Author Messages

When German Life first started publication, I read it with great enthusiasm as I still do of course. But back then, if I found egregious errors, I would write irate notes to the magazine. For example early on t... Read More...

Subscriber Memories

I’ve been reading German Life since its inception way back in the last century, when I would buy it at a B. Dalton Bookseller in the mall (it was the ‘90s). Eventually, I became a subscriber and have been enjoy... Read More...

Let’s Play Mühle!

Thanks for these responses to Judith Jacob’s inquiry (Letters, April/May 2019). Here is a photo of the “Mühle zu” wooden game board, handmade by my grandfather, August Block. Since he was not the eldest son an... Read More...

Come to Heidelberg for Your Health

The excellent medical care at the Heidelberg University Hospital has helped earn the facility a very good reputation worldwide. In the scope of a shared marketing program, Heidelberg Marketing GmbH, the Univers... Read More...

The Feline Keepers of the Lipizzaners

Meet Vienna’s most pampered barn cats. By Sharon Hudgins Photographs Courtesy Sharon and Tom Hudgins   The historic Stallburg, the 16th century stables at Vienna's famous Spanish Riding School,... Read More...

Sea Cloud’s Many Lives

Smooth waters and delightful sails weren’t the only experiences for the world’s oldest ocean going passenger ship. By Janet Groene Photographs Courtesy Janet Groene The year was 1931. Stockbroker E. F. H... Read More...