Easter Celebrations and Traditions in Germany

Easter is a major holiday in Germany as well as neighboring German-speaking countries. As the days are getting warmer and longer; one cannot help but realize yellow daffodils, crocuses and clay bunnies decorating households –even streets and shopping malls. Easter is not only an important religious holiday but also a family holiday and thus celebrated accordingly. It is mainly to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. After a cold and long winter, Easter heralds the coming of much-anticipated spring. There is a range of Easter customs and traditions that have spread to other parts of the world as well. Read this post to learn more all about Easter in Germany! Weiterlesen

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10 Things to Know before Moving to Germany

So recently I have been rereading my previous posts and now it kinda feels that the things that were surprising or weird for me when I arrived to Germany are no longer so. I’m getting used to living here in this country, to all its traditions and customs. Fortunately, I can adjust to almost any conditions quite easily and I’m not likely to experience culture shock, but I feel obliged to give some advice to those who have decided to take a leap of faith and start a new life in this amazing country but still feel a bit confused or frustrated. Weiterlesen