Sharing and Exchanging: 180 Seconds in Hamburg

St. Pauli has not only the Reeperbahn and its dives and red-light bars; it also has fruit and vegetables. They are planted, harvested, prepared and eaten communally at the Garden Deck. The community gardeners want the Garden Deck to be seen as a social sculpture, as a place where the most diverse people meet. [...]

By |November 6th, 2015|#180sec|Comments Off on Sharing and Exchanging: 180 Seconds in Hamburg

Welcome to Hamburg: The Migrant Expats Show You the Hansestadt

Every week on the Young Germany Instagram account we feature a different expat in a different German city. Last week we got to know Hamburg via The Migrant Expats. Check out some of their most popular photos and follow us on Instagram to get to know Frankfurt a little better this week! The seagulls at [...]

By |August 25th, 2015|Expat Life, General, Hamburg, Living in Germany, Travel in Germany|Comments Off on Welcome to Hamburg: The Migrant Expats Show You the Hansestadt

With One Another – Against One Another: 180 Seconds Hamburg

In Hamburg live about 1,200 homeless people. For many it is difficult to reintegrate themselves into society. But in the centre of Hamburg there is a place of solidarity: the editorial office of “Hinz&Kunzt”, one of the first German street newspapers. Over 4,000 homeless people sell the newspaper in the streets and the Underground. One [...]

By |June 24th, 2015|#180sec|Comments Off on With One Another – Against One Another: 180 Seconds Hamburg

Hamburg in 180sec

On the River Elbe, we meet René Batistil. René was a seaman and tells us, in “180 Seconds Hamburg”, why his homeland is neither Germany nor his birthplace, the Philippines: because his homeland is the sea. And when he can no longer go to sea, then it will be at the Hamburg Sailors’ Home where [...]

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Wordless Wednesday: A Ship Comes into Hamburg

Freedom of the Seas an den Landungsbrücken (Bild: Wikimedia Commons - Torsten Bolten - Creative Commons )

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Travel Germany: Hamburg in a Weekend

by Vanessa Abel Hamburger-a-gogo So, here is a round-up of everything to do in Hamburg. The only thing we didn’t find is cheesecake that’s worth writing about… I guess we will have to go again ;) If you can manage to time it right and get to Hamburg for the Hafenfest you are in for [...]

By |September 22nd, 2014|General, Hamburg, Living in Germany, Travel in Germany|1 Comment

Wordless Wednesday: Hamburger Dom

Hamburger Dom is the largest public festival in northern Germany. It takes place three times each year. Photo copyright dpa

By |August 27th, 2014|General, German Culture, Hamburg|1 Comment