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Strangely wonderful and wonderfully strange

Peter Grimmer recalls the childhood sights, smells and sounds that made Speyer his special place.

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Celebrity beasts do the business

Celebrity beasts do the business

A cult of celebrity animals, not all of them cuddly, has worked wonders for Germany’s zoos.

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Mad about the Land!

Root vegetables are all the rage in Germany’s fashionably unfashionable new magazines, says Susanne Pleines.

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If it could pop-up, it would!

If it could pop-up, it would!

Entertaining, informative and heavily illustrated, ‘Deutschland verstehen’ is an ideal Christmas present for the German(ophile)

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The Christmas markets are open for business

The Christmas markets are open for business

They’re everywhere, they’re gorgeous, and they’re definitely worth the experience.

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Let the train take the strain

Emily Morrison from Railbookers outlines some compelling reasons for travelling to Germany by train.

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Are Germans right to distrust social media?

Are Germans right to distrust social media?

Figures show that the nation is cautious when it comes to Facebook and Twitter.

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Twenty of the best German novels

Twenty of the best German novels

A selection from two bloggers who are hosting their second-ever German Literature Month online.

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Andrew Eames

New flights for winter

Little known airline OLT-Express gives the London-Dresden route a go, but from Southend.

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Andrew Eames

Austria’s huts are outposts of Germany

How Germany’s hiking community has been unrolling its beach-towels in the Austrian Alps.

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