What can dogs teach us about communication? Quite a bit
15 October 2021 For the second time, the Oktoberfest has been canceled due to corona.
French culture impacted many countries' languages and cuisine - and even the front yard.
2 August 2021 A good friend of mine recently returned to the U.S. after several
26 May 2021 (Click here for parts 1, 2 and 3) Munich is known first
I walked into Italian class and saw a room full of pensioners. But I didn't
Corona’s surprising effect on an evening at the theater My favorite small theater has reopened
Munich's Oktoberfest was canceled due to COVID-19, but locals are celebrating anyway.
Shopping pre-corona in Germany used to be a contact sport - that changed overnight
If you raise your kids with humor, funny things can happen
Balconies are great in summer, but they can be useful in winter in surprising ways.
The Oktoberfest is inextricably linked to drinking beer. But there's a lot more to it
When I was a student, I thanked my lucky stars when I could finally afford
Remember the old standard joke that people use when they don't want to go to
I was thrilled when my daughter decided to study Spanish in Spain for three months,
If you see one balcony with dead flowers surrounded by houses with perfectly groomed plants,
What are all of these mittens, socks and scarves doing hanging from bushes, tree branches
The Munich public transport system may be lousy, but when you’re stuck on a tram
The word “retire” means to rest, but in Germany, retirees have got it backwards: once
It’s a bright sunny day as my daughter and I hop on the train to
Nothing prepared me for when my daughters set off for German universities. They have little
Oktoberfest is here! An insider's view of the curious goings-on.
Determined to see the Blood Moon, we wandered through the neighborhood to get a better