5 Secrets for Marriage Success in the Face of Divides
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We have two sets of German friends. Each couple is in a marriage spanning the former East-West Germany divide. I’m sure many dramatic stories of love affairs between east and … Read More

Trains & Time: What Happens When You Cross Cultures?
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When it comes to time, it’s quite accurate to to view northern Europeans as more time conscious than southern Europeans. Of course, this is an oversimplification. There are extremely timely Italians, Spaniards, … Read More

Receiving the Unexpected Gift: A Lesson in Hospitality
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“Am I ever tired,” I thought to myself as I stepped out onto the train station platform at Oberamergau, a small town in southern Germany known for a yearly Passion … Read More