Winter duties...

Winterdienst or Räumungs – und Streupflicht. . . . WHAT? It is snowing, the streets are full of snow, as is the side walk.

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Sylvester - New Year's Eve in Germany

Frohes Neues Jahr! Happy New Year! よいおとしを!Buon anno! Feliz Año Nuevo! Bonne année ! Feliz Ano Novo!Maybe you have also heart or will hear Germans saying: „Ich wünsche Dir einen guten Rutsch“, which...

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Christmas in Germany - the actual days & traditions

Fröhliche Weihnachten! Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad! メリクリスマス!Joyeux Noël! Feliz Natal! Buon Natale!  First be aware that the shops close on the 24th at noon (smaller ones) or in the afternoon, as the...

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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 14 November 2019 to 6 January 2020 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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