Berlin To Begin Taxing Tourists For Bringing Their Dog On Overnight Stays

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On January 1st of this year, the city of Berlin began charging a five percent tax on hotel rooms, hoping to bring in an expected €25 million a year extra for the city.  The new charge has already sparked some outrage among smaller hotels, but some new changes planned might just …

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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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German and Czech Researchers Discover Poop Compass In Dogs

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Have you noticed that your dog prefers to relieve itself while facing a certain direction? Apparently it isn’t the view that is attracting your furry canine. Instead, it appears that dogs will do their business along a north-south axis based on their own internal compass. A team of ten German …

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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