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Christmas in Germany

Over the last two days I found out that Russian Orthodox Christians actually don’t care very much about Christmas. I listened to the Russian radio online and noticed that none of the wishes that people sent to each other and had the radio hosts read out loud on air were about Christmas or Christmas Eve, instead everyone was congratulating the rest on the upcoming new year. Some people may wonder, upon reading…

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10 Signs that Germany is Taken Over By the Christmas Spirit

1. Shops start selling ginger bread, speculoos, chocolate santas and all the other christmasy stuff as early as at the beginning of October. 2. The people in your neighborhood start “competing” for the brightest decorated house (or window if you live in an apartment). 3. The number one thing to do on the weekend is to go to the christmas market on Alexanderplatz, Gendarmenmarkt or in front of Charlottenburg Palace. 4. All…

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