Plus one immune booster used often in Germany.
Being sick is a drag in any language. Your throat gets scratchy, it hurts, you get all phlegmy...you feel awful, you're tired, and you miss out on work, time with your friends, your family. What a drag.
Now more than ever we've become aware of taking very good care of ourselves when we get sick. Here are a couple of German lozenges you might not have heard of that are excellent to have on hand.
You can order them from the Smallflower.com...
One of the hardest parts of shopping for authentic German food is actually your location. If you don't live near a city with a German supermarket or your supermarket doesn't carry international products, it can be difficult to shop for them.
Plus there are no surprises when you shop for it all yourself. Why not enjoy a surprise now and then?
What if you could get a box of authentic German products shipped to your door every month and each month it's a surprise? New products, different items,...
A Kobold is a "house spirit," a German folk being who takes care of household tasks and sometimes causes mischief.
Britannica.com has a fantastic description of a Kobold that includes this important information:
"...mischievous household spirit who usually helps with chores...He is temperamental and becomes outraged when he is not properly fed. He sometimes sings to children."
Can you imagine that kind of Hausgeist being your Gute Nacht Geschichte?
There are different...
It's not quite Christmas *yet*, however so many people are planning and buying their Christmas presents early this year that it's really a good idea to start planning for your German Christmas gifts now.
That's so German.
Here are 5 gift ideas whether you like to give bath & body products, German food items, or fancy Austrian wine glasses for Christmas.
You can order them all from home and whether you'd like to spend $25 or $250 (or more!), there is something here for you....
Finding interesting story books for A2 German learning doesn't have to be a chore - here you can read the research I've done for you and simply purchase the books and have them delivered.
Some books are available in digital versions, which does save space, however there are distinct advantages to having a physical book, from less screen time to easily writing notes on the page.
The most important part, however, is having reading material that is at your current level of German (these are all...
So ein Pech!
No Octoberfest this year. Oktoberfest would have been from September 19 to October 4.
So...we make our own!
Here are the three ingredients to make yourself a fun (and safe) Oktoberfest right at home:
Schlager. Essen. Dekorationen.
Schlager Music. Food. Decorations.
Disclosure: On this page there are normal and also so-called "affiliate links." That means that if you click that link and make a purchase, I receive a small commission for it, however your purchase information stays...
Wenn man nicht reisen kann, egal ob man zu wenig Geld hat oder es eine Pandemie gibt, kann man immer das Internet benutzen, um eine virtuelle Reise zu machen.
Es kostet nichts und man kann die gleiche Reise immer wieder machen.
Diese Woche gibt es eine Videoreise nach Bayern. Sie können verschiedene Seen sehen, eine Wiese, verschiedene Städte und vieles mehr.
Kommen Sie für 4 Minuten, 30 Sekunden mit nach Bayern.
When the time isn't right to travel, no matter if it's because money is tight...
One of the best ways to put your dollars to use is, of course, to shop locally and to buy from independent retailers. So if you want to shop direct or shop small for German products, one of the best ways to spend those dollars effectively is to shop direct.
You don't even have to search for a lot of things now, either, as I've created a collection of German, Swiss and Austrian products and services right here at GermanWithNicole.com. It's all listed on the Produkte page.
Here are a few...
How often do you get to tell your German teacher what you want to learn?
If your answer is "not that often," today's your lucky day.
Would you answer eight questions for me? They're mainly questions with check-the-box answers like:
- Why are you learning German?
- What do you like the most about GermanWithNicole?
- What kinds of German learning are you most interested in?
And of course there's room for you to ask questions, share ideas, and tell me more about your German learning experiences.