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A Special Offer From Heidelberg Marketing: Romanticism, Culture, Pleasure – 3-Castle Experience Tour Heidelberg, Mannheim,and Schwetzingen are Inviting You!

A Special Offer From Heidelberg Marketing: Romanticism, Culture, Pleasure – 3-Castle Experience Tour Heidelberg, Mannheim,and Schwetzingen are Inviting You!

Historical sights, unique culture and culinary delicacies – the 3-Castle Experience Tour combines the many facets of the three residence cities. The Heidelberg Castle, the Schwetzinger Castle with its palace garden and the Mannheim Baroque Castle are contemporary witnesses of Palatinate history. Even today, they are still a symbol of German romanticism. With international festivals […]

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Towns’ Jewish History Detailed in Book

Towns’ Jewish History Detailed in Book

By James M. Beidler If you have ever cringed at the sayings “It’s a small world” and “Things always come full circle,” then this probably is not a column you want to read. On the other hand, I am someone who used to cringe at them and now embraces them rather wholeheartedly. When I went […]

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Shattered Lives, Shattered Dreams

Shattered Lives, Shattered Dreams

Shattered Lives, Shattered Dreams: The Disrupted Lives of Families in America’s Internment Camps by Russell W. Estlack (Bonneville Books, 2011) tells the relatively unknown story of the internment of thousands of German-Americans during World War II. “Held without trial or the benefit of legal representation, and not permitted to face their accusers, they became bargaining […]

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Surprising Spargel!

Surprising Spargel!

by Sharon Hudgins It’s Spargelzeit again, the annual asparagus season in Germany, when the fields are full of people hand-harvesting the big thick stalks of white asparagus so beloved by German diners. Depending on the region, asparagus season in Germany begins from mid-April to early May and lasts through most of June, officially ending on […]

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A Special Offer From Heidelberg Marketing: Romanticism, Culture, Pleasure – 3-Castle Experience Tour Heidelberg, Mannheim,and Schwetzingen are Inviting You!

A Special Offer From Heidelberg Marketing: Romanticism, Culture, Pleasure – 3-Castle Experience Tour Heidelberg, Mannheim,and Schwetzingen are Inviting You!

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Historical sights, unique culture and culinary delicacies – the 3-Castle Experience Tour combines the many facets of the three residence cities. The Heidelberg Castle, the Schwetzinger Castle with its palace garden and the Mannheim Baroque Castle are contemporary witnesses of Palatinate history. Even today, they are still a symbol of German romanticism. With international festivals […]

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Under the Berlin Wall: Exploring the Subterranean City with Berliner Unterwelten

Under the Berlin Wall: Exploring the Subterranean City with Berliner Unterwelten

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Beneath the city is a treasure trove of history and stories of escape during the days of a divided Berlin. By Zac Steger Over the past 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the face of Berlin has changed dramatically. From Prenzlauerberg to Potsdamer Platz, change has been the only constant in what […]

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Red Bull’s X-Alps— “It Gives You Wings”

Red Bull’s X-Alps— “It Gives You Wings”

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s a race filled with incredible panoramas and vistas—paragliding and hiking through seven Alpine countries. By Anna Cramer Watching the birds, mankind has probably harbored the dream of flying since its very beginning. For almost a century now, airplanes have become a means of transportation as common as trains and buses. Individual flying, however, is […]

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Along the “Salt River”— The Salzach

Along the “Salt River”— The Salzach

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

This border region between Germany and Austria includes many towns that share a foundation built upon salt. by Jackie Guigui-Stolberg From its source in the Kitzbühel Alps in Austria, the “salt river”snakes two hundred and twenty-five kilometers northwards until it joins the river Inn, which then meets the Danube at the Bavarian town of Passau. […]

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