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Understanding German culture

Rules and habits that will help you understand your hosts.

The First Day of School in Germany

The German School Cone, Schultüte, or Zuckertuete  (sugar bag) is an enchanting custom that originated in the early 19th century in the easternRead more

 
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White Asparagus Season in Germany

This post is shared courtesy of Francine McKenna Autumn in Germany means Apple and Grape harvests, and Spring the eagerly anticipatedRead more

 
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Germany’s House Cleaning Culture

This post is shared courtesy of Francine McKenna Germany and German speaking countries have a well deserved image of being aRead more

 
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The Bird’s Wedding, Vogelhochzeit – SorbTradition

This post is shared courtesy of Francine McKenna In January “The Magpie Takes a Husband” in Lausitz, a small area inRead more

 
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Advent Wreaths and an Advent in Germany

This post is shared courtesy of Francine McKenna Enchantment is everywhere during a German Advent and Weihnachten. There is commercial hypeRead more

 
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Weihnachtsmaerkte, Germany’s Christmas Markets

Germany’s cities, towns and villages take on a magical air during Advent. The traditional outdoor Weihnachtsmaerkte, Christmas Markets, can be atRead more

 
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