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German Star Wars Quotes for May the Fourth! Happy Krieg der Sterne Day!

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  Krieg der Sterne “May the Force be with you”… what does that have to do with Germany? not a whole lot. Still, love for Star Wars or Krieg der Sterne, is pretty universal (literally UNIVERSAL), and as we celebrate Star Wars Day, May the Fourth (get it?) I thought it would be fun to […]

The Pied Piper of Hamelin Story- An 800 Year Mystery Wrapped in a Fairy Tale

Biergarten Cookbook Traditional Bavarian Recipes with a Modern Twist

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Biergarten Cookbook Visit any Bavarian Biergarten  during the Summer, and you will see people enjoying the mild weather with a Maß of beer and food. But this isn’t an ordinary picnic… you won’t find plain old ham sandwiches and potato chips… Out of baskets and coolers come fresh Salads, grilled Sausages, a variety of dips, […]

German Language Schools in America For Kids and Teens

The House By the Lake by Thomas Harding- History that Reads like a Novel!

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  The House by the Lake by Thomas Harding: One House, Five Families, and a Hundred Years of German History Lately I’ve been spending a lot of time reading books I would have avoided a few years ago… books about Germany in the 20th century. The emotional toll was just too high. But, despite my […]

The Pied Piper of Hamelin Story- An 800 Year Mystery Wrapped in a Fairy Tale

Traditional Couture; Folkloric High Fashion in Germany- Amazing Pictures of German Clothes

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Traditional Couture: Folkloric Heritage Costumes Earlier this year I shared the story of how I bought my first “dirndl” or tracht. Because my family is not Bavarian, I didn’t want to buy a Traditional Dirndl. Instead, I hoped to find something that would reflect the region my family came from in Germany, while still maintaining […]

Where to Buy Great Looking, High Quality German Sandals for Women

The Hangman’s Daughter Book Review- A Mystery Set in Medieval Germany

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 The Hangman’s Daughter (Hangman’s Daughter Tales) I finally have the chance to write a The Hangman’s Daughter book review. I stumbled across the book by Oliver Pötzsch  a while ago, and put it on my shelf. I’m always intrigued by the books from Germany that get translated and become bestsellers in the US. On my way to the […]

The Shortest History of Germany – A Book Review

German Easter Story Books For Kids- Perfect for Easter Baskets!

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Anna hilft dem Osterhasen: Ein Osterbilderbuch für Kinder (Anna und ihre Freunde) (Volume 2) (German Edition) Cute German Easter Story Books for kids are a nice (non-edible and non-messy) addition to the Easter Basket. The stories can be read over and over, long after the chocolate and candies have been eaten. Most of these Easter […]

The Pied Piper of Hamelin Story- An 800 Year Mystery Wrapped in a Fairy Tale