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Have you visited Germany before or know someone who has fallen so head over heels in love with the country that you wished you could either live here or take it home with you? Well guess what, you can! If you loved the cuisine, you can bring home the recipes! If you loved the language, you can bring home funny books about the German language!
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If you’re looking for German inspired gifts for the person who loves all things German/Bavarian, than look no further than this German gift guide! Many of these are traditional gifts you would find in Germany, at Christmas Markets or in gift shops. The recipe books include traditional, every day German meals, which even my husband and I have and use on a weekly basis, and quite personally, I can not recommend the Biergarten cookbook enough! We absolutely love it and it’s my favorite gift to give to friends and family who leave Germany hungry for more!
Or perhaps, you just want to help someone with their first time visit to Germany by gifting them some of the best travel guides for Germany, which are my travel Bibles! Maybe they plan to visit Oktoberfest for the first time or want to host their own Oktoberfest inspired house party, I’ll set you in the right direction!
Have you been to Bavaria and love, Love, LOVED the food? Then give the gift of food by bringing home this authentic Bavarian biergarten cookbook loaded with delicious recipes and history clearly explained in English! Learn how to make obazda, schnitzel or even a Bavarian burger!
Want to learn REAL German slang you’ll never learn while at school? Then consider this hilariously funny (and sometimes outdated) smart ass German language book and as gag gift! You’ll have the whole room laughing!
If you’re looking for a simple guide book to help you navigate through Germany without slang words which might get you in trouble, then consider this German Phrase Book with every day phrases for getting around!
If you’re looking for a more detailed guide with a plethora of history, near by smaller towns, recommendations of where to stay, eat and drink, then consider my second favorite travel guide with expert advice!
Traditional Bavarian Tracht for Oktoberfest
Headed to Oktoberfest soon? Consider buying your traditional Tracht before you go! Choose your size and your outfit is complete with the Lederhosen, the shirt, wool socks and shoes! However, you can also find a plethora of store in Munich offering both cheap quality and authentic quality Tracht.
Ladies, grab your traditional Dirndl before you go to Oktoberfest in a variety of colors and sizes which includes the cropped blouse, the dirndl dress & the apron! Consider saving it for a return visit…or dare I say…Halloween.
Ladies, spruce up your traditional Dirndl by adding a bit of Schmuck! Grab this adorable necklace with the edelweiss flower which is the most iconic symbol of Bavaria!
Gentlemen, top off your complete Oktoberfest look by adding this traditional holiday Fedora hat! Where it for Oktoberfest or even on special occasions and feel like a real Bavarian!
Non-Perishable German Foods
Did you fall in love that sweet Bavarian mustard while enjoying a Weißwurst while visiting Bavaria? Well, now you can take home a jar or two or three of Händlmaier’s Sweet Bavarian Mustard based right here in Regensburg!
Did you fall in love with German candies such as Duplo while you lived/visited Germany? Well now you can take it home with you! Never had it before? It’s a delicious hazelnut chocolate bar, almost similar to a KitKat.
Everyone who visits Germany immediately falls in love with the original Haribo Gummi Bears which come in an assortment of flavors. Now you can take home mini snack sized bags of your favorite candy!
Love German chocolate? Can’t live without it? Stock up on these mini Ritter Sport chocolates in a variety of flavors! My favorite? The Knusperflakes!
Traditional German Souvenirs
Having bought 3 cuckcoo clocks throughout the span of my love of Germany, I can’t resist sharing an identical and authentic cuckoo clock I bought! Nothing is more pleasing than the sound of a cuckcoo clock chirping on the hour!
Having an Oktoberfest-themed Party?
Spice up your Okoberfest-themed party with German photo booth props to add some chuckles and memories! With 20 pieces, you’ll be taking pictures for days!
German Inspired Clothes
Have children and love all things German? Buy your baby girl this adorable pink onesie she can wear to display her love!
Did you fall in love and marry a German/American? Grab this adorable infant romper for your baby to display your bi-national love in pink, blue, green or white!
Grab this Women’s “Prost” (German for Cheers!) T-shirt to show off just how much you love German beer and all things German!
Unfortunately, it’s rare to find any movies about Germany that don’t have to do with the Second World War but often, these based on true story movies are the most fascinating and the most inspiring. If you’re a big WWII buff like myself, then you’ll love the following movies that are in my own personal collection!
Whether you lived in Germany or visited for a short time and have fallen in love with the country, you can easily take hope you’re favorite bits and feel like you’re right back here in Deutschland! Hopefully, you’ll feel like you never even left!