German Culture @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/germanculture Welcome to your guide to Germany, and the culture and traditions of German speaking countries. From castles, customs and cuisine, yes it does have one, to present day life, history, arts, language, facts, festivals and travel. en-us Copyright 2015 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 06:24:45 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg German Culture @ BellaOnline http://germanculture.bellaonline.com Germany's Fairy Tale Road http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art175050.asp By bicycle, car, or of course with seven league boots, the Fairy Tale Road in Germany is a magical journey in the footsteps of Brothers Grimm. Through medieval villages, unspoiled nature and stunning views to a castle filled world of fantasy, sagas, myths and legends. Thu, 2 Feb 2012 14:22:22 EST Germany's Window Boxes and Balcony Gardens http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art173444.asp Every change of season means it is "Makeover Time" for Germany's window boxes. Year round colorful plant filled containers are everywhere. Sometimes a bizarre mixture, but a joy to behold on door stoops, window ledges, trailing from apartment block balconies and walls of ancient farm houses. Fri, 7 Oct 2011 01:03:28 EST Germany's Beer Gardens http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art172374.asp From early Spring through Summer and Autumn a visit to a Beer Garden is a seasonal "must do" in Germany. Originally a way of using chestnut tree shaded areas that covered 19th century underground Bavarian beer storage cellars, they soon became a popular, even fashionable, pastime. Thu, 14 Jul 2011 00:18:54 EST