With its many waterways, the
city of Hamburg has more
bridges than Venice, London
and Amsterdam combined.
Spectacular churches and castles--
like this collegiate church in the
tiny village of Dietkirchen--seem
to be around every corner.
With 3 out of every 4 vacations
spent in a foreign country,
Germans are by far the most
An ICE-train at the main train
station in Leipzig. The ICE-trains
travel at speeds up to 280 km/h
or 175 mph.
Germany has 11,800 km of
autobahn. This would be
enough road to take you
from Berlin to Honolulu.
Germany has the third strongest
economy in the world, after
the U.S. and Japan, and it is
the world leader in exports.
The most popular subject of
study at European institutions
of higher education is business
Frankfurt am Main is one of Europe's
most important economic hubs. It
has 332 banks, has the largest stock
exchange and the busiest airport
on the European continent,
and it hosts over 40 international
trade fairs each year.
Citizens of EU member states,
the U.S., Canada, and Japan
can enter Germany and stay up
to 3 months without a visa.
Books & Software (4)
has a wide array of books about German language and culture
& German learning software.
For books in German or books published
in Europe, check at alibris
for both new and used books from dealers around the globe.
General Travel Guides & Maps
Survival Guide: The Language and Culture
You Need to Travel With Confidence in Germany and Austria, by
Elizabeth Bingham, 144 p. (2001)
Steves' Planning Map Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (2005)
Germany: Benelux Austria, Switzerland Czech, Czech Republic: Tourist
and Motoring Atlas, spiral bound. (2004)
German Language for Travelers & Tourists
Planet German: Phrasebook, by Gunther
Muhl, 256 p. (2003)
Steves' German Phrase Book and Dictionary, by
Rick Steves, 224 p. (2003)
German Phrase Book, 224 p. (2001)
Collins Language Survival Guide: Germany: The
Visual Phrase Book and Dictionary, 192 p. (2004)
German at a Glance: Phrase Book & Dictionary for Travelers, by
Henry Strutz, 280 p. (2003)
Rough Guide Dictionary Phrasebook German, 256
German in 7 Days, by Douglas Baldwin.
Travel Books: Germany
Xenophobe's Guide to the Germans, by
Stefan Zeidenitz, Ben Barkow. 64 p. (1999)
Planet Germany, by Andrea Schulte-Peevers,
Sarah Johnstone, et al., 816 p. (2004)
Germany 2005, by Amanda Theunissen,
Germany 2005, by Darwin Porter, Danforth
Prince, 396 p.
Steves' Germany and Austria 2005, by
Rick Steves, 558 p.
Germany: The Only Comprehensive, Unofficial, Opinionated Guide, by
Paul Karr, 416 p. (2001)
Germany, 6th Edition: 60 One Day Adventures
by Rail or by Car in Bavaria, the Rhineland, the North and the East,
by Earl Steinbicker, 352. (2002)
Brown's Germany: Charming Inns & Itineraries 2004, by
Karen Brown, 296 p. (2004)
Travel Books: Austria
Go Austria & Switzerland: Including Munich, 12th
ed., by Kate McIntyre, Veronique Hyland, 592 p. (2004)
Xenophobe's Guide to the Austrians, by
Louis James, 64 p. (2000)
Planet Austria, by Mark Honan, 408
Austria, 10th ed., by Darwin Porter,
Danforth Prince, 512 p. (2003)
Austria's Alps: Hut to Hut, by Jonathan
Hurdle, 237 p. (1999)
Austria's Best-Loved Driving Tours, by
British Auto Association, 176 p. (2004)
Brown's Austria: Charming Inns & Itineraries, by
Karen Brown, 216 p. (2004)
Travel Books: Switzerland
Xenophobe's Guide to the Swiss, by
Paul Bilton, 64 p. (1999)
Planet Switzerland, by Damien Simonis,
Sarah Johnstone, Lorne Jackson, 335 p. (2003)
Steves' Switzerland 2005, by Rick
Steves, 200 p. (2004)
and Climbing in the Western Alps, by
Hilary Sharp, 176 p. (2002)
Switzerland: 45 One Day Adventures by Rail, Car, Bus, Ferry or Cable
Car, by Norman P. T. Renouf, 368 p.
Brown's Switzerland: Charming Inns & Itineraries 2004, by
Karen Brown, 264 p. (2004)
Rail, Road, Lake: The Bradt Travel Guide, by
Anthony Lambert, 416 p. (2000)
Switzerland The Swiss Way: From Vacation
Apartments, Hotels, Mountain Inns, and Huts,by Marcia Lieberman,
Philip Lieberman, 288 p. (1997)
Austria & Switzerland: The Only Comprehensive,
Unofficial, Opinionated Guide, by Paul Karr, Martha Coombs, 288
Travel DVDs & Videos
Rick Steves Best of Travels in Europe -
Germany, Austria & Switzerland, DVD
Treasures of Europe - Germany, VHS.
Germany, VHS. (2000)
Guide: South Germany, VHS. (1998)
Guide: Hamburg, Germany, VHS. (1998)
the Rhine and Mosel, the Romantic Road, VHS.
Seiffen - Germany's Christmas Village, VHS.
Vienna & The Danube, Salzburg & the Lakes District, VHS.
Berner Alps, Western Switzerland, VHS.
Working in German-Speaking Countries
& Working in Germany: Settle in Quickly
and Get the Most Out of Your Stay, by Christine Hall, 276 p. (2001)
& Working in Germany: A Survival Handbook,
by Dan Finlay, 476 p. (2003)
and Working in Germany, by Peter James,
David Kaufman, 200 p. (2002)
and Working in Switzerland: A Survival
Handbook, 10th ed., by David Hampshire, 448 p. (2005)
Global Career Guide: Germany, 52 p.
Global Career Guide: Switzerland, 54
German Business Culture
American and German Business Cultures: A
Manager's Guide to the Cultural Context in Which American and German
Companies Operate, Patrick L. Schmidt, 116 p. (2001)
Shock! Succeed in Business: Germany, by
Richard Lord, 224 p. (1998)
the Know in Germany: The Indispensable
Guide to Working and Living in Germany, book & CD, by Jennifer
Phillips, 256 p. (2003)
German as a Language of Business
Companion: German, book & CD,
by Tim Dobbins, Paul Westbrook, 288 p. (2001)
for Business and Economics: Die Volks- Und Weltwirtschaft, vol.
1, by Patricia Ryan Paulsell, Anne-Katrin Gramberg, Karin U. H. Evans.
for Business and Economics: Die Betriebswirtschaft, vol.
2, by Patricia Ryan Paulsell, Anne-Katrin Gramberg, Karin U. H. Evans.
Wirtschaftssprache für Amerikaner, by
Doris Fulda Merrifield, 336 p. (1994)
Business - German, A. Yeomans, 288
Business Situations: A Spoken Language Guide, by
Paul Hartley, Gertrud Robins, 128 p. (1995)
Business Correspondence, by Paul Hartley,
Gertrud Robins, 176 p. (1996)
Dictionaries of German Business Terms
Oxford German Business Dictionary, by
Madalena Seubel, Neil Morris, 640 p. (2005)
Business Dictionary: English-German / German-English, by
P. H. Colin, 224 p. (2002)
German Dictionary of Business, Commerce and Finance: German-English
/ English-German, 961 p. (1997)
Dictionary, German to English and English to German, by
Wolfgang J. Koshnick, 372 p. (2000)
and Marketing: Encyclopedic Dictionary, English-German, by
Wolfgang J. Koschnick, 859 p. (1998)
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