The country united in 1871 but its history goes back to Charlemagne’s crowning in 800. This is a treasure trove of interesting tidbits, many of which have impacted the history of the United States in the form of immigrants.
On just a 10-minute walk through Munich, I passed a murder scene leading to the
The 1972 Munich Olympic Games brought many long-lasting improvements to the city, but they were
It’s been 50 years since the Munich Olympics were held, but their impact lives on
30 July 2022 One of the punctuality challenges to the Munich train system, as noted
German immigrants used to flock to the U.S. They still go there in droves, but
A WWII air raid siren startled me once while I waited for a train. Such
1 May 2022 Karl Marx and Richard Wagner are featured in joint exhibits at the
The oldest residents of a rest home suddenly developed mild illnesses. They all shared a
The five German cities I visited on a college tour with my daughter were all
14 September 2021 “Take their books! They’re useless propaganda. Get rid of them!” This actually
26 August 2021 They told me in college that marketing was invented in the U.S.
18 July 2021 Many people have been using their downtime from the pandemic to tackle
26 May 2021 (Click here for parts 1, 2 and 3) Munich is known first
The Alter Südfriedhof dates to the 14th century, but most of its graves tell the
Grave Thoughts Indeed – Part 2 Small German towns have monuments to the dead of
The Alter Südfriedhof in Munich is more of an open air museum reflecting the history
Berlin's history spans three eras and each one has some surprises in store
The Berlin Wall is long gone, but its impact can still be felt everywhere, on
Many people did not expect Germany to be reunified. Thirty years later, it is still
15 February 2019 Like any American of my generation, I grew up on WWII movies.