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Insights about living and working in Germany

World Cup and other catastrophes

What are the differences between Eastern Germany and Western Germany?

Today is the 3rd of October 2020 and it’s a national holdiay in Germany. On the 3rd of October 1990, two independent countries East Germany and West Germany reunified to form the current Federal state of Germany. 30 years later, what are the differences?

Which places should you as a foreign looking person avoid?

My 10 year old son's perspective on corona virus, police brutality and the year 2020

To call 2020 a disaster would be a huge understatement. I in all honesty have no idea what to think or say about it so I invited my 10 year old son to share his thoughts on corona virus, police brutality and the year 2020.

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How the Coronavirus exit strategy looks like in Germany

Germany's exit strategy from the COVID-19 lockdown

It has been four weeks since Germany was put in a lockdown because of the highly contagious COVID-19 virus. A lot has happened since then. People have gotten used to not knowing the day of the week. Unlike the neighboring European countries like France, Italy or Spain where so many have lost their lives, Germany seems to have come out almost unscathed. There have been mounting pressure on the government to ease the lock down and so yesterday, a group of experts from Leopoldina (National Acadmy of Sciences) came up with recommenadtions on how to ease the lock down.

Is Germany playing with fire?

I have no idea.