The country Germany’s territory covers about 137,850 sqm (slightly bigger than Montana). The biggest city is the capital Berlin with 3.4 mill inhabitants (Hamburg: 1.74 mill, Munich: 1.26 mill). Germany consists of 16 states, 3 of which are city states (Hamburg, Berlin, Bremen). Germany shares borders with Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, […]
A lot of Germans pronounce the English “th” as an “s”. I love this ad *g*.
1. Don’t smile. You don’t want to make a sale, you want to look German. 2. Fake a creepy accent. If you don’t know what a German accent sounds like, do an Arnold Schwarzenegger personation. 3. Don’t say “hi” or “hello”. Use “hallo” or “guten tag” instead (the a is pronounced like the u in […]
I’m back from a short vacation in Regensburg. Of course I took a couple of pictures. These are from the “Regensburger Dom” (Cathedral of Regensburg). It’s one of the main works of German Gothic and a must-see when visiting Regensburg. Front View: Side View: Yes, I know that my photography skills leave something to be […]
1. We know beer – you don’t. I don’t know who labeled your dishwater “beer”, but it’s misleading. When you order a beer in Germany – don’t expect it to be ice cold. And yes, the foam is intended to be there. 2. The Autobahn This much is true: On the autobahn no speed limit […]