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International travel is great for broadening your cultural horizons, but it can get expensive. Luckily, our friends at Travel + Leisure teamed up with us to give you some great ideas for memorable trips abroad that won’t obliterate your bank accou...
On June 19th, the German capital of Berlin will host its inaugural Food Art Week. The first of its kind, the weeklong festival will bring together artists from around the globe to exhibit work that explores the intersections between food and art. ...
German company Kronos Media has just released vintage footage taken in Berlin right after World War II. The seven-minute video, color-restored and in high-definition, transports viewers to Berlin’s landmarks—like the Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag...
Hotels around the world are getting more expensive. According a recent report by the behemoth booking site Hotels.com, the average price for a room rose about three percent globally from 2013 to 2014, fifth consecutve year of rising rates. Here in...
Berlin, that rakish city famed for its anything-is-possible artistic energy, has lately taken on a new gloss–somehow without losing its cool. Alexandra Marshall reported on the city’s evolving character in our March issue, and is hosting our #TL_C...
Thanks to these innovations, you can rest easy on the road. Smart Beds: Last year, Four Seasons created a customizable bed, allowing guests to pick their preferred firmness for mattress toppers and pillows. At some Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts...
It was back in the mid 1990s when I first started to hear what a cool place Berlin was. “Cool,” meaning that, among the members of my social circle in New York City, the ones with the most interesting tattoos and grants from prestigious arts insti...
“Poor but sexy” is how mayor Klaus Wowereit described Berlin five years ago. Today he might add “grown-up”; the once achingly hip Mitte is now borderline bourgeois, full of modern hotels and gastronome temples, while the city’s artistic hub has mi...
See more Best Places to Eat Like a Local Habibah, Amman, Jordan: For the city’s best knafeh, follow the queue down an alleyway near downtown’s Arab Bank. The generous pockets of shredded phyllo and sweet cheese are crowned with local pistachios a...
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The 1970’s The traveler’s map sure looked different in T+L’s first decade. Future hot spots like Shanghai, Prague, Moscow, and Saigon were still well beyond the pale, but Americans were heading to Burma, to Iran (then booming under the shah), and...
In the age of the "ephemeral museum," to borrow a phrase from art historian Francis Haskell, masterpieces are as likely to be flying around the world in jets as the cultural travelers in search of them. The most surprising development in the museu...
“My first concert performance in Berlin was fifteen years ago—I have to pinch myself to believe it has been fifteen years—and I performed Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Berliner Philharmoniker in the iconic concert hall. Claudio Abba...
Looking Back on Bodrum Peter Jon Lindberg’s “Touring Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula” was most interesting to me, but the glamorous beach resort he describes is not the Bodrum I remember: I arrived there on a sailboat while traveling with a friend from...