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Working times are becoming more flexible

How Germany works

Working at the office from 9 to 5? That’s a thing of the past. People’s working lives in Germany are much more varied today than they were just 20 or 30 years ago. Here you can discover different work models that exist in Germany alongside traditional full-time employment.

Quiz: German cities

Germany extends over an area of around 357,000 square kilometres and is home to over 82 million people in 16 federal states. Germany’s three largest cities are Berlin, Hamburg and Munich. But do you know which German city is the most expensive? And where in Germany the “World Equestrian Festival” takes place? Test your knowledge now!

What people are drinking in Germany

Aromatic, fruity or dry: the summer in Germany has some very tempting cool drinks that are great in autumn, too. A cool beer maybe? Or the once scorned cold brew coffee? A glimpse inside Germany’s fridges and drinks menus at fashionable restaurants show that experimenting puts you in the mood. Four trends.

Barbecuing is a trend

Barbecue: Playing with fire

The sun is shining. It’s warm – or at least, it’s warm enough. Little pillars of smoke are rising above gardens and parks and originating from balconies and river banks. There’s a delicate smell in the air – spicy and aromatic, dry and woody.

The games Germany plays

The Germans love playing games, and not just on their phones. They enjoy offline games, too – using dice, cards or just their imagination. Among the Germans’ favourite games are classical board games, but also knowledge or strategy games. Here we will show you what the Germans like to play and what the game trends for 2018 look like.