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euromaxx: The Truth about Germany | Video Podcast | Deutsche Welle: Episodes

Germany, with an average of 231 people per square kilometre, has a population density that is seven times higher than in the United States. That means, many Germans live fairly close to their neighbors. Our intrepid reporter Michael Wigge went out to find out how Germans deal with the people on the other ...
Germany, with an average of 231 people per square kilometre, has a population density that is seven times higher than in the United States. That means, many Germans live fairly close to their neighbors. Our intrepid reporter Michael Wigge went out to find out how Germans deal with the people on the other ...
Germany, with an average of 231 people per square kilometre, has a population density that is seven times higher than in the United States. That means, many Germans live fairly close to their neighbors. Our intrepid reporter Michael Wigge went out to find out how Germans deal with the people on the other ...
Germany, with an average of 231 people per square kilometre, has a population density that is seven times higher than in the United States. That means, many Germans live fairly close to their neighbors. Our intrepid reporter Michael Wigge went out to find out how Germans deal with the people on the other ...
This week our roving reporter Michael Wigge is touring the country in a bid to find out just how passionate his fellow Germans are.
And while we're on the subject of orchestras and classical music - it just so happens that Michael Wigge took that as his cue for this week's reportage. Our roving reporter sets out to see if Germans can live up to their reputation of being big on classical music...and whether or not they can spare good ...
In this episode of our series The Truth about Germany, Michael Wigge finds out why Germans are so interested in technology and how good they really are at negotiating technical challenges.
This time our roving reporter Michael Wigge is taking a look at Volkswagen cars as he tries to find out what makes them so popular. He will be visiting the company's headquarters in Lower Saxony.
With most sectors still reeling from the shock waves of the financial crisis there's been a lot of talk about the art market, how prices have slumped, or how many younger artists are benefitting from the fact that buyers are happy to pay lower prices these days. Unchanged however is the fact that contemporary ...
You've heard the phrase "someone with two left feet" which refers to someone who can't dance. Well at home I'm referred to as the man with two left hands as I am useless at do it yourself jobs around the house. It's a major achievement when I can change a light bulb successfully. Why am I telling you ...
Nobody hikes like the germans. On the weenends, up to two million hikers and nature lovers retreat to the wild green yonder. But what spurs them on through sleet and rain to thoug it out with Mother Nature?
Our roving reporter sets out to see if Germans can live up to their reputation of being big on classical music...and whether or not they can spare good old Beethoven the rolling over!
In this week's installment of our series "The Truth About Germany," euromaxx reporter Michael Wigge examines the relationship between Germans and bread. It's one of the country's favorite staples, and bakers in Germany have mastered more than 300 different ways to bake a loaf of carbs.
This time we are off to Hamburg's famous red light district.
A modern cliche is that Germans are great painters. This doesn't apply to the whole population of course but contemporary art with a German signature on it can up the price of the work quite a bit. Wigge has been trying to find out why.
In our weekly series, "The Truth About Germany", our intrepid reporter Michael Wigge investigates stereotypes and this week he's off to the Ruhr Valley region. Germany's biggest urban sprawl and former industrial heartland has been chosen as one of the 2010 European Capitals of Culture. Reason enough ...
And on a more seasonal note - it's now time to ponder the truth about Christmas in Germany - courtesy of our roving reporter Michael Wigge who explores German Christmas traditions.
In our regular series on clich├ęs surrounding Germany and its people, our roving reporter Michael Wigge this time focuses on the idea that Germany has lots of snow and is a winter wonderland. False. There are whole parts of the country that hardly ever get any - like the Rhineland. Wigge is on the search ...
Michael Wigge continues his search for the truth about Germany. Today he heads for the Autobahn, Germany's famous network of highways where you can sometimes drive as fast as you like.
In our weekly edition of "The Truth About Germany," euromaxx reporter Michael Wigge sets out to see just how multicultural Germany has become these days. Wigge investigates in the capital, Berlin.
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