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The Nuremberg International Toy Fair: back to childhood

The Nuremberg International Toy Fair: back to childhood

The Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair, which is held in the pavilions of NürnbergMesse from February 2 to 6, 2012, is an event put on for operators, distributors and retailers … but also for all those who still feel like a child on the inside. The Nuremberg Toy Fair could be a good idea for a family trip with children: a cultural journey to discover a beautiful city, with a trip to the Spielwarenmesse to please the little ones aged 6-7 years.

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December 22, 2011 in Business.

Germany’s Military History Museum reopens in Dresden

Germany’s Military History Museum reopens in Dresden

At the beginning of 2011, the New York Times made a list of twenty places not to be missed during the year. Among them, there was Dresden, for the lively architectural and cultural activity that is pervading the city in recent years, but especially for the reopening of Mhm, Militärhistorisches Museums, which is considered the third most important museum complex on national history after the House of history in Bonn (Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland) and the German Historical Museum in Berlin (Deutsches Historical Museum.)

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December 16, 2011 in Leisure.

Christmas in Germany. The German version of Italian Panettone: Stollen

Christmas in Germany. The German version of Italian Panettone: Stollen

The Christstollen, or more commonly known as Stollen, is the traditional German Christmas cake. It was first made in Dresden, in the XIV century, but today it has become a tradition throughout Germany, although some local variations have been introduced. As the Milanese Panettone, this is a cake based on sweet yeast dough, containing lots of butter, dried fruit (especially almonds), candied fruit, raisins, and candied citron and orange peels.

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December 6, 2011 in Leisure.