Virtual German Castle Experience

By integrating augmented reality (AR) applications on the subject of “Castles, Parks and Gardens” into Facebook Spark AR, the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is attaining another way of inspiring potential... Read More...

Leipzig Makes the List

Leipzig has been named to The New York Times’ list of the “52 places to go in 2020”. According to a recent study by the University of Lancaster, Leipzig in the eastern state of Saxony, is the fastest growing... Read More...

The 2020 Passionsspiele in Oberammergau

A village in the grip of passion. By Jackie Guigui-Stolberg I took the train one hour south from Munich to the village of Oberammergau on a Friday in November 2019, hoping to talk to people there about thei... Read More...

Berlin Gardens

Stroll, picnic, play and simply unwind in a green oasis. By Phyllis Meras In Berlin, public gardens are everywhere. They are large and small. Some are on palace grounds, some on museum grounds. Some edge po... Read More...

Science Education in German Europe

By Peter Pabisch A common science definition says: “Science is the field of study concerned with discovering and describing the world around us by observing and experimenting. Biology, chemistry and physics ... Read More...

Dresden

Old Splendor in New Glory: Culture, Baroque architecture and museums By Don Heimburger •Photographs Courtesy Don Heimburger The area around this part of Germany has been heralded with names such as the “Cra... Read More...

Spring Blooms

Japan celebrates strong ties with a number of German cities and spring serves as a reminder of this connection with Cherry Blossom Festivals in late April and early May each year. The cherry blossom is a symbol... Read More...

CABLE CARS

Historic Aerial Tramways in Germany, Austria and Switzerland By Eric Bryan Though the history of cable cars used for conveying materials goes back to ancient times in Japan and India, early aerial tramways ... Read More...