German parents face fines for starting vacation early

German Parents Taking Kids on Early Vacations Are Being Taught an Expensive Lesson

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In America, it is standard practice for parents to excuse their children from school for anything from an early start on vacation to something as menial as staying out late for a concert, but parents in Germany don’t get such an easy pass. With warmer weather arriving and vacation season …

Sources: Der Spiegel

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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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Germany’s Tropical Islands Brings A Summer Vacation To Visitors 365 Days A Year

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany may be having one of their coldest few months in a long time and above average snowfall, but that doesn’t stop residents and tourists from enjoying the warm and sunny weather of the Tropical Islands.  You’re probably scratching your head thinking “when did Germany become a tropical zone”, but there …

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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Germans and Their Well Deserved Vacation

By Matthias Knobloch on Email

America is the land of entrepreneurs and hard-working business people. “Rags to riches” is the American way, after all. Stories of companies that started their success with nothing but know-how and a great amount of puritan work ethic are pervasive both inside and outside of the United States and the …

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