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Five Christmas Gift Ideas That Will Make Any (Eifel) German Smile

Buying Christmas gifts for your family and friends can be difficult enough, but what about when it comes to people you don’t know quite as well – who also come from a different culture?  What if it’s your German landlord – your German neighbor – your child’s German teacher at school?  Sometimes it can be… Read More Five Christmas Gift Ideas That Will Make Any (Eifel) German Smile

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Why You Need to Experience the Vulkaneifel Therma Before moving to Germany, you couldn’t have paid me to go into a mixed gender sauna.  Heck, you probably couldn’t have gotten me into an all-women’s sauna either.  The idea of sitting around with a bunch of sweaty, half-naked (or totally naked) strangers in a dimly lit… Read More Bad Bertrich