"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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Stockbrot / Bread on a stick

Stockbrot (bread on a stick) - another German customs and kids love it - from preparation to result! Look for a stick in the woods or in your garden and...

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German National Holidays

Basically this day is like a Sunday in Germany - the only open shops are bakeries (usually a sign outside indicates the open times on a public holiday), gas stations,...

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carajillo

un carajillo - Spanish drink - espresso with brandy, whiskey, Baileys - or in this case Tia Maria - really nice after a good meal.

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Souvenirs from Stuttgart

Buy yourself some memories or your loved ones something to relateおみやげ = OMIYAGE Mitbringsel, souvenir, small present, a little something, le cadeau-souvenir, el regalito, il regalino, гости́нец  Omiyage ist eine japanische Sitte...

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Spargelbesen - Besenwirtschaft

Have you ever heard of a Besenwirtschaft or Spargelbesen?  It is a temporary tavern/bar opened only at a certain period of time is called a Besen (broomstick) here in Stuttgart.

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