The German Way & More Language and Culture in Austria, Germany and Switzerland
- Realities of the Energy Crisis in Europe and How to Stay Warm this Winterby Erin "ebe" Porter on November 28, 2022 at 8:11 am
This weekend we held our annual Friendsgiving of Americans abroad (as well as other nationalities) at our home in Berlin, It also marked the first time we turned on the heat this year. This is a game we play every year of waiting til we really can’t stand the cold to finally turn on our The post Realities of the Energy Crisis in Europe and How to Stay Warm this Winter first appeared on The German Way & More.
- From Afri-Cola to Almdudler, Rivella and Beyondby HF on November 14, 2022 at 9:19 am
The World of Germanic Soft Drinks Germany is famous for its beer. But it also has its own non-alcoholic drink brands. There’s an entire world of carbonated fruit and cola drinks in German-speaking Europe that few outsiders have ever tasted. Yes, Coca-Cola and Pepsi still dominate the non-alcoholic beverage market in Europe, just as they The post From Afri-Cola to Almdudler, Rivella and Beyond first appeared on The German Way & More.
- Going to the Doctor in Germanyby Erin "ebe" Porter on October 31, 2022 at 7:33 am
I recently spent a week semi-anxiously waiting tests results from my doctor. They had told me it was going to be 4 or 5 days (business days) and the test was on a Tuesday, so I kept an ear out for a ring through Tuesday – just to be safe. On Wednesday I assumed I The post Going to the Doctor in Germany first appeared on The German Way & More.
- The Crazy Bavarian and Kauai’s Russian Fortby HF on October 17, 2022 at 7:07 am
Germans, Baltic Germans, and Native Hawaiians So how many German connections for a so-called Russian Fort on the Hawaiian island of Kauai could there be? More than you might expect. We’ll start with a Bavarian/Franconian physician and adventurer named Georg Anton Aloysius Schäffer (1779-1836), who was employed by the Alaska-based Russian-American Company. In that capacity, The post The Crazy Bavarian and Kauai’s Russian Fort first appeared on The German Way & More.
- How to Celebrate German Unity Dayby Erin "ebe" Porter on October 3, 2022 at 7:34 am
Today is a national holiday in Germany, Tag der Deutschen Einheit or German Unity Day. Like every year, I feel it is almost forgotten until it is upon us. It honors the fall of the Berlin Wall and the rejoining of East to West Germany. So it is strange that a day commemorating such an The post How to Celebrate German Unity Day first appeared on The German Way & More.
Deutsche Welle: DW.com - Germany Deutsche Welle: DW.com - Germany
- Germany: 49-euro ticket expected to launch in spring 2023on December 9, 2022 at 12:22 am
A dispute over who would cover excess costs had stalled the implementation of Germany's subsidized rail program. The ticket is expected to be available as soon as spring 2023.
- RECOMMENDED ― Germany's coalition government led by Olaf Scholz has spent its first year in power mostly in crisis modeon December 8, 2022 at 4:39 pm
The first year of Germany's coalition government of the Social Democrats, Greens and Free Democrats has been shaped by its response to Russia's war against Ukraine. How did they perform? DW has this analysis.
- Donata Hopfen leaves role as DFL bosson December 8, 2022 at 4:31 pm
The German Football League (DFL) is undergoing a change of leadership. The tenure of previous CEO Donata Hopfen has come to an end after barely a year as an interim leadership team takes over.
- More suspects wanted in foiled German coup ploton December 8, 2022 at 3:00 pm
Police are searching for more people connected to the far-right Reichsbürger movement after Germany-wide raids revealed the advanced scale of a plot to overthrow the government.
- Top German court upholds supplementary budget's climate useon December 8, 2022 at 9:50 am
The court ruled that money earmarked for tackling the pandemic can be spent on tackling the climate crisis. The opposition had asked for an injunction while questioning its legality; a wider case will still be heard.