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What To Do During Your Layover In Munich

So you have a 10+ hour layover in Munich and want to take in the sights. Never fear! We have a guide for you.

GermanyinUSA 4 years ago

24 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In German Literature

From Goethe to Eschenbach, German authors have captured the imaginations of their readers for centuries. Here are a few of their most beautiful lines.

GermanyinUSA 4 years ago

Ten Of The Best German Car Commercials

Not only is Germany famous for it's awesome car companies, but also for awesome car commercials. Nothing says brilliant advertising like racecar drivers and Star Wars. Since the Detroit Auto Show is still going on, here is a look back at some of the best cars, and ads, from Germany!

GermanyinUSA 4 years ago

Ten Great Places For Winter Sports In Germany

Germany is home to gold medal skiers and bobsledders, so it seems only right that it have fantastic places for winter sports!

GermanyinUSA 4 years ago

Vote For The 2014 German Word Of The Year!

Every Friday, the German Embassy publishes the Word of the Week. Here is a collection of the favorites from 2014. Be sure to vote for your favorite so we can select the Word of the Year!

GermanyinUSA 4 years ago

16 Christmas Markets In Germany To Awaken Your Christmas Spirit

Around 85 million people visited German Christmas Markets in Germany last year. That is a LOT of Glühwein. Here are our picks for the best markets in all sixteen federal states!

GermanyinUSA 4 years ago

9 Of The Most Magical German Christmas Markets Across The U.S.

Okay, so not all of us have the luxury of visiting Dresden or Nuremberg this winter to attend one of their amazing Christmas markets. Here are a few stops you can make in the US instead!

GermanyinUSA 4 years ago

Mouth-Watering German Christmas Traditions We Can't Live Without

Because it just doesn't taste like Christmas without Goose, Carp, and Glühwein!

GermanyinUSA 4 years ago

11 Items That Will Give You A Taste Of Ostalgie

"Ostalgie" is a special kind of nostalgia. In the US, some people collect old soda and gas station signs or old cars. All over the world there are also people who collect old relics from the former East Germany. Trabis, GDR signs, East German food, TV shows - all are examples of Ostalgie.

GermanyinUSA 4 years ago

13 Moving Photos From November 9, 1989

The events that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 were nothing short of astonishing for onlookers around the world. For those living in Berlin, everything seemed to change overnight, though the actual reunification process was slow. Here are a few images from the night of November 9 and the days that followed.

GermanyinUSA 4 years ago

Where In The World Is The Berlin Wall?

The Berlin Wall fell in 1989, but segments still remain. From Australia to South Korea to California, the Wall remains a symbol of broken bonds and freedom for many. Nowadays, people pass by these monuments without a second glance, but it is important to remember the days that led up to November 9, 1989.

GermanyinUSA 4 years ago

9 German Sports That Make You Scratch Your Head

Some sports, like volleyball and wrestling, are intuitively understood. Some, like long distance broom throwing and mud biking, are not.

GermanyinUSA 5 years ago

Fun Facts About The German Energiewende

Some of you may have heard of the “Energiewende” in Germany. The energy transition is all about clean, green and safe energy. Electromobility, ultra-efficient grids and moving away from nuclear power are all essential points of the Energiewende project. Here are a few more fun facts about Germany’s energy goals.

GermanyinUSA 5 years ago

German Phrases That Make No Sense In English

Having a pig? Horses vomiting? Making like Franz? What does it all mean?!

GermanyinUSA 5 years ago

Top Ten Oktoberfest Celebrations Around The World

Because everyone should have a chance to celebrate Oktoberfest.

GermanyinUSA 5 years ago

12 Questions Germans Have For Their American Friends

Germans love visiting the US, but are often confused by some of the Americans' quirky customs.

GermanyinUSA 5 years ago

Beer: A Tour Through Germany's Best-Loved Brews

With Oktoberfest right around the corner, it seems only fitting that we offer visitors to Germany a few tips on things to see. Since you are there for Oktoberfest, we know the one thing you can't get enough of: Beer.

GermanyinUSA 5 years ago

Germany Is Basically A Grimm Fairy Tale

Germany is the home of many of the "original" fairy tales. It seems only fair, then, that the country look like a fairytale as well.

GermanyinUSA 5 years ago

12 English Words That Germans Get Wrong

German is a beautiful language, but sometimes it doesn't have the exact word you are looking for. Many Germans use English words to supplement this language deficit, and many more use those English words incorrectly.

GermanyinUSA 5 years ago

Ten Everyday Words You Didn't Know Were German

You use German words every day! Not always correctly, but bonus points for trying!

GermanyinUSA 5 years ago