Cologne's Rose Monday parade draws about a million revelers to the city each year. Two model makers have built a miniature replica of the parade.
Berlin residents originally from the Rhineland who love to celebrate carnival have tried to import the fun and partying to the German capital — in vain, as DW columnist Gero Schliess observes.
Celebrating carnival is a must in Germany's Rhineland. But what about its environmental impact? A village outside Cologne is making carnival greener - without spoiling any of the fun.
It is home to the largest rainforest in the world. It has miles of sandy, deserted beaches, and stunning flat-topped mountains. It invented samba and a drink called caipirinha. So why does Brazil have so few tourists?
Caipirinhas, samba, Havaianas and a host of other Brazilian traditions and products are popular in Germany - and not just during the Olympic Games. Here are a few of our favorite Brazilian exports.
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