The Royal wedding is only five days away, guest blogger @hepburn4ever tries to explain why the Germans, and herself in particular, still love the Royal family and all things British.
What is the real symbol of Bavaria, the Crucifix or the Pretzel? Bavarian President Markus Söder thinks he knows, but which one would cause him more trouble?
It’s Spargelzeit in Germany, which seems to be a reason to celebrate. With Spargel. So much goddamn spargel.
Why do Berliners hate the people of Schwaben in Southern Germany? Is it because they have different names for cakes and bread? Is it because Swabians are trying to force cultural change? Or is there a larger problem?
Every German city has them, but what motivates the silent watchers of Germany's streets?
Britain is obsessed by the weather, especially when it snows. Does Germany care as much and what did they make of Britain's brush with "The Beast from the East"?
Germans have no qualms about correcting mistakes, but is that really as helpful as they think?
Swearing is meant to be offensive, which is probably why it's so much fun, but who swears too much, expats or Germans?
Germans are humourless, everyone knows that. So how do we explain the carnival season in Germany and why are they so worried about what is and isn't funny?
Are you "The Local" or "The Adviser"? There is more than one way to learn a language, which type of learner are you?
Is Bavaria the heart of traditional Germany? Perhaps, but it has more in common with Yorkshire than it might like to admit.
Germany knows how to combat overt racism, but has it done enough to combat the covert racist microaggressions that happen everyday.
We all want to know the future, but only one person can help you.
Warning: spoilers for 2018
We know Germany invented all the good Christmas traditions, but which ones have they kept for themselves?
It's time for the Christmas party, but why aren't the Germans dreading it?
There are many guides to German Christmas Markets, but only one that is willing to tell the shocking truth.
Germans are generally quite friendly, that is until you start asking about the weather.
Germany is working through some issues, so why is English language media so panicked?
The customer is always right, but in Germany they are happy to show you're a moron.
The Laternelaufen , St Martin and name days are mainstays of German culture, but what has lego, He-Man and fake saints go to do with it?