Street art in Leipzig

Street art in Leipzig

I recently visited Leipzig for the first time in more than 10 years. Back then the city was a mishmosh of decrepit old buildings, hideously ugly GDR-era new buildings, and a lot of construction. Continue reading

Something I love about Germany:

The national obsession with asparagus.

Germany gets all excited in anticipation of Spargel season

This week a newspaper in Munich was promoting a feature on “the first asparagus (where it comes from, how it grows, how much it costs).” Never mind that German asparagus season is still a month away – anticipation is part of the pleasure.