Thalby Guide to German People and SocietyThe Germany Series
Curated with care by German reporters, correspondents and researchers. It brings you all the social insight you need and helps you understand how German people live, love and work today and why communities are the way they are. Think of it as having coffee with your smart and trusted friend living in Berlin.
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The importance of being honest and direct.
Did you know that honesty was a military principle which became a national ideal with the help of a pop tune?
Advances in sexual equality, and Germany’s dynamic LGBTQ scene.
There’s never been a better time to be LGBTQ in Germany.
Germany’s long history of welcoming migrants.
Did you know that some of the earliest migrants to Germany arrived 1,400 years ago, and still hold special festivals?
Ancient artisans and guilds.
Did you know that a German artisan can handcraft a piano in 12 months?
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