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Top 10 German foods – with recipes

Top 10 German foods – with recipes

30 September 2013 | 15 comments

Each region of Germany has its own speciality dish and variations of typical German cuisine. Here are our top 10 traditional German foods to try, do-it-yourself recipes included.

30 facts about Germany

30 facts about Germany

22 July 2014 | 4 comments

How well do you know Germany? Here are some interesting facts to get you prepared for life in Germany, or test yourself on your German home.

Top festivals in Germany 2015

Top festivals in Germany 2015

2 January 2015 | 0 comments

O’zapft is! With more than 10,000 German festivals, Germany offers riches of entertainment and marvels to everyone from book lovers to beer drinkers.

Public holidays in Germany 2015

Public holidays in Germany 2015

2 January 2015 | 0 comments

Here is a list of public holidays in Germany for 2015, plus regional holidays, daylight savings, important dates and school holidays.

The main political parties in Germany

The main political parties in Germany

20 March 2013 | 0 comments

From the CDU, SPD and FDP to Germany's Pirate Party, here's a guide on what you need to know to follow German politics.

Driving in Germany

4 January 2013 | 1 comment

Germany is a nation of car enthusiasts, however strict rules apply when driving in Germany and expats may be required to get a German driver's licence.

Rick Steves: Books and films about Germany

4 December 2012 | 1 comment

Moving to Germany? Consider these books and films on Germany to get a feel for Germany past and present.

Crime and the legal system in Germany

Crime and the legal system in Germany

15 November 2012 | 0 comments

Germany is a relatively safe country with the most widespread crimes relating to theft, and increasingly, sports and politically motivated violence.

Germany facts: Transportation

Germany facts: Transportation

9 May 2012 | 0 comments

The facts on transportation in Germany.

Germany facts: Communications

Germany facts: Communications

9 May 2012 | 0 comments

The facts on communications in Germany.

Germany facts: Economy

Germany facts: Economy

9 May 2012 | 0 comments

The facts on the economy in Germany.

Germany facts: Government

Germany facts: Government

2 May 2012 | 0 comments

The facts on the government of Germany.

Germany facts: Geography, people and society

Germany facts: Geography, people and society

2 May 2012 | 0 comments

The facts on the geography, people and society of Germany.

Germany: A brief history

Germany: A brief history

2 May 2012 | 1 comment

A brief introduction to the history of Germany.

Guide to German social security

Guide to German social security

5 March 2012 | 2 comments

Germany's welfare system was once the envy of other nations, but it has been hit by a funding crisis. We set out a guide to the social security in Germany.

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