dusseldorf funfair
Places

Dusseldorf Fun Fair – Summer on the Rhine

The Rhein Kirmes – Dusseldorf Fun Fair. Attracting more than 4 million visitors annually, the “Größte Kirmes am Rhein” or Largest Fair on the Rhine is a Dusseldorf Funfair which proudly claims to be one of Germany’s biggest fun fairs. Taking place in the summer time during the third week …

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German Altbier
Food & Drink

Dusseldorf Altbier – Sip Back & Relax

Dusseldorf Altbier: An Institution. Altbier or Alt is a top fermenting beer that originated in the German Westphalia region and later grew in popularity around the Rhineland, and no more so than in Dusseldorf. Dusseldorf is perhaps one of the most un-German of German cities. Neither dour nor glitzy nor …

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Places

Ediger-Eller Germany, Beautiful Village on the Mosel

Ediger-Eller, Germany. The numerous villages on the Mosel River hug its meandering banks, with some extending upwards onto the steep vineyards behind which are renowned worldwide for producing some truly fantastic wines. With many of the houses featuring original half-timbered designs, these quaint little villages are reminiscent of a time long past, …

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Living

Children’s Television in Germany

The Maus That Roared. For many of us, some of our earliest and fondest childhood memories come from television. Depending on your age (and I include myself in this), it is likely that this was a kids cartoon of some description. Likewise many German adults who grew up in the …

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currywurst germany
Food & Drink

Currywurst – Curry Up Germany

Currywurst is one of the most recognized and popular fast foods in Germany, made legendary by the unique Currywurst sauce. Usually presented sliced into pieces on a hand-held tray and accompanied by fries, mayonnaise and a small bread roll (Brotchen), it is not uncommon to see people of all ages …

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Living

Why Cycling in Germany is “Für Alle”

Cycling in Germany – A Lifestyle Choice for Many Germans. In Germany, cycling is the main form of transportation for many people. Come rain or shine, day or night, from business suits to everyday clothes, to long dresses or skinny jeans and all manner of footwear (even bare feet) many …

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