Deutschland ticket drama

All through this past fall and winter I must have read at least 20 different articles promising to tell me “everything” I needed to know about the 49-Euro Deutschland Ticket, the successor to last year’s very popular 9-Euro ticket.

Here, there, and everywhere

Living car-free in Berlin One of the main benefits of our move has been the ability to give up our cars and walk, bike, or take transit everywhere we need to go. My kids can easily get to school and extracurricular activities by themselves. (Thank you, Sch├╝lerticket!) Our main grocery store is a five-minute walk,…

Waiting for spring

The thing that’s hardest about winter in Berlin is not the cold.

It’s the dark.

Their way in Deutschland

Born in German colonial territories, many immigrants considered themselves residents of the German Empire. Some had a recognized right to move to Germany, some did not, but almost none were considered eligible for German citizenship.