Vocational training in Germany – looking for Ausbildung

Have you considered pursuing vocational training in Germany because you can’t find a job in your field and don’t know where to start?
This information will also be useful if your child is approaching 10th grade, and it’s time to decide what path to take. Remember, Abitur, the university admission qualification, can be obtained not only at the gymnasium. Let’s explore what official sources offer us. By the way, a lot.

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Around Stuttgart

What to see around Stuttgart – all posts. Stuttgart and surroundingWhat to see in StuttgartStuttgart zoo Wilhelma. AnimalsStuttgart zoo Wilhelma. FlowersPlaces to visit near Stuttgart. MapEsslingen Old town and mapLudwigsburg palace and gardens Swabian AlbSwabian Alb mapFrom Ulm to Ellwangen. Albtrauf and Bavarian SwabiaBad Urach Waterfall Northern Black ForestNorth Black Forest. What to see mapBad … Read more

Middle Rhine: from lake Constance to Koblenz

Topics on the German part of the Rhine from Basel to Koblenz: old towns, castles, imperial cathedrals. From lake Constance to BaselStein am RheinRhine FallsAround Basel (planned)Basel (planned)Southern and High Black Forest map (planned) From Basel to MainzAttractions of Black Forest (Schwarzwald). 1. From Altensteig to GengenbachBlack Forest what to see. 2. From Gengenbach to … Read more

Germany ticket for regional public transport Deutschland-Ticket

As you probably already know, a Germany ticket for regional transport starts to work from May.

Let’s go through the most important points: how / where to buy, what regional trains are (not) included and who should buy the Germany ticket (what’s about tourists, kids, students).

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Bavaria: German Alps

In the Bavarian Alps, one top attraction stands next to another. Good transport accessibility is another added bonus. It also means that there are usually a lot of tourists. Bavaria. What to do in Allgäu mapUpper Bavaria Map of attractions Around Füssen:Schwangau. 1. Neuschwanstein castle, Hohenschwangau, AlpseeSchwangau. Füssen. Around Neuschwanstein CastleAround Innsbruck. From Reutte to … Read more

Public transport in Germany

This topic is about how to get the most information from the Deutsche Bahn website, what are the cheapest tickets, how to find regional transport sites and how to buy a ticket, what is written on the board at the station and what the announcements on the train mean. Part 1: Trains in GermanyPart 2: … Read more

Harz mountains

Harz offers a lot of attractions. All of them you will not be able to visit even in two trips. Let’s look what can you visit in the Harz. Harz Map of attractions. Part 1 – from Goslar to Bad SachsaHarz attractions map. From Wernigerode to TilledaBrocken, WurmbergWernigerode old townAround Wernigerode, stalactite cavesQuedlinburg old townThale, … Read more

Swabian-Alemannic carnival in Rottweil

carnival in Rottweil / Fastnacht in Rottweil

Rottweil is one of the major centers (Hochburg) of the Swabian-Alemannic carnival. This Swabian-Alemannic carnival is a separate form, and for good reason. The differences from the Rhenish carnival are significant: no candy throwing, no moving platforms, no “guards” in miniskirts, but masks actively pester the audience.

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Lake Constance attractions

Lake Constance (Bodensee) is one of the most favorite places of vacation. And this is its main drawback for everyone who wants to relax. For those who are not disturbed by the crowds of walking, skating, swimming and eating, there are a lot of advantages: clean water, equipped beaches and thermal pools, water sports and … Read more

Chestnuts in Germany (Esskastanien, Maronen)

Chestnuts in Germany / Kastanien und Esskastanien und Maronen

Roasted chestnuts are an essential part of Advent. In recent years, chestnuts in Germany have been sold far less than before and prices are incredible. Only Aldi rescues the situation – here you can buy small cheap chestnuts. In southern Germany you can also pick chestnuts in the forest. In this topic – how to distinguish edible chestnuts and how to cook them.

Let’s first understand the difference between Kastanien, Esskastanien and Maronen.

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