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German Bread

  German Bread It’s a cultural thing. Anyone who has traveled to or lived in Germany knows German bread to be the best. Every time I return to the U.S. after a stay in Germany, I mourn the loss of … Continue reading

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Appreciating a Different Pace of Life

My first trip to Germany was on a turboprop plane with Icelandic Airlines. Our layover to refuel was in Reykjavik, Iceland. The noise of the engines remained in my ears for a couple of days after I landed in Germany. … Continue reading

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