german-american relations

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  German Boss – How to deal with a German CEO in 8 easy steps Yes, the whole company is in an outrage, excited, disappointed and looking forward to finally getting a new CEO, new boss or a newly appointed owner. Now let’s all admit, we just expect that the new boss will be an American. Its American soil darn it! And if they aren’t an American, they sure as heck should act like one. Expectations bulldozered. Just like Trumps immigration ban. Non-American CEOs in America are nothing out of the ordinary. 41% of all Fortune 500 companies were founded by immigrants or by theirRead More →

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Sauerkraut juice – Interesting facts Germany Sauerkraut belongs to Germany, as it does on an American bratwurst. Yet Sauerkraut juice does not originally come from Germany and is older than any historic building in the U.S.A. Sauerkraut juice works wonders on your immune system, is more expensive than any German beer and did you know? Interesting facts about Sauerkraut juice and how to make it yourself!     Sauerkraut juice is more expensive than beer Clocking in at around 1.70 Euros per liter, or converted to 6.40 Euros per gallon (That’s roughly $6.75 per gallon!). Kraut juice is more expensive than milk, German beer orRead More →

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  Studying in Germany for free Studying in Germany for free? Nope. As stated in most regional newspapers in the southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Higher education now comes at a fee. But only for non-Europeans/ international students. Racism? Could be. Are they allowed to do so? Most probably. And the 1.500 Euros per semester may be due as of next year, 2017.     My apologies International students: Americans & Brits. With an average annual college tuition in the U.S. of around 36,000 dollars per year; And with an annual average of 12,000 pounds per year in the UK for tuition, I am feelingRead More →

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12 Summer survival tips: Things to do in Germany Geographically speaking, Germany should have the same climate as mid-Canada. Meteorologically speaking, Germany is much like the Midwest/ Mid-plains USA, regarding temperature and precipitation. So everybody has a tornado hide-out? Nope. So let’s just turn our Air conditioner up a notch, buy mosquito repellent and go to the local Italian ice cream shop. Lemonade stands? Good luck. Summer survival tips for Germany.     1. Order An Extra Side Of Ice Cubes If you don’t order it, it’s not standard. Ice cubes in your drinks. If you are an American in Germany, you get used toRead More →

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Grocery shopping in Germany Assuming you are on a trip to Germany and want to bring back some treats for your family and friends, it is not always easy to find the right product for the right dime. Don’t pay more than you have to in tourist stores, don’t forget to bring your own bags and it is always fly to have the exact amount of cash for your purchase. How to grocery shop like a boss in Germany.     1. Stores names Yes there is a store called Penny. No it’s not like the Dollar Store, and no not everything is for aRead More →