Living

Wanted: A Butcher Who Also Chops Trees and Repairs Roads

The city of Laufen in southern Germany has a vacancy. It would like to hire a butcher who can do “tree grooming” work in addition to making sausages and working in the waterworks. Working with meat is of course one of the tasks that a butcher should be quite familiar …

READ MORE →
Food & Drink

A Quick History of GDR Wine

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR), was a country that existed from 1949 to 1990, when the eastern portion of Germany was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War. Wine was produced in the former GDR almost exclusively in Saxony and in the Saale-Unstrut area (the …

READ MORE →