Marrying a German Series: Part 2

Marrying a German Series: Part 2

Marrying a German Series: Part 2, “Die Hochzeit”, The Wedding How culturally knowledgeable are you regarding the traditions and expectations of a German wedding? How many questions can you answer correctly, from below? You don’t have to be German to enjoy this. Hopefully you will find this enjoyable as you think about the various weddings … Read more

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Hermann Hesse Stufen – Steps

Hermann Hesse Stufen – Steps

Over the past few weeks, we have been talking about change as we have redesigned our blog and gotten back to blogging. Yesterday I published a post about my quick uprooting and move to Ireland as changing me the most within my life. So within the theme of change, my lovely German mother-in law, sent … Read more

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St. Martin’s Day, Martinstag

St. Martin’s Day, Martinstag

 In Germany, on November 11, families celebrate St. Martin’s Day, “Martinstag.” Children make lanterns at home, or school, and then gather at a special location to sing songs and parade with their homemade lanterns in remembrance of St. Martin, a man who was a Roman solider, turned monk, baptised in adulthood and eventually obtained Sainthood. … Read more

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