Trends on the plate: sustainable food, homemade food, but also “ultra-local” products are becoming important. Furthermore, street food events and food trucks conquer increasing numbers of German cities.
In 2017 we celebrate 200 years of the bicycle: on 12th June 1817 Karl Drais became the first person ever to use a dandy horse or “draisine”, riding it through the streets of Mannheim. In Germany, more and more people are using their bikes – in this article you can learn everything about Karl Drais‘ invention and Germany as the land of bicycles.
Our current text deals with Martin Luther and the anniversary of the Reformation which will mark 500 years in 2017. The Reformation did not only have religious consequences. It changed German society. What you should know about the Reformation and its impact.
Modern cities, magical landscapes, places of stillness or great enjoyment: As part of our photo competition “My favourite place in Germany”, we asked Germany-Alumni to tell us about the places that they grew to love and appreciate in Germany.