Opening of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2016

Wordless Wednesday King Willem-Alexander of Holland and King Philippe of Belgium join the opening celebration of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 on October 18th. Learn more here: frankfurt2016.com King Willem-Alexander of Holland and King Philippe of Belgium join the opening celebration of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 on October 18th, photo: Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Wordless Wednesday Photo Series|Comments Off on Opening of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2016

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

At the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair: Day Two

Frankfurt Book Fair 2015. Photo copyright Nicolette Stewart How many kilometers have I walked in the past two days? More than I would probably believe. Just exploring one hall at the Frankfurt Book Fair would fill a day's Fitbit, I'm sure of it. And I walked three. Excuse me while I go take [...]

By | October 15th, 2015|Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt Book Fair|Comments Off on At the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair: Day Two

At the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair: Day One

Today we have quite a few photos to share, but they won't be wordless (tune in again next Wednesday for your usual Wordless Wednesday post). In fact, every single one of the pictures we want to show you today is all about words. Words, printed on paper, and on display at the Frankfurt Book Fair [...]

By | October 14th, 2015|Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt Book Fair|Comments Off on At the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair: Day One

The Week in Germany: Exploring and Celebrating

Exploring Germany Thanks to Stadtkind Frankfurt I discovered a lovely series of videos made by Germany Tourism to share with you this week. Explore German cities via youtube; wish you could visit them all. Celebrating 25 Years of German Unity First you need to go enter the giveaway for one of Ottmar Hörl's Einheitsmännchen. Then [...]

By | October 2nd, 2015|General|Comments Off on The Week in Germany: Exploring and Celebrating

The Week in Germany: Travels, Art, and Oktoberfest

Ampelmännchen at the Frankfurt Römer. Photo copyright Nicolette Stewart The Ampelmännchen are invading... These little green (and red and black and yellow) guys have taken over the Frankfurt Römer. And deutschland.de is giving away three of them. Take home some contemporary German art. For real. Oktoberfest is on. And in case you didn't [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|General, German Culture|Comments Off on The Week in Germany: Travels, Art, and Oktoberfest