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Dec 04, 2019

Topped German apple cake - Recipe for this well-loved cake

We have various types of German apple cake and recipes abound. Here's one for a gedeckter Apfelkuchen (covered apple cake)

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Nov 30, 2019

German Apple Strudel Recipe - Delicious Apfelstrudel

Apple strudel is associated with the Austrian cuisine, but it has a long tradition in southern Germany as well. Apfelstrudel is one of the most enjoyed German desserts.

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Nov 23, 2019

New Year's Eve in Germany - Facts & Customs about Silvester

Find out how we celebrate New Year's Eve in Germany.

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Nov 22, 2019

German Currency - The Euro is German Money

The German currency is the Euro, the same as in 18 other European countries. Where to exchange foreign currencies? Credit card or cash while travelling in Germany?

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Nov 18, 2019

Vanillekipferl - Almond Crescents - Easy Christmas Cookie Recipe

Vanillekipferl are all-time favourite, traditional German Christmas cookies. Test my Almond Crescents recipe, you'll agree, it is an easy German cookie recipe.

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Nov 17, 2019

German Zimtsterne Recipe - Cinnamon Stars - Christmas Cookies

Zimtsterne (cinnamon stars) are the most traditional German Christmas cookies. It is hard to imagine Weihnachten without this delicious treat.

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Nov 15, 2019

German Stollen Recipe & Facts - Quarkstollen Recipe

You can argue whether the Christmas stollen recipe with curd cheese called Quarkstollen, or a yeast stollen, based on the original Dresdner Christstollen, is the better German Christmas cake.

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Nov 14, 2019

Christmas traditions in Germany - Advent Facts & Traditions

Favourite Christmas traditions in Germany include visits to Christmas markets, baking yummy cookies, and decorating the home. But there are more traditonal Christmas customs that make December a very special time of the year.

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Nov 10, 2019

Cologne Christmas Markets 2019 - Facts and Christmas Tours

Planning a visit to the Cologne Christmas market? You have the choice of seven different Christmas markets to explore in Cologne. That's worth the journey, so why don't see them all?

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Nov 10, 2019

Facts about Frankfurt Christmas Market 2019

Frankfurt Christmas market is one of the most beautiful in Hessen, and one of the oldest markets in Germany. Visit Frankfurt for an enchanting Christmas experience

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Nov 06, 2019

Guide to German Christmas Markets - Facts & tips for your visit

Experience the magic of German Christmas markets, the unique and enchanting markets are held in nearly every town and city.

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Nov 04, 2019

Tips for the best private guided trips and tours in Germany

Are you looking for guided trips and tours in Germany? Customise your trip with your personal driver and guide.

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Nov 02, 2019

German Butter Cookies Recipe for Christmas

The result of my butter cookies recipe is tempting. Crisp and smooth, these German Christmas cookies melt in your mouth

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Oct 25, 2019

Authentic German Christmas Cookies - Facts and traditional recipes

Authentic German Christmas cookies belong to the festive season. Learn about my favourite Weihnachtsplätzchen and recipes from my family.

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Oct 21, 2019

Frankenstein Castle Facts - Halloween in Germany

Frankenstein Castle is said to be spooky. It used to be an ordinary German castle until it became haunted by monsters and zombies at Halloween.

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Feb 26, 2018

Pictures of the new Freiheitsplatz in Hanau Germany

The Freiheitsplatz in Hanau is a historical place that has seen a dramatical change in its recent history.

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Mar 26, 2017

What is the current local time in Germany? Time Zone in Germany

What is the time in Germany? Is there daylight saving time? Find the general facts on German time. Checking the time is easy. German clocks on public buildings always tell you what time it is.

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Feb 27, 2017

Welcome to the Germany Insider Facts Guide

The Germany facts guide is your reliable source for the most interesting facts about Germany. Discover the most beautiful destinations, find info about the German states & cities, learn about history, culture and Christmas traditions.

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May 15, 2016

Mosel Valley in Germany - Discover Towns, Attractions & Facts

Gently rolling hills, stunning river bends and picturesque towns - this is the beautiful Mosel valley in Germany.

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Mar 16, 2016

Germany Travel Guide - Plan your German vacations

My Germany travel guide helps you to plan your German vacations. You want to visit Germany but don't know where to start with your planning? You have many questions and find no answers? Here is the help to plan a happy journey.

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