Learn first-hand about the rich history of Germany and participate in the energetic atmosphere of German pop-culture and the modern lifestyle of today! From the scenic mountains of the south to the romantic Rhine valley, Germany has lush green gardens, parks, and forests, as well as historic castles for you to explore. Learn about German politics--both past and present--and get a feel for what distinguishes, separates or unifies East and West Germany. Celebrate national and regional holidays with your host family, and discover Germany's rich heritage in music, history, science, and art. Come and experience the heart of Europe!