Tag der deutschen Einheit – German Unity Day

Today is a public holiday in Germany (I do think it should also be a public holiday for Germans abroad, but somehow I doubt it will happen ☺), because it’s the German Unity Day, or Tag der deutschen Einheit. When I grew up in Germany, that day was celebrated on the 17th June because of the … Read more

The Berlin Wall

On the 9th November 1989, the Berlin Wall came down. You may remember the pictures of that day and the news when it happened, and if you can’t remember it, google it and you’ll find lots of pictures of that day. But how much do you know about the wall and how it was built? … Read more

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