April Fools’ Day

Yesterday was April Fools’ Day. How did the tradition begin? Where is it observed? And what are the most famous pranks that have been played on the public?

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Am I allowed to park here?

One of the things that bothers me about supermarkets in Germany, is the provision of “Mother and child” parking spaces. Perhaps political correctness hasn’t quite got as crazy here as in other countries, but since I do the large shopping run each week with my daughter, it would be nice to have a “Parent and child” parking space that I could use.

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Visiting Finland: an interview with Dr. Raija Seppälä

The Monday Podcast was visited today by Dr. Raija Seppälä, who told us about her work as regional director of the Finnish Tourist Board. How did she start with the tourist board? What is Finland like? How do you get there? How much does Finland depend on tourism? Do the British visit the same things as the Germans? Listen to the podcast and find out…

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