Companies and banks based in FrankfurtRhineMain have long appreciated the region’s numerous locational advantages: Short distances, excellent transport and a pronounced internationality. Outside the region, however, it is often not known that, in addition to its undisputed economic strength, it is also an excellent place to live. For this reason, BBC hosts Billie JD Porter and Alhan Gencay have been sent on a discovery tour through the region. Both had never been to Frankfurt Rhine-Main before and didn’t know what to expect.
What’s the tastiest frankfurter? Is it appropriate to talk sausages with Frau Schreiber and is 11.30am an acceptable time to get drunk on apple wine? Billie JD Porter and Alhan Gençay go head-to-head as they discover the real Frankfurt Rhein-Main and the characters that live and work in the region. In this Episode, two London film makers, challenged to uncover the soul of Frankfurt Rhein-Main, hit the food markets and orchards on a journey to see just what makes this region, and the people that live there, tick.