2016 Christmas Market Tour Part I: Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein

Author’s Note: This is the first of several installments of the 2016 Christmas market series. To get full coverage of the author’s tours and other stories behind this holiday season, please check out the Files on wordpress (click here), as well as the Flensburg Files on facebook (click here and like to follow).    Moin, Moin,…
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Genre Of The Week: A Christmas Memory By Truman Capote

When learning about American culture and literature, there is a canon of authors, whose most popular books, in the eyes of non-native speakers of English, are highly recommended to read. One of the authors mentioned in this canon is Truman Capote. When looking at his life in general, it was marred by family crises while…
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Genre Of The Week: A Cup Of Christmas Tea By Tom Hegg

Author’s Note: It’s that time of year again. The holidays are approaching and with that comes the Christmas market tour. This year’s series will focus on Christmas markets in Saxony in the Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains) as well as some in Schleswig-Holstein. At the time of this posting, a pair of Christmas markets in “Hohen Norden”…
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The Electoral Vote In The US: How It Works.

The US Presidential Elections is one of the most complicated forms of democratic elections in the western world. Since the signing of the US Constitution, which led to the country’s establishment in 1787, the President is elected based on a system that fosters equality among states, known as the Electoral Vote. There, the voters elect…
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RB Leipzig Atop Of The German Bundesliga In Soccer

FC Bayern Munich dethroned of top spot for the first time in almost one and a half years. DORTMUND/LEIPZIG- Before this weekend, two questions were burning in the hearts and minds of soccer fans in Leipzig, Munich, Dortmund and Leverkusen. The first one is how long the team of FC Bayern Munich can stay on…
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