Germany’s journey to democracy

It was 175 years ago when Germany’s first freely-elected parliament met in St. Paul’s Church in Frankfurt. The constitution they created is one of the most important chapters in the history of German democracy. Go to Deutschland.de to read the full article.

Travel Season is here

Are you planing to go to Germany, Austria, Switzerland or Liechtenstein? How do you pay the bill in a German restaurant? Will your debit or credit card work in Austria? Does a North American cell phone work in Europe? These are just a few of the kinds of questions you…

Lesser Known German Meals

Erin Porter writes about a mix of German comfort foods and meals he enjoys eating at German restaurants that he had never heard of before coming to Germany. Read the article here

Top Ten Wines of the DACH regions

Did you know that some of the best wines come from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the DACH regions? Read the article from Discover Germany here.

April E-Update

Check out our latest E-Update. To read the Update click here.

GREEN BERLIN – THE FUTURE OF TOURISM

In a time when more and more tourists are traveling the globe, making destinations more prominent and ultimately busier, having a sustainable tourism strategy has become increasingly important for cities. Read the full article on Discover Germany here.

Bernhard Bettermann, an Interview

Discover Germany, Austria & Switzerland met up with actor Bernhard Bettermann to talk about his role in the popular TV series ‘In Aller Freundschaft‘, his love for Switzerland, his future goals and much more. Read the full article here.

Oscar Winning Film ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’

The anti-war drama won four Oscars, including for the haunting music composed by Volker Bertelmann, aka Hauschka. The German composer told DW how hard it was to capture the horror of war in music. Read the full article on ‘Deutsche Welle’ here.

Consul General visits the Saskatchewan German Council

Consul General Marc Eichhorn seized the opportunity of the inauguration of the new Honorary Consul Benedict Nussbaum in Saskatoon to also convene with the Saskatoon German Council. Read the article here.