German Culture and Travel

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Train Travel

Hallo! I am traveling to Germany in December of this year & have questions about cost and availability of train travel. I am landing in Frankfurt & will be immediately leaving for Hamburg. 2 days later I will leave for Nurnberg. 2 days later, Amt...

9 replies - Last post by Gregory-B - May 31, 2011

Is there a German saying about being a sea?

Meine lieblings deutsche Band, Silbermond, hat ein Lied das heißt, "Meer Sein." Es gibt zwei Zeilen: "Wir könnten viel mehr sein Lasst uns ein Meer sein " Kommt "Lasst uns ein Meer sein" aus eine deutsche Redensart? Wisst jemand hier was das bedeutet? "...

2 replies - Last post by PA-deutsch-lover - May 7, 2011

not travelling to Germany for a while

Guten morgen (sp?) I purchased my Rocket German course a few months ago and haven't started it yet since we probably aren't going to Germany until 2010 (why'd I buy it so early , you ask? I dunno.) I was concerned that my links, downloads, etc that I hav...

7 replies - Last post by Kenneth-M2 - March 15, 2011

Quest Toad for Oracle Xpert 8.0

I wonder why Luxembourg is becaming a place for the spamers :evil:

3 replies - Last post by Ilgar-A - March 2, 2011

Moving to Innsbruck

Halo! Grüß Gott! I have purchased Rocket German, as I plan to move to Innsbruck with my partner in January 2010. I have so many questions I don't know where to begin- but I would be very grateful for ANY help or advice! I am American, but my partner is ...

6 replies - Last post by katherineh - January 26, 2010

Travel Buddy to Germany

Hello All, I've been listening to my Rocket German and More Rocket German for a few months now. Although I am far from fluent, I'd still like to travel to Germany to try it out and learn more. If anyone out there wants a travel buddy, let me know. Som...

1 reply - Last post by Stephanie - October 1, 2009

Holiday in December

I am from Australia and going to Duesseldorf in December to see a sweetheart. I also have a job interview in Weissenhorn at the same time with a company called Peri. Can anyone tell me how far from Duesseldorf to Weissenhorn? FrankF

4 replies - Last post by frankf - July 18, 2008

Bus/Tram Map for Berlin

Hello, does anyone know where I could buy on the web a bus and tram map for Berlin? (The U- and S-bahn will only take me partway to where I need to go.) I would like to get the bus/tram map before I go there, as I have limited time and must visit two cem...

2 replies - Last post by xocwjjb - April 21, 2008

Berlin und Muenchen!

:D Hi! Ich fahre nach Berlin im September mit meine Mutter. Ich mache reisen fuer die (oder das/der) Berlin Marathon! We're traveling from NYC to Berlin, then from Berlin to Munich via plane. Then from Munich to Prague via train. I'm up to lesson 2.4 a...

1 reply - Last post by dkfreeman - July 30, 2007

Hiking in Westfalia

In May, we will be going to Germany, staying in Mechernich, which is, according to my maps, near both the Eifel Park and at least part of the Rheinsteig trail (the Bonn end). My biggest problem is being able to find books about hiking there in English....

5 replies - Last post by Judywan - April 19, 2007

Best time to travel (inexpensive)

My husband just found his mother in Germany. He was adopted by Americans in the 1950's. They tried to speak on the phone, but she speaks only a few words of English, and he speaks very little German. After 10 minutes they gave up. I plan to order this cou...

4 replies - Last post by (deleted) - September 20, 2006

Trip to Austria

Hallo Alle !! I´m planning to visit West Austria (Innsbruck and arround) in a few days, I'm kind scared to put in practice what I´ve learned so far (just lessons 1.1 to 1.4) I wonder if the accent in those places is quite different from what we hear in...

5 replies - Last post by Karl - October 19, 2006

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