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German Christmas Advent Calendars – Why So Special?

Another typical German thing – the Christmas Advent Calendar! The famous protestant reformer Martin Luther is initially to ‘blame’ for it. He made out of the strictly biblical holiday, a family-oriented Christmas. Therefore initially the ‘Advent calendar’ was just used as a counting aid for kids. This way, they could count down the 24 days […]

Get Ready for the Colder Season

Time has gone fast and fall has approached. With this, the season of shorter days, chilly nights and sniffles has started. All these seasonal changes mean additional stress for our body. We long for warm, soothing things – whether it is foods, beverages, clothing or just a hot, relaxing bath. Here are a few ideas […]

5 Astonishing Facts about German Coffee

German coffee was a big part of my childhood. Every morning I was woken up by this irresistible scent that was making its way through our home. My mom was brewing their filtered coffee for breakfast. Not just in our household has coffee been a stable as well as memorable beverage. Even though people may […]

Where to Buy Popular German Food Online

Fortunately, we are not dependent on local stores to buy popular German food. We can simply go online and browse around in the comfort of our home. Amazon is a great place to start, offering the convenience of quick, reliable shipping, customer reviews and specials. When I moved here, the first thing I missed was […]