Finox rock music Solingen
Living

Do You Like Rock Music?

How one German bar came to be one of the most beloved, rock music venues in the country. The city of Solingen in North Rhine-Westphalia may live under the shadow of its big neighbor Dusseldorf, but a local bar is taking the live music scene by storm. Located a short …

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German sausage hotel
Food & Drink

Wurst Night’s Sleep at Sausage Hotel

German butcher opens bratwurst-themed sausage hotel. In an age where local butchers are under threat from online shopping and the growing vogue for meat-free lifestyles, one butcher in Germany has come up with a novel way of bringing in customers: a sausage hotel, complete with authentic decorations. Welcome to the …

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Dinner for One postage stamp
Living

“Dinner for One” Postage Stamp

Fans of the British comedy sketch Dinner for One won’t have to wait until New Years Eve to see the characters in the classic on German television. Now they can see Miss Sophie and her butler James on a special postage stamp. Unveiled on Thursday by the German Post Office …

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headbanging fitness in Germany
Living

Headbanging and Headbands in Germany

Forget Zumba – the latest musical fitness craze is Metalza, a form of aerobics with a heavy metal soundtrack. Its German creator says it’s a fun way to get fit, though some experts say violent headbanging should be approached with caution. Screeching guitars and angry lyrics by the band Oomph! …

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