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Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden
The Dresden State Art Collections, officially the Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden, comprises 14 distinct museums owned and maintained by the Free...
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Über Integrationskurse - German Integration Courses
Everybody is talking about immigration, refugees, whether they are allowed to stay or even who is allowed and who not. But what’s next? What...
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Lost passport - what to do and where to go?
To add to the already stressful situation of a lost passport, you may not know what to do when you lose it in another country. Admittedly, there...
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Driving in Germany: 5 Things you didn't know
Germany is known for its automobile-loving culture. From prestige cars like Porsche to the everyman's Volkswagen, the Germans have claimed their...
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How to Understand German Faster
What You Need to Know to Understand German Faster: when you decide to learn German, you want to make a little bit of progress every day. But...
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Banking, Money and Insurances in Germany
Germany is the largest economy in Europe, one of the Top 5 economies in the world and home to the banking metropolis Frankfurt. But even on a...
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Alfred Wegener - The Theory of Continental Drift
During an early summer after-concert party at Carnegie Hall in 1971, a clearly relieved Carole King, riding an emotional high after the successful...
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Angela Merkel - The last Defender of the Free World
Four more years. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that she is going to run for another term in office heading into 2017 and the upcoming...
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The best way to travel in Germany between cities
Germany has many beautiful places worth visiting. But besides the beauty of the country, it is also one of the largest in the European Union. So...
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Christmas in Germany and German Traditions
There are a few similarities between American traditions, at the least, and German traditions for Christmas. However, even though in both the...
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Peinlich und blamiert - Embarrassment in Germany
When you first arrive in Germany, you might think that we are totally immune to embarrassment. There are crazy events like carnival, nakedness in...
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German Institute for Standardization: German Technology and DIN-Norm
Everything has its rules in Germany. It is not only a standard cliché but also true in many cases – especially when you take a look...
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