Advent - time to bake Plätzchen

Plätzchen, Gutsle, Platzerl, Bredle, Brötle,  Läuble, - this is how they call cookies / biscuits in Germany around Christmas or some more specifically Stuttgart.

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Christmas Gardens at the Wilhelma

From 15 November 2018 to 6 January 2019 the Wilhelma will be illuminated - a fantastic winter walk in a dream setting in the Zoological-Botanical Garden!  Here an insight from our...

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Christmas Markets - Weihnachtsmärkte

What is so special about Christmas Markets in Germany that people come from all over the world to enjoy them? As a German I would say the relaxed and festive atmosphere....

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"Kirbe" or "Hocketse"

Stuttgarts districts and a lot of towns around Stuttgart have their own neighboorhood events / festivals called Fest, Markt or in local dialect Kirbe or Hocketse (from the German word...

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