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Three Festive German Hot Drinks Posted by on Nov 30, 2020

Next week is already December and as the months get colder I crave for some festive drinks! Here are three festive hot drinks that you will typically find in German Christmas markets or at home during the festive period. Glühwein – Mulled Wine The most well-known drink for the hot months is Glühwein. This is…

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German Words For All Seasons Posted by on Jul 4, 2018

Guten Tag! So if you’re not already aware, German is full of amazing words for concepts we would need several words to describe in English. This is because of the German language’s ability to create compound nouns. Today I’d like to show you a few words for concepts that do exist in English, but which…

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A Unique German Way To Say It’s Snowing Posted by on Feb 7, 2018

Guten Tag! Is it snowing where you live? For me, there’s nothing better than that moment of seeing snow outside and exclaiming Es schneit! to whoever will listen. Today I’d like to give you a very different way of saying ‘It’s snowing’ in German. Frau Holle schüttelt ihre Betten aus A unique way of saying…

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German Vocabulary For Autumn Posted by on Sep 28, 2016

Hallo! As my favourite season is upon is (Herbst – autumn) I decided there would be nothing better than a little post on all things Herbst in German.     Herbstwetter (autumn weather) is beautiful. It’s kühl (cool) outside, often windig (windy) but nevertheless nice and sonnig (sunny). At times it can be rather regnerisch…

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Skigebiete in Deutschland – Skiing regions in Germany Posted by on Jan 27, 2011

Down from approximately the middle, Germany is a pretty hügeliges (hilly) country. There are some Mittelgebirge (low mountain ranges) and close to the southern boarder, Germany joins the European alps.

Springtime Posted by on Apr 23, 2010

As every year, the winter seemed to be endlos (endless) and harsh. In fact, it was a very cold winter this time with many extreme situations like frozen rivers (no more traffic), endless Staus (traffic jams) with countless accidents, homeless people freezing…

Winter week in Österreich (Austria) Posted by on Feb 9, 2010

For our winter holiday, my family and I passed a week in Österreich which is situated just next to the south of Germany. The Region (region, area) we’ve been to is called “Vorarlberg”. We lived in a Bauernhaus (farmhouse) which is over 300 Jahre (years) old!  Right out of the window there´s an exceptional view…

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