The Döner: Germany’s Meal On-the-Go

By Matthias Knobloch on Email

The döner has become Germany’s typical choice for fast food. One can find a “Dönerbude” (equivalent to Hot Dog stand) in nearly every city in Germany. This delicious and nutritious meal is inexpensive and fills you up. Erfurt, Germany at Midnight: An unmistakable smell leads us to my favorite Turkish …

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Das Nachwuchsdilemma

By Matthias Knobloch on Email

Die Geburtenrate in den USA ist höher als in anderen Europäischen Laendern. Bezahlten Mutterschutz  gibt es in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika nicht – zumindest keinen gesetzlich vorgeschriebenen. Viele Mütter müssen kurz nach der Geburt ihres Kindes sofort wieder an den Arbeitsplatz. Nur warum haben die US-Amerikaner im Mittel mehr …

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The Baby Dilemma

By Matthias Knobloch on Email

The birth rate in the United States is higher than in many European countries. Paid maternity leave is not guaranteed by US law and unlike other countries, the government generally does not support families just because they have children. Many mothers have to go back to work shortly after they …

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Schrebergarten

By Corinna Bienger on Email

If you want happiness for a day, drink a glass of good wine. If you want happiness for a year, build yourself a house. If you want happiness for a lifetime, plant yourself a garden. (Chinese Proverb) Kleingärten, or allotment gardens, are fenced in parcels of land, which are managed …

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Looking for the German Experience Close to Home

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A large part of getting connected to your German heritage is to experience it first hand as much as you can.  While most of us cannot afford to fly to Germany whenever we feel like getting the German experience, we find ourselves looking to find cheaper and more local ways …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Wonderful World of the Forest

By Magazin-Deutschland.de on Email

By Reinhard Osteroth /// Germany is a land of forests. A third of this densely populated industrial country is covered by woodland. There is 11.1 million hectares or almost 43,000 square miles of it – an area that has remained constant since the beginning of the 16th century. Hard to …

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With 11 language editions in 180 countries, "Deutschland" magazine is Germany's most international periodical. Deutschland is the magazine for decision-makers outside Germany.

Looking at the Possible AT&T / T-Mobile Merger

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There has been a lot of talk going on about the recently filed lawsuit by the Department of Justice against the possible AT&T / T-Mobile USA merger.  T-Mobile USA is the American division of the Bonn, Germany based Deutsche Telekom.  The main concern being presented by the Department of Justice …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Die Schuleinfuehrung

By Matthias Knobloch on Email

Ein Fest für Kinder, Eltern, Verwandte und Zahnärzte. Eltern, Großeltern, Tanten und Onkels. Alle kommen Sie um diesen speziellen Tag mit dem jüngsten ABC-Schützen aus der Familie zu feiern. Für den Schützling ist es der erste wichtige Schritt auf dem Weg zum erwachsen werden. Das deutsche Schulsystem übernimmt einen Teil …

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The First Day of School

By Matthias Knobloch on Email

A festival for children, relatives, and dentists. Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins – Every family member is invited to share this special day with their young relative. It is the first big step in a child’s life, on their way to becoming a young man or woman. On this day, the …

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Germany’s 17th Bundesland? Well, Almost.

By Corinna Bienger on Email

Dearly beloved by German vacationers, Majorca has a long tradition in the tourist business. Almost one in every five tourists enjoys the sun on this island in the Mediterranean Sea.  No other island is so favored with the Germans. More than 3.5 million Germans spend their vacation on “Malle” every …

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