Easter in Germany – The Rabbit, Egg and Ostara

By Francine McKenna on Email

Easter in Germany, Ostern in Deutschland, and a special Easter Bunny joins St. Nicholas and Santa Claus as a holiday gift giver in Germany, Hanni Hase, ‘Hanni Hare’, who for a few weeks every year is inundated with letters sent by children from all over the world. All mailed to Ostereistedt, Easter Egg Town, his …

Photos by George Larcher & SLV

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Spring in Germany

By Francine McKenna on Email

Fruehlingsanfang, the beginning of Spring in Germany, evenings are lighter, days warmer, if only by a few degrees, and travelling by road, rail or river through Germany can be a ‘Aha-Erlebnis’, a wonderful experience. Wild flowers cover meadows and skirt bases of still snow capped mountains, pink and white almond, cherry and …

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Based in Berlin

By Magazin-Deutschland.de on Email

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German capital has seen a surge of artists from the United States and Canada. Detroit’s Daniel Kahn is just the latest prominent artist to make the move. His story illuminates the factors at play in Berlin’s creative transformation.

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Berlin Chic

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She sports a conspicuous tooth gap, doesn’t like walking in high-heels and would thus seem rather unsuitable for an international career on the catwalk: nonetheless Lara Stone is one of the most sought-after models who is attracting many looks this week in Berlin. The 28-year-old blonde beauty from the Netherlands …

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Ben and Mia Become the 2011 Top Baby Names in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German researcher Knud Bielfeld has compiled his popular list of baby names from the last 12 months and Ben and Mia topped the list in Germany.  Bielfeld analyzed 162,943 birth records to make his list, and while he isn’t the only researcher compiling top baby names, his list has become …

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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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Customs and Miscellanea

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Below are some differences between the way things are done in Germany vs the United States.  These little bits of info may help you avoid confusion on your next visit to Germany.  If you have one that we missed, please share it with us in the comments.  I’m sure there …

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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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How Mobile are the Germans?

By Magazin-Deutschland.de on Email

Germany is a land of automobiles. However, the statistics also show that other means of transport are becoming increasingly important. A mobililty market leader is now facing competition: although over 42 million cars are registered in Germany and Germans use their cars for the vast majority of their everyday journeys, …

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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.