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All You Need to Know about the Elfter Elfter – Start of Karneval Posted by on Nov 12, 2016

On the Elfter Elfter (eleventh of the eleventh), Carnival officially started around the world, including Germany. But what do Germans even call their Carnival? And what happens on Elfter Elfter? Find out here: 5 things to know! 1. Different names for the same Whether you call it Carnival or Mardi Gras – you mean the same thing…

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Was passiert in Deutschland? – What’s up in Germany? Posted by on Feb 13, 2013

Although there is no top news from Germany these days, I want to give you an overview of what is happening over here and what people have to deal with. Mixed with a little vocabulary training, this should help you to be up to date considering German affairs. Benedikt  XVI. tritt zurück (resigns). Although this…

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