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German Way Topic Index
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- AboutGerman.net - Free online German lessons and a German Forum from our sister site!
- Adenauer, Konrad - Germany's first chanceller
- Advent in Germany (Christmas)
- Airports and air travel in Germany
- American influences in Germany
- Andress, Ursula - The Swiss Bond girl
- Angst - Of course it's a German word!
- Autobahn - The truth versus the legend
- Autobahn police
- Austria: Country Information
- Authors - Contemporary writers from Germany – in English translation!
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- Babelsberg south of Berlin was once home to the main studio of Ufa, Hollywood's main competitor in the 1920s. Now Hollywood movies are made there!
- Ballhaus, Michael - German-born Hollywood cinematographer
- Ballin, Albert - German shipping magnate
- Banking (money, banks and credit cards)
- Barbarazweig - An Austrian/ German Christmas custom
- Bauhaus - The German design school founded in 1919
- Beer and wine
- Beer: Reinheitsgebot - The German beer purity law
- Berlin Airlift (1948-1949) - The start of the Cold War
- Berlin Cemeteries - Photos: View the graves of famous people buried in Berlin.
- Berlin: City Guide - What to see and do
- Berlin Wall - Will it soon be just a memory?
- Berlin Wall Timeline - Wall history and trivia
- Berlinale - The Berlin International Film Festival
- Bilingual Parenting - Raising kids to be bilingual in German and English
- Biographical books - The lives of famous Germans, etc.
- Books: Austria & Switzerland in our bookstore
- Books: Germany in our bookstore
- Bullock, Sandra - Yes, she has a German connection.
- Bundeswehr - The German armed forces
- Business | Wirtschaft - Doing business in Germany
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- Casinos in Austria, Germany, Switzerland - A guide to gambling in the German-speaking countries
- Castles in Germany - Guides to castles and palaces in Germany
- Cochem Castle Photos - New photos of this castle on the Moselle River
- Celebrations and Holidays - A calendar and guide for German-speaking Europe
- Cell Phone Glossary - International wireless phone vocabulary
- Cell Phone Tips - Ist das ein Handy? - Ja, das ist ein Handy.
- Cell Phones: iPhone - Now you can buy an iPhone in Germany and the USA, with or without a contract. Which place is best? Which option is best?
- Christmas - Weihnachten in Austria and Germany
- Christmas: Advent in Germany
- Christmas Tree - O Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum!
- German Christmas Pickle - Is this ornament for real?
- Cinema: The German-Hollywood Connection
- City Guides: Germany - History and sights
- Contemporary German Authors and their books in English translation!
- Contents of The German Way book
- Cultural Comparison Charts: USA vs Germany
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- Dagobert was a German extortionist.
- Death: The German Way of Death - Customs, laws and regulations related to funerals, burial and cremation. Also for pets.
- Deutsche Telekom's privatization and German risk taking
- Dialects in German (from the GW book)
- Dicaprio, Leonardo - His middle name is Wilhelm and his mother is German.
- Dietrich, Marlene - German-born film actress and singer
- Dining etiquette and table manners in Germany
- Dining out in Germany - What to do – and not!
- Dogs in Deutschland - Taking your pet to Germany
- Dresden: City Guide - History and sights
- Driving in Germany and Europe
- Driving: Driver's License Reciprocity - Does your state have license reciprocity with Germany?
- Driving: Environmental Zones - A guide to Germany's new restricted low-emission "green" zones
- Driving: Snow Tires - Winter driving in Germany and Europe
- Driving: GPS navigation in Germany and Europe
- Du and Sie - Friends and acquaintences
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- East Side Gallery and the vanishing Berlin Wall
- Education in the German-speaking countries
- Electrical Tips - The shocking facts about electricity in Europe
- Elvis Presley in Germany
- Erntedankfest - Thanksgiving in Germany
- Euro - and the Euro Zone
- Expat Interviews - Learn from those have been there and done that.
- Expat Blog - The German Way Expat Blog discusses topics of interest to expats in German-speaking Europe.
- Expats - A guide for US and other expatriates and nomads living in German-speaking Europe.
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- Famous People - Full index
- Famous Women in German-speaking Europe
- Frankfurt: City Guide - History and sights
- Freud, Sigmund - Angst, psychoanalysis and all that
- Friends and acquaintances - Sie and du
G G G G
- Gambling in Austria, Germany, Switzerland - A guide to casinos and gambling in the German-speaking countries
- Genealogy Guide for your Germanic roots
- German - Some tips for learning the language of Bach and Goethe
- German Language Forum - Learn German in our AboutGerman.net forum.
- German Authors - Contemporary writers and their books in English translation!
- German-Hollywood Connection, The
- German Way, The - the Contents page
- German Wine - Lessons from a vineyard in Baden
- Germany: City Guides - History and sights
- Germany: Country Information
- Goethe, Johann W. - Germany's Shakespeare
- Gottschalk, Thomas - So famous in Germany, he goes to L.A. to get away from it all.
- GPS navigation in Germany and Europe
- Graves: Famous Germans - Where are they buried?
- Grönemeyer, Herbert - Germany's top singer
- Gropius, Walter founded German Bauhaus design school in 1919.
