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"Wo die Welt noch in Ordnung ist" - Translation

"Wo die Welt noch in Ordnung ist" - this phrase regularly crops up in German travel destination advertising. Is there an equivalent English phrase?
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"Wo die Welt noch in Ordnung ist" - this phrase regularly crops up in German travel destination advertising. Is there an equivalent English phrase?
Could mean where there is pristine environment or where the trains run on time
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Old 20.07.2015, 11:53
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Re: "Wo die Welt noch in Ordnung ist" - Translation

Where everything's right in the world would probably be the best 'marketing speak' translation for that.
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Could mean where there is pristine environment or where the trains run on time
Italy, when I was younger.
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Where everything's right in the world would probably be the best 'marketing speak' translation for that.
it just doesn't sound quite right to me somehow
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Re: "Wo die Welt noch in Ordnung ist" - Translation

I don't think there's a direct translation using the same worded analogy. As the others point out, it refers to some idyllic place (possibly in the past) where everything appears to be better than where you presently are. Which is subjective and prone to interpretation anyway.

For a travel brochure, I'd use:

"Where the world still meets your expectations"
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Re: "Wo die Welt noch in Ordnung ist" - Translation

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"Wo die Welt noch in Ordnung ist" - this phrase regularly crops up in German travel destination advertising. Is there an equivalent English phrase?
"Where everything is fine" would probably be the best translation.

I wonder whether the specific phrase it has anything to do with the following English author, who wrote mostly bucolic, pastoral fiction, and bizarrely became more popular in Germany than in the UK. "Mornings at Seven" was translated into "Morgens um sieben ist die Welt noch in Ordnung" and a film also made.

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Re: "Wo die Welt noch in Ordnung ist" - Translation

Or also: good old times
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