Five reasons to date a German (and five not to)
Published: 28 Aug 2013 16:00 GMT+02:00
The dating game can be a minefield, particularly in a foreign country. In this week's Local List we look at five reasons you should (and shouldn't) date a German.
From dodgy snacks to strange date venues, the list to avoid dating Germans can seem convincing.
But we think on balance the pros - sports, beer and fun - outweigh the cons.
Have a look at our list to see if you agree.
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