Christmas Market and Christkind in Nürnberg

Christmas Market and Christkind in Nürnberg

The story of the Nürnberg Christmas Market and the “Christkind” It presumably originated from a trade fair in the late Middle Ages. The earliest record of this can be found on a small box (from 1628) where an inscription says that it was traded at a “Kindles-Marck”, a...
Fancy a Hike in Heaven – South Tirol

Fancy a Hike in Heaven – South Tirol

With your suitcase packed, this kind of destination awaits you: ‘Südtirol‘, located between Insbruck and Trient (Italy), German-Austrian speaking, picturesque villages with a distinctively Italian flavour and scenery dominated by the Dolomites (UNESCO world...
Carnival Time in Germany

Carnival Time in Germany

Karneval, Fasching, Fastnacht It’s madness, it’s crazy! Let’s get going! “Alaaf – Helau” you chant. Year after year on the 11.11. at 11.11. o’clock Carnival starts and ends on ‘Aschermittwoch’ (Ash Wednesday).  Carnival King and Queen A carnival King...
Boost your Career – learn German

Boost your Career – learn German

Good news for German speakers! German tops the list for highest paid and most in demand languages in the UK in 2016. If you want to advance your career prospects by learning a foreign language, knowing German will earn you a higher salary than French, Arabic or...
Sausages and the Art of Presentation

Sausages and the Art of Presentation

German Sausages – a mouthwatering Choice Germans love sausages, especially popular is a large selection of different types of sausages presented in sliced cuts called “Aufschnitt“: Blutwurst (blood sausage), Gelbwurst (yellow-skinned sausage), Leberkäse...
Starting a business in Germany

Starting a business in Germany

Are you thinking about starting or expanding your business into Germany? – Standort Deutschland (Business Location Germany)? “Germany is the strongest economy in Europe and one of the largest worldwide” Angela Merkel Yes, Germany has a place in the world economy with...