Archive for October, 2009

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Is There A German Halloween? Not In October!

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Marketing forces may be trying to create a German Halloween, but it’s not a traditional German holiday. Instead, look for pumpkin festivals or harvest events.

Visions Of Germany In Literature: John Le Carré

Monday, October 19th, 2009

John Le Carré wrote a number of best sellers set in Germany that don’t paint a flattering or true picture of the country. Come visit Germany for yourself to learn how the reality is different from the books and films.

Fall Wines In Germany — Step Up For The Spätlese

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Spätlese is the semi-sweet German wine harvested about two weeks after the regular harvest. While Rieslings may be more famous, Spätlese is a delicious and uniquely German innovation.

Have You Taken A Swim In Berlin’s Bathtub?

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Usedom is a popular retreat for German’s in the know about their beaches. With pristine white sand and an affordable price tag, it has become so popular with Berliners they’ve called it their bathtub.

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