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Top 10 German foods – with recipes

Top 10 German foods – with recipes

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Each German region has its own specialty dishes plus regional variations of top German cuisine. Here are 10 top German foods you have to try, recipes included.

30 interesting facts about Germany

30 interesting facts about Germany

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Test your German knowledge with these top 30 German facts – did you know a German invented the calculator and that Berlin has more bridges than Venice?

Top festivals in Germany 2016

Top festivals in Germany 2016

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

Public holidays in Germany 2016

Public holidays in Germany 2016

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Here is a list of public holidays in Germany 2016, plus regional holidays, daylight savings, school holidays, Mother's and Father's Days and other important dates in the German calendar.

German social security and claiming your benefits

German social security and claiming your benefits

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Find out how much you pay to German social security, and what benefits you can claim: healthcare, maternity and child allowances, unemployment benefits, a German pension and accident insurance.

Driving and parking in Germany

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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.

The main political parties in Germany

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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.

Rick Steves: Books and films about Germany

Rick Steves: Books and films about Germany

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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

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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

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The facts on transportation in Germany.

Germany facts: Communications

Germany facts: Communications

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The facts on communications in Germany.

Germany facts: Economy

Germany facts: Economy

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The facts on the economy in Germany.

Germany facts: Government

Germany facts: Government

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The facts on the government of Germany.

Germany facts: Geography, people and society

Germany facts: Geography, people and society

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

Germany: A brief history

Germany: A brief history

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A brief introduction to the history of Germany.

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