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Genuss x Zeit in Schwetzingen

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The world-renowned Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart visited Schwetzingen three times during his short life – in 1763 as a seven-year-old child prodigy, and later in 1777 and 1790 as a musician and a conductor.  On September 1, 2018, the city acquires another Austrian connection – “Genuss x Zeit – Die österreichische Botschaft“. Some of …

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Ice Rolls in Speyer

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The technique for ice rolls originated from Southeast Asia, and it’s been rolling into Europe and the Americas over the past few years.  In Thailand, it’s known as stir-fried ice cream, “I-Tim-Pad”. Here in the Rhine-Neckar region, you can enjoy the spectacle of ice rolls in Speyer, at Eismanufaktur Englert.  The store has been open for …

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Advent, Advent, ein Lichtlein brennt

Advent Christmas Markets Rhine-Neckar region

Every year, Christmas markets spring up around Germany in the weeks before the holidays, signaling the beginning of Advent.  Germany’s Christmas markets are famous all over the world.  Even the smallest community would have its own market.  Larger towns and cities would boast of a few.  Through the years, each market has stayed true to …

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Possibly The Best Ice Cream in Mannheim

Possibly the best ice-cream in Mannheim

In 2016, the weekly Hamburg-based newspaper “Zeit Magazin” wanted to know where one could get good ice-cream in Germany.  Over 33,000 readers nationwide responded, nominating their favorite ice-cream parlors.  The top 15 are compiled in this map below: Lucky for us based in the Rhine-Neckar region, 2 of the 15 are located close by: Vannini in Worms, and Zeitgeist …

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Possibly The Most Popular Ice Cream in Worms

Vannini Worms

In 2016, the weekly Hamburg-based newspaper “Zeit Magazin” wanted to know where one could get good ice-cream in Germany.  Over 33,000 readers nationwide responded, nominating their favorite ice cream parlors.  The top 15 are compiled in this map below: Lucky for us based in the Rhine-Neckar region, 2 of the 15 are located close by: Vannini in Worms, and …

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Home of Happy Cows

Food Explorers Weinheim Milchtankstelle

“Home of Happy Cows” is a dairy farm owned by the Großhans family in Weinheim, and they boast of a 24/7 “Milchtankstelle” (literally, milk filling station) supplying fresh milk at the press of a button!  Located along the road leading to the Miramar water park in Weinheim, the Milchtankstelle is easily accessible by foot, bicycle or car.  You could …

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Persian Shop in Heidelberg

Persian Shop Heidelberg

Heidelberg has a second Persian food shop!  “Pars” opened its doors for business in March 2017 in the suburb of Rohrbach.  The shop itself is not that big, but one can find a good range of Persian food items on the shelves, including good quality Persian rice, precious saffron strands and various floral and herbal distillates …

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