Category: Culture & Etiquette

Good Day!

Making generalizations about any society is difficult, but if you are a newcomer in Germany you will likely notice many small and seemingly large cultural differences.

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German Cuisine

One of the more flavorful aspects of German culture is its cuisine. It is often all to easy to fall back to the familiar … particularly when it comes to food.

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Christmas Markets

One of the most impressive and lively variations of the Straßenfest is the Weihnachtsmarkt or Christkindelmarkt (Christmas market).

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Street Festivals

Another favorite way for Germans to amuse themselves is the Straßenfest (street or block party). These are pleasant events organized and sponsored by local governments and local businesses.

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Sports Clubs

As is true of most nations, more people in Germany tend to be fascinated by sports than there are active participants. Armchair experts abound, with the airwaves full of sports shows, sports reports, and live broadcasts of sporting events.

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