Locomore Berlin train station
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Locomore: Get the Inside Track on Germany’s New Train

What’s green and orange, and sells fair-trade coffee? If you are planning to travel by train in Germany this year the answer could be waiting at a station near you. A new German rail company, Locomore, is providing an eco-friendly and consumer-driven alternative to the country’s main train provider Deutsche …

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chalking the doors in Germany
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Chalking The Doors In Germany : A Tradition Explained

What Does 20*C+M+B+16 Mean on Doors in Germany? If you have ever been in Germany during Christmas and noticed letters and numbers written in chalk on doors (but have no idea what it means) don’t be ashamed. You’re certainly not alone. A recent visit to the Mosel in south west Germany over …

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German Beach Surfs Up The Ultimate Surprise

Kids Rush To German Beach As Thousands Of Kinder Surprise Toy Eggs Wash Up On The Shore. German children got the Kinder Surprise of a lifetime as literally thousands of small toy eggs washed up on the coast of Langeoog, an island on Germany’s northern coast. Deutsche Welle reported that Langeoog, which …

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Flights Between the USA and Germany
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Norwegian Air Offers Flights Between USA and Germany

Flying across the Atlantic has never been particularly cheap, but the cost of a round-trip air ticket between the USA and Germany could be coming down. European budget airline Norwegian Air plans to start offering long-haul flights between USA and Germany from 2018  as it steps up competition on transatlantic routes, chief commercial officer …

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The Christmas Story On A Ball

Christmas tree balls are the canvas of choice for this German artist. Louis Pfeiffer from Oldenburg in Germany has a very special relationship with the Christmas story. He has already written the Gospel of Luke more than 1,000 times – not on paper though, but on glass Christmas tree balls. …

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Could This German Toy Shop Be World’s Oldest?

Germany’s oldest toy shop, Carl Loebner in Torgau, is targeting another title. Owner Jörg Loebner (62) has applied to the “Guinness Book of Records” for recognition as the oldest toy shop in the world. The Carl Loebner toy shop in Torgau, Germany, has been owned by the same family since …

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