Thursday, 25. August 2016

FerryHouse – English Version

Do you know these 8 facts about the Autobahn?

Think you’re an Autobahn expert? Check out eight things about one of the world’s most famous roadways you may have never known before (via the Local). 1. Germany’s love affair with speed goes waaaaay...

New study: Immigrants created more than 1.3 million jobs in 2014

The influx of migrants and refugees into Germany has been on the forefront of political and national discussion for nearly two years. The topic of employment, specifically training and finding jobs fo...

New German law could suspend license for traffic offenders

The German Autobahn is known all over the world as the place where your speed reaches no limits. You can blissfully race by at over 200 km per hour without the fear of flashing lights illuminating you...

German Pinot Noir: A comparable alternative to Burgundy?

Did you know Germany is the world’s third largest producer of Pinot Noir? Known auf Deutsch as spätburgunder, these savory and silky reds are making their mark as a serious alternative to the French B...

What to expect at a German grill party

Summer season in Germany means grill parties, grill parties and more grill parties! If you’ve never had the chance to experience a real German grill, you may be surprised that they don’t throw typ...

5 Quant little German villages to visit

Visitors in Germany usually opt for the big, exciting cities like Berlin, Munich or Hamburg. But going beyond the urban borders, one may find a treasure chest of hidden gems. Cozy little medieval vill...

The case for community supported agriculture in Germany and abroad

Food scares from bacteria outbreak. The emergence of new and stronger antibiotic resistant “superbugs”. Dissatisfaction with food taste and quality. A lack of transparency between farmer and consume...

A modern pilgramage: German state launches Martin Luther app

With the recent establishment of “Godspots”—making Berlin and Brandenburg churches into WiFi hotspots—we got our first inkling of the churches trying to connect to the younger generation, and more dee...

Glamping: a new trend for luxurious nature lovers

Ahhh, camping. The activity that brings you closer to nature. Childhood memories of weekend campouts evoke images of beautiful sunrises, late-night cookouts, and, naturally, a little peeing in the woo...

Study: Germany’s welcome culture may be coming an end

A new study recently revealed that the Germany’s Wilkommenskultur or Welcome Culture might be coming to an end. Study results: “Refugees Welcome” may be coming to an end The study conducted by the...

Lidl to sell GM-free milk

German low-cost supermarket Lidl is the first chain to get an official “GM-free” certification for its own-brand milk. The consumer dilemma  On average, German consumers spend roughly 14% of the...

Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie: “We’re on the home stretch”

The curtains may finally close on the epic project of constructing Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie. On June 30th, the construction company Hochtief turned over the keys of the infamous concert hall to t...