Written by Rachel Gyarmati Ladies and Gentlemen, I am here to announce that Gemeinschaft Season is upon us. ‘Gemeinschaft’ is the German word for fellowship and is the cornerstone of the holiday season. A season that brings planning gatherings for family, friends and organizations I hold dear. If I plan a larger gathering, especially where
Written by Rachel Gyarmati Welcome one and all to Autumn. The season of harvest, cooler weather, and football. It’s also the season of all things spooky. In the spirit of this season, we want to share with you the best of German lore. German lore is fun to research because they’re stories that have lasted
Written by Rachel Gyarmati It’s really easy to slip into a routine with something you love. Especially when it comes to where we eat and drink. Ordering “the usual” at a restaurant is comforting because it guarantees you’ll like what you get. “The usual” can also hold you back from experiencing something new and exciting.
Written by Rachel Gyarmati September is such an exciting month for us that we couldn’t wait another month to discuss it! Every September, the world celebrates Oktoberfest. This festival originated in Munich, Germany, and was founded to celebrate the marriage of a German Prince in October of 1810. The festival gained such a following that
By: Rachel Gyarmati Were you aware that one of Europe’s largest and oldest fireworks displays happens in Germany every Summer? As self-professed German heritage celebrants, we would be doing a disservice not to share the epic show that is the Rhine in Flames Festival. Much like the Fourth of July, the Rhine in Flames Festival