Cultural topics for German learners

Young woman wondering what languages are spoken in Luxembourg

May 27, 2024

What languages are spoken in Luxembourg?

Did you know that one of Luxembourg’s official languages is Luxembourgish? Or that Luxembourg has three official languages, but more...

How to make friends in Germany: Barbecue between friends

May 06, 2024

Crack the German code: Your guide to making friends in Germany

Moving to a new country and building a whole new social circle can be an intimidating experience. This is especially...

A swiss pocket knife- one of the most typical Swiss things

Apr 30, 2024

8 typical Swiss things, from Swiss knives to fondue

Switzerland is a fascinating country. Not only does it boast stunning mountain landscapes and a unique political history, but it...

two young women unpacking plates after renting an apartment in Germany

Apr 23, 2024

How to rent an apartment in Germany

Finding the right apartment in Germany can seem daunting, especially for expats and international students unfamiliar with the local norms....


Apr 18, 2024

Erntedank: Everything you need to know about German Thanksgiving

When you think of Thanksgiving, images of turkey feasts, pumpkin pies and big family gatherings probably come to mind. But...

Couple singing German love songs in the car

Mar 15, 2024

5 German love songs that will make your heart melt 

German culture isn’t famous for big emotions and public displays of affection. And yet, the lyrics to popular German love...

Two chatting with a coffee while on a date in Switzerland

Mar 06, 2024

A guide to dating in Switzerland

Dating is never easy, but it can be especially fraught if you’re looking for love in a foreign country. Such...

A couple saying goodbye in Swiss German at a train station

Mar 06, 2024

7 ways to say goodbye in Swiss German

When you’re starting to learn Swiss German, one of the first things you probably want to know is how to...

Friends playing German board games

Feb 15, 2024

The 6 best German board games

Whether you’re already a big fan of board games or simply looking for a new way to practice your language...

Foreigners getting divorce in Germany

Jan 31, 2024

Divorce in Germany: A guide for foreigners

Life doesn’t always go as planned. Most people who get married assume that it will last forever, but a lot...

People doing the TÜV certification for their vehicle - what is TÜV

Jan 29, 2024

What is TÜV certification in Germany?

When navigating the complexities of German industry and safety standards, one name often stands out: TÜV. But what exactly is...

Woman in a bathing suit sitting in a whirlpool in a German spa town

Dec 11, 2023

The 6 best German spa towns

German spa towns are more than simply places to unwind for a long weekend. The best spa towns in Germany...