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The Magazine promoting German, Swiss and Austrian lifestyle, travel and business.

Discover Germany is a unique English-language showcase for Germany, Switzerland and Austria. It appeals to all those who have a relationship with or a connection to these countries – be it through family, business, tourism, migration or investment.

Discover Germany, Issue 54, September 2017 Cover

Discover Germany, Issue 54, September 2017 is out now!

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Hannes Jaenicke - 'Becoming an actor was an accident'

Actor, environmental activist, author: Hannes Jaenicke is many things in one. He speaks to Discover Germany about his latest projects, why the world needs more mavericks, his motivation to change the world and more.

Born in 1960, Hannes Jaenicke grew up in Germany and the USA before he become one of Germany’s most respected actors. “As a boy, I wanted to become a trucker. Later on, ski and motorcycle racer or ice hockey pro.  Becoming an actor was actually more of an accident. During and after my school days I tried quite a lot of different things. I worked in a record store, as a waiter, was briefly enrolled at university to become an English and sports teacher. Then, actor guests who were regulars at the restaurant that I worked...

"2015 will be excellent. […] Tourism worldwide as well as in Germany remains on the growth path. The desire to travel is unbroken."
Dr. Michael Frenzel, President of the Bundesverband der Deutschen Tourismuswirtschaft BTW (Federal Association of the German Tourism Industry)


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