Berlin Apartments

Berlin Apartments

Regional German Food: Leipziger Allerlei is a Saxon dish of…

Regional German Food: Leipziger Allerlei is a Saxon dish of mixed vegetables – there are numerous variations on the basic recipe and the exact mix varies but it usually contains carrots and peas among other vegetables. According to legend, the dish was invented in Leipzig, Sachsen, Eastern Germany, after the Napoleonic Wars to protect the city: in storing more expensive meat-based dishes and serving vegetables instead, city officials hoped to encourage beggars and tax collectors to move on to neighboring cities. The first written recipe is from a 1745 cookbook.

Landstrasse im Spreewald. The Spreewald (“Spree Woods”; Lower…

Landstrasse im Spreewald. The Spreewald (“Spree Woods”; Lower Sorbian: Błota) is a picturesque section of Brandenburg, about 100 km southeast of Berlin. It’s a designated UNESCO biosphere reserve, known for its traditional irrigation system, which consists of more than 200 small canals (total length: 1,300 km). The landscape was shaped during the ice-age. Alder forests on wetlands and pine forests on sandy dry areas are typical in the region. Grasslands and fields can be found as well.

People of Germany: Retiree transportation in the Hansaviertel in…

People of Germany: Retiree transportation in the Hansaviertel in Berlin 😀

A shopping center in Berlin

A shopping center in Berlin