Literature of Luxembourg Part I

Anise Koltz

In Luxembourg, several languages ​​are used. The three official languages ​​are German, French and Letzeburgesch or Luxembourgish. This language, which is currently mastered by about 390,000 people, became one of the country’s official languages ​​in 1984. Some linguists believe that letzeburgesch is not a language of its own, but a variant of German. Yet it is so different from German that a foreigner who knows German will not understand letzeburgesch.…

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Attractions in Cologne

St Martin Church, Cologne

Attractions in Cologne Imhoff Chocolate Museum The museum is housed in a beautiful building on the Rhine and shows all possible details of the fascinating history of chocolate in an entertaining and educational way. The museum also has a production line that is in operation and opens into a chocolate fountain. Address: Rheinauhafen, Altstadt-Süd, Cologne Phone: (0221) 931 88 80 Opening times: Open Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Open on…

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Geography of Luxembourg

Plant life and wildlife in Luxembourg

Luxembourg’s largest stretch east-west is just over 50 km, north-south approx. 80 km. The land is largely formed by the basin areas of the rivers Sûre and Alzette, both flowing into the Sauer, a bee to the Moselle. The northern third of the country, Ösling, is intersected by a continuation of the Belgian Ardennes, which links these with the Eifel in Germany. This meager plateau landscape of Devonian slate with…

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Western and Northwestern Europe

Western Europe

According COUNTRYAAH, Western Europe, is a geographical area of Europe which includes the countries France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Monaco. The area includes the Scandinavian Peninsula and the Pyrenees Peninsula (Iberian Peninsula). Most western European countries have a relatively short distance to the sea. To the south lies the Mediterranean Sea and to the west the North Sea. There are several major inlets such as…

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Berlin Travel Guide

Reichstag (Parliament), Berlin

Berlin City Overview Berlin’s flair is unique. It results from the diverse neighborhoods, the modern life in Germany’s capital city, the historical places, the Berlin snout and the multitude of cultural, entertainment and leisure activities. Berlin is also a city with a lot of historical charm. The former East Berlin in particular offers numerous sights, including the magnificent architecture of the Museum Island or the famous avenue “Unter den Linden”. The Tiergarten, the…

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Zurich Airport (ZRH)

Airport address: Flughafen Zürich AG, PO Box, CH-8058 Zurich Airport Current: The new business and congress center The Circle with restaurants and hotels will be within walking distance of the terminals by 2020 . These hotels include Hyatt Regency Zurich Airport, which is located in The Circle, and Hyatt Place Zurich Airport, which is located on The Circle’s north square. Both hotels and The Circle will open on September 1,…

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Hotels in Berlin

Brandenburg Gate at night, Berlin, Germany

Since the reunited Berlin has become the capital of Germany, the number of hotel rooms has doubled due to increasing demand. The market for business travelers in particular was served. It is advisable to make reservations well in advance, especially if you are looking for an inexpensive hotel. Luxurious (over € 200) Moderate ( € 100 to € 200) Inexpensive (up to € 100). This is the minimum price for a double room with…

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Hotels in Zurich

There is a wide range of hotels in Zurich, ranging from inexpensive to world-class luxury hotels. The following hotels in Zurich are divided into three categories: Luxurious (over 400 CHF) Moderate (200 to 400 CHF) Inexpensive (up to 200 CHF) These are minimum prices for a double room with VAT and breakfast, unless otherwise stated. Lifted Aries Hotel The five-star Widder Hotel in Zurich’s old town consists of eight interconnected…

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Events in Berlin

Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin

Six day races The elite of track racing meet at the popular six-day race in the Velodrome. The competitions take place between 12 to 15 teams of two. Date: January 23, 2020 – January 28, 2020 Place: Velodrom, Berlin Website: http://sechstagerennen-berlin.de/ Admission: With admission fee. International dance festival The international dance festival Tanzolymp takes place every year in the Stage Theater on Potsdamer Platz . National and international dancers from private and state schools worldwide take…

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Events in Zurich

ZüriCarneval The foolish and colorful hustle and bustle of the ZüriCarneval always finds one of its highlights in the CarnevalParade. During the entire carnival season, various celebrations and carnival parties are held in the marquee on the Hirschenplatz. Date: February 28, 2020 – March 01, 2020 Place: Downtown of Zurich Website: http://www.zurichcarneval.ch Entry:Free entry. Sechseläuten Every year on the third weekend in April, the guilds of Zurich and the population…

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