About Nicolette Stewart

Nicolette Stewart is a freelance writer based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She discusses books at www.bookpunks.com and life in Germany and tiny houses at www.clickclackgorilla.com. Find her on Twitter @bookpunks

The Week in Germany: The First Week of 2016

Spoonfuls of Germany "However, since I stumbled into writing Spoonfuls of Germany, the book that is, which first came out in 2004 and was recently released as an ebook, German food has taken the role of the German cultural ambassador in our family. My husband and children don’t speak more than a few words of [...]

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Wordless Wednesday: Welcome to 2016

Photo (c) dpa/Patrick Pleul

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The First Day of Christmas

As many Germans are celebrating the first day of Christmas today, we wanted to wish you all a happy holiday, whatever you celebrate, and share some adorable Christmas horses: Horses at a Berlin Christmas Market. Photo copyright dpa/ Jörg Carstensen

By |December 25th, 2015|General, German Culture|Comments Off on The First Day of Christmas

Christmas Eve in Germany

Many German families are celebrating Christmas tonight, so we'll leave you with our well wishes and this gorgeous photo from Berlin: Christmas in Berlin. Photo copyright dpa/Paul Zinken

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My Top Five European Capitals: Number 4

by Sebastian Cuevas Sarajevo Volim te, Sarajevo! Sarajevo is amazing in so many ways. It’s beauty intertwines with its tragedy, and the sight of bullet-ridden facades and lone gravestones standing in green areas against a background of mountains give the city a bittersweet atmosphere difficult to come across in other cities. The city center of [...]

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The Week in Germany: Sauerkraut, Berlin Women, and More Christmas Markets

The Obligatory Christmas Market Posts From every expat blogger everywhere! This week I found posts and pictures on The Backnang Christmas Market on Starting Over in Stuttgart, the Heidelberg Christmas Market on California Globetrotter, the Goettingen Christmas Market on About.com, the Rostock Christmas Experience on About.com, and USA Today had a list of the best [...]

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Wordless Wednesday: The Romantic Heidelberg Christmas Market

Both of today's photos come from our sometimes-guest blogger California Globetrotter. To be featured on Wordless Wednesday, tag your instagram photos with #myyounggermany. Happy holidays! #Heidelberg #weihnachtsmarkt 🎄❣#Germany ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Oooh Heidelberg how I have missed you!! I miss living here but I definitely don't miss the massive crowds of tourists during the Christmas Market season! [...]

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