Imagine the world without beer. Without the computer, television or automobile. Pretty scary, right? Thankfully, German inventors and founders really came through, and we have all of these life-changing products and well-loved brands today. Heinz ketchup, Nivea skin care, Adidas sportswear, Mercedes-Benz cars – and that’s just the beginning. Brush up on your knowledge of German inventions and brand-name products right here.
Get inspired to discover your German heritage with these suggested trip itineraries.
Venture to Germany to discover memorials, museums and historical sites dedicated to cultural heritage. See where famous Germans were born and raised and search museum collections and archives for clues about your ancestors, bringing their emigration story to life.