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America’s most controversial pizza chain is making its way to Germany and you can thank (or blame) the Russians. Retail giant, PJ Western, who brought Papa John’s pizza to Russia is expanding south to Germany.
The last in the succession of Easter-related holidays in Germany is today, June 20, in the form of “Fronleichnam”, an important day for Catholic churchgoers in particular.
As many of us will remember from our school days, for those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere, the longest day and shortest night of the year occurs at the time of the summer solstice, which occurs on or about June 21 each year.
Every year, 600,000 visitors from all over the globe flock to Munich for the world’s largest and most well-known beer fest … if you plan to attend Oktoberfest this year or have a friend who is, here’s what you need to know to stay safe.
1. Establish a meeting point.
Munich's Oktoberfest kicks off on Sept. 21st! Here are some helpful hints about this year’s festival:
What to know before you go
As the summer starts to slowly fade and the breezes feel cripser, Volksfeste begin to pop up in villages around Germany. Tis the season … Oktoberfest season!
Munich’s Oktoberfest is the epitome of German beer festivals. Considered the largest fair in the world, 6 million people are drawn to the Bavarian capital every fall from all over the globe. But popularity isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be.
On the third Sunday of every June, we do our best to express our love for our fathers by presenting them with witty Hallmark cards and heartfelt gifts; homemade crafts, personalized coffee mugs, sporting equipment, patterned neckties, manly shaving accessories and doodads for the grill are usuall
If you live in Germany and want to tiptoe through the tulips and not go all the way to the Netherlands, head to Heilbronn. The village is hosting the country’s national garden show, The Bundesgartenshau, or BUGA, for short.
HOHENFELS, Germany – The staff of the U.S. Army Health Clinic Hohenfels, also known by their nickname, Cobras, pride themselves as an organization leading the way.
It’s the summer season in Germany, the weekend is in sight, and it’s time to start planning. You’ve already decided your Saturday or Sunday outing should take you somewhere off base. As you narrow down your options, think about what you crave most in your down time:  A festive atmosphere?
HOHENFELS, Germany – What began as a simple act – donating blood to help save lives of other military service members and their families – ended up saving the life of a U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Bavaria commissioned officer.
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