We visit a baumkuchen bakery in Salzwedel, to see how the layered cake-on-a-stick is made and sold.
In Germany, there's perhaps no greater indication that Christmas is coming than festive biscuits. And everyone, says Tamsin Walker, can make them. Or almost everyone.
It's become a typical Christmas decoration both in Germany and in many other parts of the world. Here's how the classic German collectible became emblematic of traditional wooden yuletide decorations globally.
Winter marks the start of a magical time of Christmas markets in Germany. The festive bazaars attract millions of people, including DW's Eesha Kheny who visited Cologne for her very first Christmas market experience.
Fall, autumn, sweater weather — whatever you want to call the cold, gray season leading up to Christmas, there's one thing we can all agree on: It's pumpkin time, and never more so than on today's Pumpkin Day!
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