Thursday, 21. November 2019

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Proposed German Autobahn toll angers neighboring countries

The autobahn is about to get a little more expensive. Germany’s government has approved plan to place tolls on the previously free autobahn. Some neighboring countries – such as A...

Not so fast: Germany’s Packaging Waste on the Rise

Germany’s often considered a recycler’s dream. It’s certainty not uncommon to find not just either a “recycling” or “waste” bin in the average German home, but rather a “paper”, “b...

Germany cracks down on fake news

How often do you fact-check news stories? The experts writing this stuff are supposed to know what they’re talking about, right? Well it turns out there are some groups out there ...

Don’t let the cold get you down: Winter hiking in Germany

Winter weather shouldn’t stop you from exploring Germany’s most beautiful landscapes. From the rugged Alpine foothills outside of Munich to the rolling peaks of the Lüneburg H...

Eco-Holidays: Reduce waste with reusable wrapping paper

The holidays are here in full swing and what better time to focus on what we can do to make the world a better place… with less waste. Germany’s packaging waste is on the rise – a...

Wilkommen bei den Hartmanns: puts a bit of comedy into refugee crisis

Wilkommen bei den Hartmanns, translated to "Welcome to the Hartmanns" is the first film to showcase the German refugee situation with humor. With a top cast, abundance of clichés a...

Three ways to move to Germany and be a permanent resident

Ever thought of yourself as a German at heart? Current events have you thinking about packing up and starting somewhere new? Well becoming a German citizen – or being able to stay...

GEMA and YouTube finally reach a deal in Germany

If you’ve tried to listen to your favorite song on YouTube Germany in the past seven years, it’s very likely you’ve been met with a little red TV icon saying: “I’m sorry, due to GE...

More than 25 years after reunification, Germany gets a new wall

In a country famous for the tearing down of walls – quite literally – a new one is being built. Residents of Neuperlach Süd, a suburb of Munich campaigned for the construction of ...

Study in Germany — We’ll tell you why

Ever thought of yourself as someone who would want to study in a new country? New culture, new language, new experience – can it get better than that? How about if you throw in ...

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