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We have various types of German apple cake and recipes abound. Here's one for a gedeckter Apfelkuchen (covered apple cake)
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.
Find out how we celebrate New Year's Eve in Germany.
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?
Vanillekipferl are all-time favourite, traditional German Christmas cookies. Test my Almond Crescents recipe, you'll agree, it is an easy German cookie recipe.
Zimtsterne (cinnamon stars) are the most traditional German Christmas cookies. It is hard to imagine Weihnachten without this delicious treat.
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.
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.
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?
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
Experience the magic of German Christmas markets, the unique and enchanting markets are held in nearly every town and city.
The result of my butter cookies recipe is tempting. Crisp and smooth, these German Christmas cookies melt in your mouth
Authentic German Christmas cookies belong to the festive season. Learn about my favourite Weihnachtsplätzchen and recipes from my family.
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.
The Freiheitsplatz in Hanau is a historical place that has seen a dramatical change in its recent history.
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.
Gently rolling hills, stunning river bends and picturesque towns - this is the beautiful Mosel valley in Germany.
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.
Which are the major cities in Germany? Get quick info and pictures about the six largest and my favourite German cities.