How to watch German TV worldwide?

This is a very interesting topic especially to all my German friends who love to travel and for those who want to watch German TV wherever they are in this planet. Let me share this story first. I have been traveling with German tourists the past 4 years. For example, during that holiday I had with a group of Germans in Budva, Montenegro last year, many were asking if there are German TV channels in that 4-star hotel we stayed in. I know most of them love to watch Football and the news in German language. Sad to say, most TV channels are in English.

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I  believed this problem can be solved now and the good news is, there is a company like germantvcompany.com who can provide such services. German TV provides TV service from the German TV Company, who is a pioneer in digital television. Wherever you are around the world, you can already watch over 90 of the most popular German channels in digital quality. (more…)

 

Searching for Christmas Market Trips in Germany

I am back here! I can’t imagine I was away here for a decade. Life is sometimes so busy. Now, I am really very busy like never before. This is the effect of having a full time job. When you come home after work, you are already tired and all you want to do is relax. I cannot also relax that much because there are also a lot of offline tasks  or home chores to do. Thanks to technology for providing me its invention like the washing machine or oven. I can bake some foods while doing some online tasks and so with laundry. I am just done with 2 loads of laundries tonight. I am working the whole weekend  but I also see to it that I do some home chores during these days.

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Christmas Market in Regensburg, Bavaria in Germany

Back to the main topic folks! I am glad that my first vacation leave for this year was approved. I got the confirmation yesterday.  (more…)

 

Missing the Live Music in a German Festival today

Hello folks! I am back here again. How are you doing? I hope everything went fine for the month of August. Some more hours and another month is almost coming. I hope that your August turn-out great over-all.

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Inside the beer tent during one of the Volksfest or funfair I experienced in Bavaria, Germany.

How’s your weather now?  Ours is not really that friendly. It seems that summer is almost ending in our area. In fact, it is raining at the moment outside and some of my plans for today did not really happened. I was planning to go in an Asian buffet just to eat some seafoods. (more…)

 

Germany’s Football Team Continues to Dream to be the World’s Champion

I cannot imagine how many millions of people around the world watched the match between Germany and Brazil last Tuesday, July 8, 2014. I wished good luck to my team Germany in this previous article. It was a very exciting and breath-taking game that I stayed until dawn watching it. Until now, I still cannot comprehend how did it happened. Brazil’s  foot all team are also world class and they really play good. Sad to say, they lose  the  game  against  Germany during the semi-finals held at the the Estádio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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Germany’s players against Brazil last July 8, 2014. Sorry  for the blurry picture. Thanks to ARD  TV for this.

Someone told me that Germany always win against the host-country and this time, they did it again and their dream to be the world’s football champion continues.

During the first 18 minutes of play, Germany already did 5 goals. Thomas Müller did the first goal and was  followed by Miroslav Klose. It was his 16th goal at a World Cup, surpassing Ronaldo as the all-time World Cup top scorer.   The Deutsche National Elf (German National team) made an over all 7 goals winning against Brazil who has only  1  goal.  (more…)

 

Germany Versus Brazil in FIFA World Cup 2014

The FIFA World Cup fever is still going on and the game is about to begin! Tonight at 22:00 ECT, Brazil and Germany will match for the World Cup semi-final 2014. I know for sure, millions of people around the world especially those who are football fanatics, will surely watch the game. Tonight’s game will be held in game at Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte.

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Thomas Müller, 24 years old, who made 3 goals during their first game against Portugal.

Sad to say, it is currently raining in Bavaria, Germany. There are many towns and cities in this country who will have public viewings. I am hoping that the rain will stop before the game begins. There will also be live streaming in the internet or you can watch it  live in your  television channel, if it is available. I am glad we have one. (more…)

 

Lufthansa Pilot Strike 2014 Almost Over

Frankfurt airport is quite not so busy since the Lufthansa’s pilots’  strike   started last April 2. I heard this news over the  radio a lot of  times and also read it on  German local newspapers. I also watched some news about  the  3-day strike of  Lufthansa’s pilots in the television. It started last April 2 and will end April 4, 2014   at  midnight.  The said strike is said to be over  early retirement of the pilots. (more…)

 

Welcome to CeBIT 2014 in Hannover

Have you heard about the word CeBIT. If you love  technology  especially computers, this event is  the perfect one for you to visit. I always hear about Cebit especially when it is announced over the radio or being featured in the German television news.  I also browsed and read  a lot of it in the internet.  Tonight,  while watching the news on TV, the reporter mentioned that CeBIt   is finally opened.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel together with UK prime Minister David Cameron have opened the CeBIT 2014. This event takes place from March 10-14, 2014 in Hannover Messe. It is  open from 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. (more…)

 

Hearing Christmas Carols in Meissen

The weather was quite cold and chilly that night but it did not hindered us from seeing the place. Yes, I know that Christmas season is over. Indeed Fasching and carnival season is also done in Germany. I am just trying to remember that lovely evening I had when I visited the Christmas market in Meissen.  I traveled there together with some friends.

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Christmas market in Meissen, Germany. This  city is very famous for its porcelain manufacture.   (more…)

 

It’s Malling Time in Regensburg

This is so far the nearest city where I can for for window shopping. When I am really getting bored, I will just drive there or I will take  the train. Taking this public transportation is great and besides  I can also avoid stress when  driving.  The other reason is, parking is quite expensive in the city. Most of the time, I prefer to go with the train.

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Inside the Arcaden Mall in Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany.

There are two shopping malls I love going to in Regensburg. One is the Donau Einkaufszentrum (Danube Shopping Center) and the other one is the Arcaden, known as the Arcade mall. The bigger one is the Donau Einkaufszentrum and this is where I always love to go shopping.  (more…)

 

Rosenmontag, Carnival’s Highlight in Germany

So today is the Rosenmontag or Shrove Monday in Germany. It is literally known as “Rose Monday”. This day is considered to be the highlight of the German Karneval or carnival. I heard over the radio that the school goers are having off from school during the Fasching days. It means they can also enjoy and party during the carnival celebration.

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Fasching or carnival parade in Hemau last March 2, 2014.   Fancy and colorful  costumes  of the participants.

Rosenmontag is celebrated in mostly Germany speaking countries including Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Other parts of the globe are also celebrating the carnival season especially the most famous one in Rio de Janiero and in Venice, Italy. (more…)

 
 

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