German Culture and Travel

Learning more about the culture and the places you can use your new language skills is all part of your learning adventure. If you’re looking for some extra cultural tips or you have an experience to share, welcome! You can browse the topics, do a search in the top right corner of this page, or start a new conversation. Don’t be shy!

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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