Category Archives: Germany

The age of sexual consent in Germany

Besides the FAQ on my blog, my AllExperts profile is one of the best sources on German law for English speakers, with over 1,000 answered questions already. Sometimes, even I get a question that I haven’t had before and which … Continue reading

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Advice on litigating a child custody case in Germany

On AllExperts, I received this question about child custody in Germany and some related matters: Hello, I am an American living abroad in Germany. 5 months ago I married an Estonian man and gave birth to our daughter. Due to a … Continue reading

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Spring in the Bavarian Forest

My father sent this photo to keep me up to date about the change of seasons in Germany. It shows the creek Kleine Ohe near Waldhäuser in Bavaria. I have been trying to convince my father to travel with me … Continue reading

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Thoughts of the Day 7

Don’t blame me for looking at your ( . )( . ) when you wear sunglasses and I can’t look at your eyes. In Venezuela, the richest country in South America between the 1950s and the 1980s, and still the … Continue reading

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President Busch is dead

Yes, Bolivia had a President Busch, too. In a strange coincidence, Germán Busch was the 41st and 43rd President of Bolivia, just like George Bush Sr. and Jr. were the 41st and 43rd Presidents of the United States of America. … Continue reading

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Thoughts of the Day 1

Every day, my head, my notebooks and pieces of paper all over my apartment rapidly fill up with ideas about articles, comments on current affairs and links to other interesting stuff which I want to turn into stories. Some time. But … Continue reading

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How far can you get by train?

One of my readers wrote that he had been wondering how far he could get if he took his local commuter train and continued traveling with no other means of transport than the railway. As a train enthusiast, I couldn’t stop thinking about … Continue reading

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