15 Unique Illnesses You Can Only Come Down With in German!

The German language is so perfectly suited for these syndromes, coming down with them in any other language just won’t do. 1. KEVINISMUS At some point in the last couple of decades, parents in Germany started coming down withKevinismus— a strange propensity to give their kids wholly un-German, American-sounding names like Justin, Mandy, Dennis, Cindy,…

What is psychosomatic medicine?

Psychosomatic medicine focuses on the interactions between mind and body and the powerful ways in which emotional, mental, social and spiritual factors can directly affect health. Psychosomatic medicine focuses on the study and treatment of those emotional disturbances that are manifested as physical disorders. The term psychosomatic emphasizes essential unity of the psyche and the…

Top 100 sights and attractions in Germany – part 1

Situated in the heart of Europe, Germany has plenty of fantastic tourist attractions and unique sights to offer. Visitors from all over the world travel to Germany to see architectural treasures and fascinating places of natural beauty. The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is interested in gathering the most popular attractions and has its international…

Austria’s Healthcare System

The Austrian health policy follows the principle of ensuring equal access to high-quality care for all, irrespective of income, age and gender. The level of investment in health-care infrastructure is high by international standards. Also, compared to other OECD countries, the Austrian population enjoys above-average access to major medical-technical equipment, particularly in the area of…

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: A German state with a lot to offer!

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern  is a federal state in northern Germany. The capital city is Schwerin. The state was formed through the merger of the historic regions of Mecklenburg and Vorpommern after World War II, dissolved in 1952 and recreated prior to the German reunification in 1990. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is the sixth largest German state by territory, and the…

Thuringen and its offer – Or what one can do and expect when living in Thuringen!

The free state of Thüringen is located in the central part of Germany. From the northwest going clockwise, Thüringen has borders with the states of Lower Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Sachsen, Bayern and Hessen. Thüringen is the sixth smallest by area and the fifth smallest by population of Germany´s sixteen states. Its capital city is Erfurt. Erfurt…