Archive for February, 2012

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Traditional Bavarian Clothing

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Traditional Bavarian clothing (lederhosen and dirndl) can easily be bought online if you know what you’re supposed to purchase.

German News And Events

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

News from and about Germany isn’t always in German. A good number of websites exist that cater to the English-speaking crowd.

Germany, the Land of Poets and Thinkers

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Germany’s writers have won countless Nobel Prizes for Literature, as well as starting new literary trends. Here are some of the best Germany has or had to offer.

Real Football Is Played Outside America

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Many have heard about the Super Bowl, but we Germans, and the rest of the world, play real football (a.k.a. soccer). In Germany, it’s for the coveted DFB Cup or the Champion’s Trophy.

If You Can’t Be German, Eat Like One

Monday, February 6th, 2012

The Rhineland region of Germany offers a variety of dishes including Sauerbraten, fried potatoes, donuts, and fruit cake.

The Hidden Groundhog Connection In Germany’s Candelmas

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

The North American holiday of Groundhog’s Day is a holiday that can trace its origins back to medieval pagan festivals of the Gaelic and Celtic peoples and brought to America by German immigrants.

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