Expect some impressive high notes at the 2005 Munich Opera Festival (49-89/2185-1920; www.muenchner-opern-festspiele.de)—Germany's oldest cultural event, founded in 1875. From June 27 to July 31,...
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Shopping for travel bargains
As Berlin assumes the role of German capital, its restaurant scene is leaping and bounding ahead of rivals Hamburg and Munich
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