Frankfurt Beach Gym

Surf’s Up at new Frankfurt Beach Gym

A new sports center in Frankfurt is offering its members a rather unique alternative to the usual workout zone – a “Beach Gym”. Filled with 3 tonnes of washed sand, the indoor “Strandraum” at TG Bornheim is offering fitness classes with a twist. With large posters featuring beach motifs on …

driving in Germany
Talking German

Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzungen? Driving in Germany

Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzungen or “speed limits” have been a controversial topic for years in Germany. While there are speed limits on sections of the German motorway system, on about 60% of the autobahn network drivers can, in theory at least, go as fast as they like. Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzungen is one of those German words that …

German wine queen
Food & Drink

Germany Crowns 27-year-old Marketing Manager as Face of Wine Industry

Germany has picked the new face of its wine industry, crowning Katharina Staab, 27, from the south-west state of Rhineland-Palatinate as this year’s German Wine Queen. The 70-member jury chose Katharina over five other contestants on Friday night, in a competition involving quizzes over their knowledge of wine, their ability …