Berlinica Giving Away Free eBooks For Advent

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Advent Calendar is a long-standing tradition in Germany that over the years caught on here in the States, and while the chocolate treats are always a favorite, some offer prizes of another nature. Berlinica Publishing has kicked off the season with a new Adventskalender surprise on their Facebook page, and …

Stephen Fuchs
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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Online Advent Calendar By German Embassy Goes Live

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Now that Thanksgiving has past, it is time for the holiday season to get underway.  Of course people and stores have gotten into the holiday spirit before Thanksgiving, but one thing that holds off every year is the longtime tradition of the advent calendar. The advent calendar has been a …

Stephen Fuchs
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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Advent Wreaths and Advent in Germany

By Francine McKenna on Email

The enchantment of Christmas is everywhere during a German Advent and Weihnachten. There is commercial hype, although it is minimal.  These days the traditional seasonal specialties Stollen and Lebkuchen do begin to appear in the stores by October, however the deeply entrenched Christmas traditions, both religious and secular, attached to the celebration of Advent means it is a …

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