...
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The Sanssouci Picture Gallery of Potsdam
The Location of the Palace of Sanssouci Frederick II of Prussia (Frederick the Great) (24 January 1712―17 August 1786), a strong supporter of...
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The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
Teutoburg: It is a wet morning in September of either 7 or 9 AD, and the might of Rome is on the move. In response to a series of reports of...
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Voting in Germany - Elections - Wahlen
Elections seem to be really trendy at the moment. 2016 had a rather big one and 2017 will see important elections in the Netherlands, France, and...
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Angela Merkel - Germany's first scientist?
She was the Time magazine’s person of the year 2015, and people refer to her as the mightiest woman in the world: Germany’s Chancellor...
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The Chocolate Museum of Cologne
A museum for the “Naschkatze”!  Wherever one may live on any of the five continents, it’s impossible to think of chocolate...
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Der Biergarten - A Garden full of Beer?
Biergarten Eden: the days are getting longer, the temperature is rising and suddenly it is summer. One of the best things you can do in Germany...
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The major German Parties - Part Two
Read German Parties part one here! CSU – Christlich Soziale Union Bayerns The CSU is a particular case in German politics. On the federal...
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Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU)
Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) is in Munich, Germany. Duke Ludwig IX the Wealthy of Bavaria-Landshut founded the university in Ingolstadt in...
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