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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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 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

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

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