German Culture @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/germanculture German Culture And More. Welcome to your guide to Germany, and the culture and traditions of German speaking countries. From castles, customs, cuisine, yes there is one, to present day life, history, arts, language, facts, festivals and travel. en-us Copyright 2019 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:50:10 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg German Culture @ BellaOnline http://germanculture.bellaonline.com German Bread - Fast Facts http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183251.asp Germany is a "Bread Paradise". With over 3050 registered varieties, almost all available types of grain used, from wheat, rye, barley and oats to millet, corn, rice and potato starch. While bread rolls go under so many different names in the various regions it is easier just to point. Tue, 6 May 2014 00:32:00 EST Germany and its Storks http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art179852.asp They are "Harbingers of Spring", bringers of babies, stars of myth, superstition and a theme route. Storks...high on the list of Germany's favorite wildlife, it's "celebration time" when they return to their nests on cliff-ledges, rooftops and chimneys, after wintering in warmer climates. Thu, 7 Mar 2013 02:47:47 EST Germany's House Cleaning Culture http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art177868.asp "Putz anfallen", the German speaking world's love of cleaning and tidying everything in sight, shows no sign of ending. Those "cleaning attacks", necessary or not, day or night and at any time of year, are an "enjoyable", even compulsive, pastime...with rules and traditions of course. Wed, 5 Sep 2012 03:33:33 EST