Category: German society

Fake-News in Germany and their Impact in public

After closely following the course of the US-Election, a couple of new terms entered my vocabulary –...

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Filmmaking in Germany – Let’s go to the Kino!

Part One:  Ante-Third Reich Motion pictures were initially developed in the 1870s by the British American photographer Eadweard...

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The Miracle of Bern – Das Wunder von Bern

When the German national soccer team won the World Cup in 2014, the whole country got on...

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Bud Spencer – The Incarnation of the “Haudrauf-Film”

In the year of 2016, many beloved celebrities have gone, for example, the singer Prince or Lemmy...

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20 German Speaking Celebrities That Will Shock You

When it comes to celebrities speaking foreign languages, German isn’t one of the ones that might immediately...

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The Germanic National Museum – Nürnberg

We’re in the 164th year of this superb museum’s glorious history and, if you want to immerse...

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Löwenzahn – A German National Treasure

Ask any German under 40 about Löwenzahn and chances are they’ll start humming a jolly tune. That...

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Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden

The Dresden State Art Collections, officially the Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden, comprises 14 distinct museums owned and maintained...

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Driving in Germany: 5 Things you didn’t know

Germany is known for its automobile-loving culture. From prestige cars like Porsche to the everyman’s Volkswagen, the...

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Alfred Wegener – The Theory of Continental Drift

During an early summer after-concert party at Carnegie Hall in 1971, a clearly relieved Carole King, riding...

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