What Germans think about Italy – Easy German, Episode 232 Since…

What Germans think about Italy – Easy German, Episode 232

Since I got this question on this blog repeatedly, here‘s a random video I just saw on the topic on Easy German‘s YouTube channel. What some Germans think about Italy.

Die Roseninsel (rose island) in the Starnberger See is the only…

Die Roseninsel (rose island) in the Starnberger See is the only island in the lake and the site of one of Bavarian King Ludwig II’s royal villas, which had been commissioned by his father. Ludwig II was particularly attached to it and made frequent renovations and remodelings of the small garden and the rather modest villa, which he called casino. Guests on the island included the famous German classical composer Richard Wagner, his close friend Prince Paul of Thurn and Taxis, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, and Czarina Maria Alexandrovna of Russia. The villa is now a small museum, open to the public.