The topic of publishing my buddy Kai has been ranting about lately still makes me wonder. By chance, I came across an interesting phenomenon in the German publication scene called Landlust. The word that roughly translates as “lust for countryside” is the title of a massively successful magazine publication in Germany. In fact, with a circulation of more than 1 million copies every two months it is more widespread than the popular news magazine Der Spiegel. The question is of course: Why do articles about outdoor activities, rustic lifestyle in the countryside, farm animals and simple DIY recipes strike such a chord with so many people?
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