Lifestyle and Cuisine

Lifestyle, design, housing, food and drink, organic markets, regional specialties, Riesling and star cuisine: Current and background information on lifestyle and cuisine.

Topic of the week: Discovering the federal states

A culinary journey

What do people from Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia or Rhineland-Palatinate eat? Typical dishes that were created under the influence of neighbouring countries.
Topic of the week: Discovering the federal states

Celebrations create a sense of unity

How are celebrations held in the federal states? What beach fires and Carnivals have in common: Germany's festivals, celebrations and traditions.
Topic of the week: Discovering the federal states

High German and Low German

How do Saarlanders and Saxons speak? How many dialects are there? Linguist Stephan Elspaß explains peculiarities of the German language.
Topic of the week: New country life

Yen for country life

Most people in Germany live in cities, but many are drawn to the countryside. Seven facts about a trending topic.

German superlatives

The tallest church, the narrowest street, the biggest thirst: Germany is the world leader in these unusual categorieswelchen dabei ist.