• Weihnachtatraditionen dtsch
    Berlin,  Destinationen,  Destinations,  Deutschland,  Frankreich,  General,  Griechenland,  Italien,  Italy,  Schottland,  Schweiz

    Sit tight: 9 Odd Christmas traditions

    Christmas traditions in Europe Christmas is coming up and I wondered how other European countries might be celebrating this time. My love for curiosities led me directly to some different traditions of our neighbours.  Christmas traditions in Europe are as varied as the countries themselves.   Christmas traditions in Spain: the lottery The Spaniards don’t just try their luck in the new year. The traditional Christmas lottery “Sorteo de Navidad” starts on December 22nd and all Spaniards participate. In 2015, the “El Gordo” jackpot was 4 million euros and the lottery is one of the largest lotteries in the world. The drawing of the lottery numbers is watched on television by…

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    Berlin,  Destinationen,  Deutschland

    What Everybody Ought to Know About Berlin

    Berlin is pulsating and a place with many personalities. There’s something for every taste: art lovers, nightclub visitors, cyclists, crazy shoppers or music freaks. It is organized and, in my opinion, quite easy to understand. But I was born and raised here, so what do I know, right? There are some things friends keep asking me about when they come here. Sometimes it seems confusing to understand the German system of public affairs. So here are my seven most important things that you should take care of when you come to Berlin. 1. Tickets for public transport – always carry coins Ticket machines at BVG underground Source: Tagesspiegel Berlin has…