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GERMANY TRAVEL GUIDE
WHAT TO EATSausages (type varies by region), Spätzle (egg-based noodles), potato-based sides like kartoffelsalat (potato salad), hearty meat dishes like sauerbraten (marinated roast beef) and Black Forest cake (actual German name: Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte).
WHAT TO BRING BACKAuthentic beer steins, traditional wooden Christmas pyramids, flavours of German Haribo gummy bears you can’t find at home, German beer and lebkuchen (heart-shaped gingerbread cookies with cute messages).
FUN FACTYou can thank Germans for a few things: cars, aspirin, toothpaste, X-ray technology, Adidas sneakers, kindergarten, the theory of relativity, Snow White, helicopters, MP3s and the printing press. Alternately, we’re not too sure about some of their less-inspiring inventions, like perms and the Kiwi-to-Go box (why?!).
IMPORTANT INFOFor more information on all necessary travel documents and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.
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