H H H H
- Halloween in Austria and Germany
- HDTV in Germany
- Health and fitness
- Health insurance in Germany
- Herrhausen, Alfred and German terrorism
- Higher education in Germany
- Hollywood and Germany
- House and home
I I I I
- Identity cards (der Ausweis) and other red tape
- Ice and snow removal - It's the law!
- Internet and Modem Tips for Germany
- Interviews with expats - Learn from those have been there and done that.
- iPhone in Germany - It's possible to buy an iPhone in Germany without a contract!
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- Jesse Owens and the 1936 Berlin Olympics
K K K K
- King, Martin Luther - MLK in Berlin in the 1960s
- Kitchen, the (die Küche) - Your new house may come with a bare one!
- Klum, Heidi - German fashion model and TV star
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- Lamarr, Hedy - Austrian-born Hollywood film actress
- Lang, Fritz - Austrian-born film director (Metropolis)
- Lorre, Peter - Austrian-born film actor (Maltese Falcon, Casablanca)
- Ludwig II of Bavaria. Was he really "mad" King Ludwig?
- Luther, Martin - The great Lutheran reformer
M M M M
- Marx, Karl - The German founder of communism
- Merkel, Angela - Germany's chancellor
- Military - with links to the Austrian and German armed forces
- Money transfers to and from Germany
- Movies: The Hollywood factor - Sometimes it's hard to find a German movie in Germany.
- Munich: City Guide - History and sights
N N N N
- Nast, Thomas and the image of Santa Claus
- Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria
- Neuschwanstein Castle Photos - New photos of this Bavarian landmark
- Notar - A German Notar is not the same thing as a notary.
O O O O
- Oberammergau - A guide to the German passion play
- Oktoberfest - A guide to Munich's big beer fest
- Opel, Adam (1837-1895) - It all started with sewing machines.
- Owens, Jesse - the 1936 Berlin Olympics
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- PAL Television - Why your North American TV set won’t work in Europe... and what you can do about it.
- PDFs - Cultural Comparisons - Free PDF downloads
- Permits - How to get a residence/work visa for Germany.
- Photo Gallery - Photos related to German Way topics
- Photos: The Bauhaus
- Pickle ornament - A "German" Christmas custom?
- Police - The German Polizei
- Post office - A guide to the German post office
- Potsdam: City Guide - Potsdam and Berlin
- Prescription drugs in Germany - Rx for expats: What you need to know about prescription drug differences.
R R R R
- Radio and television in Germany (ARD, ZDF, etc.)
- Rail travel in Germany
- Red Baron - Freiherr von Richthofen
- Reed, Dean - The East German "Elvis"!
- Reichstag Building in Berlin - Part of our Berlin City Guide
- Reinheitsgebot - The German beer purity law
- Repatriation - Expats: When it's time to go back home or move on
- Restaurant Dining in Germany
- Riefenstahl, Leni - Hitler's favorite film director
- Rothschild - The German financial family
- Rx for Expats in Germany - Prescription drug differences
S S S S
- School and university Web sites in the German-speaking world (some in English also)
- Scientology and Germany - Tom Cruise and Germany - the controversy
- Shopping hours - German shopping hours have improved, but...
- "Silent Night" - The world's most famous Christmas carol came from Austria
- Snow and ice removal - It's the law!
- Snow Tires - Winter driving in Germany and Europe
- Sports and German sports stars
- Students and teachers of German
- Studio Babelsberg south of Berlin was once the main studio of Ufa, Hollywood's main competitor in the 1920s. Now Hollywood movies are made there!
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- Teachers and students of German
- Technology Update - German, Austrian ans Swiss technology
- Telephone Tips for Germany
- Television in Germany - das Fernsehen
- Television: HDTV in Germany
- Terrorism - German style
- Thanksgiving in Germany (Erntedankfest)
- Tipping customs in Germany
- Top Universities in Germany, Austria, Switzerland
- Trains - Traveling by rail
- Travel in German-speaking Europe
- Trier: City Guide - History and sights
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- Universities: Can the German university be saved?
- Universities: The Top Ones in Germany, Austria, Switzerland
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- Veidt, Conrad - His notable career included the role of Major Strasser in Casablanca.
- Visa - A guide for US citizens on how to get a residence/work visa for Germany.
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- Web Cams for Germany and Austria
- Wernher von Braun - The German rocket scientist who put the US on the moon!
- When in Germany... - About the book
- When in Germany... - Book contents
- Wilder, Billy - Austria's most famous Hollywood film director
- Wine Lessons - Reflections from a vineyard in Baden
- Women: Prominent females in German-speaking Europe
- Women and the Vienna Philharmonic - Who says women can't play?
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- Zuse, Konrad - The German inventor of the digital computer
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Website listings for Austria,
Germany, and Switzerland
- Germany Info - From the German Embassy in Washington, D.C.
- The Goethe Institute Web site is a link to Goethe Institutes all over the world (German language and culture). See their great Web resources list! In German and English.
- AATG Online - The American Association of Teachers of German Web site offers many links of interest to students, teachers and others.
- LEO.org - LEO = Link Everything Online (dictionaries, stats, info-links, etc.)