Culture shocks part I: Lunch

One of the most important cultural differences I have encountered so far in Germany is lunch. HOT lunch to be more precise. Hot lunch is something I only know from my grandmother’s place, and something my stomach considered quite upsetting, having gotten up only a little before! Now lunch might not be a big cultural…

Celle, city of banished queens

Celle is advertised online as the most beautiful town in northern Germany. As I have only seen a handful of other northern German towns I cannot argue against it – and nor do I wish to. It is certainly the most beautiful city I have seen to this date. Home to Germany’s only pre-war synagogue,…