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It’s asparagus time!

Spargel! The German diet isn’t famous for being heavy on vegetables.  There is one vegetable, however, that Germans go nuts over: asparagus, Spargel.  Not just any asparagus, either.  In the US, we prefer thin, green asparagus, but in Germany, you … Continue reading

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German Products 7: German Windows and Zombie Blinds

We had several exchange students from many countries at my high school during my senior year.  I remember one day when they were all sitting in a group and complaining about things they missed from home.  The discussion turned to … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Heidi and Amanda: Darmstadt, Heidelberg and Frankenstein’s Castle

All good things must come to an end, and my trip with Amanda was no different.  Our last stop was to visit her friend, Charlotte, in Darmstadt.  Many people asked me “Why are you going to Darmstadt?”  It’s a fair … Continue reading

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Revision: ZDF Official Song of the 2012 UEFA European Cup

Ich hab’ mich vertan! In my first EM post, I called the Los Colorados cover of “I Like to Move It” the official song of the 2012 EM.  I made a mistake.  That is only the official song of the … Continue reading

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German Schools: Student Life

If you read my first school post, you now have some idea of what the German school system looks like.  There are several kinds of schools in Germany, and, just like anywhere, there are many kinds of students.  I would … Continue reading

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