Authentic experiences in the mountains

Deepening one’s knowledge of the culture, traditions and customs of the holiday destination will add value, enrichment, and emotions to one’s travel experience. In Alta Badia, in the heart of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site, traditions are still lived every day. Read the full article in Discover Germany, Switzerland…

Art & Culture Events in the Salzkammergut

In the Salzkammergut you can experience a lot of art and culture. The spectrum ranges from classical music, poetry, jazz, Austropop, theatre and customs to cabaret and operetta. Check out the 2024 events in English here. Or watch the news clip from the Heute Journal in German here.

Online Advent Calendar

Our Advent Calendar, featuring 24 Christmas markets in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Canada (including Saskatchewan), is now available online. Each day, a new market will be revealed, accompanied by its history, German traditions, Christmas recipes, and crafts. Additionally, interactive games and quizzes for both kids and adults will be…

“Recognition for Germany” WebTutorial – A Valuable Resource

This free WebTutorial focuses on “Working and Living in Germany” and offers valuable guidance and insights for individuals starting their journey in the country. The International Services provides information and advisory services to support foreign employees, helping them navigate Germany and feel welcome, before and after their arrival.

The Oktoberfest Edition – CBC – Blue Sky Radio

On September 29th we took you listeners on a virtual Oktoberfest adventure. We learned some of the history of Oktoberfest from CBC’s Theresa Kliem, we checked in with German Club festivities happening in Regina and Saskatoon and we learned about why some people this province love polka music thanks to…

Cultural Events in Germany and Austria

We might be coming to the end of summer but that doesn’t mean there is nothing to do, far from it. From the legendary Oktoberfest in Munich to film festivals, wine events and stage plays – take your pick. Check out the events here.

Travel destination Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a captivating travel destination for several reasons. Firstly, it boasts breathtaking natural landscapes, including lush forests, picturesque valleys, and charming villages. Secondly, Luxembourg City, the capital, a UNESCO World Heritage site with its stunning historic architecture and vibrant cultural scene. Additionally, the country’s rich history, diverse cuisine, and warm…

What is new at the Oktoberfest 2023 in Munich

From September 16th to October 3rd, the largest folk festival in the world takes place on the Theresienwiese. At the 188th Oktoberfest this year, you can celebrate for a whole 18 days. The start will be the traditional tapping of the barrel by Mayor Dieter Reiter on September 16 at…

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