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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Room for Everyone in Mayor’s Response to PEGIDA Immigration Protests

December 24th, 2014 (0)
MUNICH - (MunichNOW News) — Momentum has been building with a protest movement in Germany, while counter demonstrations show that the citizens are beginning to take this seriously. A few months ago in the Saxon city of Dresden, a grassroots ...

A German Heart Pumps Turkish Blood

December 18th, 2014 (1)
Emir M. stands up when his aging father comes in, as does everyone else in the family. They all do this whenever their father enters the room for the first time of the day, or after he has been ...

Walking in a Glühwein and Food Wonderland - The Regensburg Market

December 17th, 2014 (0)
MUNICH (MunichNOW Culture) — Making your way through crowds of glühwein-toting revelers, greeted with the scent of freshly roasted almonds is a not-so-subtle reminder it’s that time of year again.  The season’s inevitable annual visit to the Christmas markets brings ...

Christmas Trees in Bavaria: Fresh and Pricey

December 17th, 2014 (0)
On the first day of Christmas my Bavarian friend gave to me: a freshly cut tree. Everything Christmas begins with the tree in Bavaria. Although there have been some inroads made upon this tradition with artificial trees, the majority ...

Krampus: The Best Reason to be Very, Very Good This Year

December 3rd, 2014 (0)
Text and Photos: Beth Suda Berr In this age of über-Christmas commercialism, Germany has somehow kept a sense of mysticism alive in its long nights, warm, cozy Wirtshouses, Christmas markets, and candle-lit Christmas trees. This mysticism is also kept ...

Munich Christmas Market Round Up

December 2nd, 2014 (0)
MUNICH (MunichNOW Life) There are Christmas Markets all over the city, not just in Marienplatz as you might assume. Each one of these more local markets has its own character and style, and many times special food and drink. ...