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Fall Tips: Halloween, Martinstag, Advent

October is a great time to plan ahead for some of the upcoming German festivities.
• Halloween costumes can be used again at Fasching (also known as Fastnacht or Karneval). So choose one you can wear again, or pick up a few at the after-Halloween festivities. Also consider going to a costume swap, such as those [...]


Halloween Costumes

Think outside the box when developing your Halloween costumes and take inspiration from some of your favorite German characters:  Wickie, Prinzessin Lillifee, Asterix, Biene Maja, Tim und Struppi, even “Maus” from Sendung mit der Maus.

One of T1′s favorite books was “Ich hab einen Freund, der ist Müllmann“, so of course we had to come up [...]


Magazines Subscriptions

Have a serving of German language and culture regularly delivered to your front door! We now offer a small selection of family-friendly magazine subscriptions for our U.S. customers, including GEOmini, GEOlino, Eltern, Disney Lustiges Taschenbuch and more.  Other subscriptions are also available, so email us if you are interested in additional titles.


Trump Card Games

We’ve added a few new card games to our inventory. These Trump card games have been quite popular with our kids over the past few years. We currently stock 2 classic games “Tierbabys”and “Gefährdete Meerestiere”.

Tierbabys  (Animal Babies) - These are a big hit with our daughter; she loves the photos of the animal babies. Truly,who can [...]


Celebrate your German heritage

It’s October, and another busy week for the German-American community – it’s National German Week (Oct 1-7)!

This Tuesday, Oct. 3, is also German Unity Day (Tag der Deutschen Einheit), which marks the reunification of Germany in 1990.  Erik’s insider tip: since it’s a holiday in Germany, there are no trucks on the Autobahn – ZOOM!

To close out [...]