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HOW TO KEEP YOUR GERMAN HOUSE COOL DURING SUMMER

Once upon a time, I got too hot at night and had to use a wet towel instead of my covers. For weeks. I was living in a matchbox-sized studio apartment on the top floor of a four-story building with a big window facing south. I had just moved out and was experiencing my very first German summer away from home. Consequently, I had to rely on myself to keep the place cool, which resulted in me accidentally creating what can only be described as Satan’s Sauna: a place the devil himself would want to visit to warm up after...