The Week in Germany: At a Loss for Words

Germany mourns with France Photos of Berlin memorials from Der Irische Berliner Don't take Paris out on refugees: defence chief Photo gallery: Anger and sadness Wir sind alle Pariser.  

By | November 18th, 2015|Current Events, General|Comments Off on The Week in Germany: At a Loss for Words

The 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair: Costumes on Sunday

The final day of the Frankfurt Book Fair is also the most colorful. With a cosplay competition on Sunday afternoon, the Fair fills with people in incredible costumes, giving the scene a comic-con vibe. From the princesses of Frozen to Pokemon to comic book heroes to evening wear made from the pages of books, it [...]

By | October 20th, 2015|Current Events, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt Book Fair|Comments Off on The 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair: Costumes on Sunday

Wordless Wednesday: A Street in Flensburg

Flooded streets in Flensburg this week thanks to summer storms. Photo copyright Benjamin Nolte/dpa

By | July 29th, 2015|Current Events, General|Comments Off on Wordless Wednesday: A Street in Flensburg

The Week in Germany: Berlin, Rabbits, Music

The dog days of summer. Photo copyright Karl-Josef Hildenbrand, dpa So is Berlin in or out this week? "Berlin became the place to be. Old-school Berliners were bewildered and, I must admit, I didn’t join in the raging aggressiveness towards every single change, I was a bit worried. The city, at least to me, [...]

By | July 24th, 2015|Current Events|Comments Off on The Week in Germany: Berlin, Rabbits, Music

The Week in Germany: Expat Life, Getting a Job at a Start-Up, Studying in Germany

The dog days of summer. Photo copyright Karl-Josef Hildenbrand, dpa Expat life: Going "home" for the holidays is stressful As in, going on a trip to visit all of your family at breakneck speed is not a holiday. "Going home* (i.e. going to our birth countries) is important to us to reconnect with [...]

By | July 17th, 2015|Current Events, General, German Culture|Comments Off on The Week in Germany: Expat Life, Getting a Job at a Start-Up, Studying in Germany

Wordless Wednesday: The Euro Is Broken

Frankfurt's Euro Monument is under repair. Photo copyright Boris Roessler/dpa

By | July 15th, 2015|Current Events, General, German Culture|Comments Off on Wordless Wednesday: The Euro Is Broken

The Week in Germany: German Unis, Berlin, and Northern Summers

The dog days of summer. Photo copyright Karl-Josef Hildenbrand, dpa Berlin Berlin and Berlin I Heart Berlin has put together a list of Berlin's lakes for all those melting in the heat wave who want to cool off with a dip int he water. They also put together a post with photos from [...]

By | July 10th, 2015|Current Events, General|Comments Off on The Week in Germany: German Unis, Berlin, and Northern Summers