Tips and Articles for Berlin

Micha Richter

See T+L’s Bucket List slideshows• Beach Vacations Bucket List• The Foodie’s Travel Bucket List• Celebrities’ Favorite Places• Ultimate Adventure Travel... Read More

Top New BridgesNo. 1 Grand Canyon Skywalk, ArizonaNo. 2 Henderson Waves Pedestrian Bridge, SingaporeNo. 3 Millau Viaduct, Millau, FranceNo. 4 Ponte... Read More

The 1970’sThe traveler’s map sure looked different in T+L’s first decade. Future hot spots like Shanghai, Prague, Moscow, and Saigon were still well... Read More

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... Read More

“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... Read More

Looking Back on BodrumPeter Jon Lindberg’s “Touring Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula” was most interesting to me, but the glamorous beach resort he describes... Read More

With editing by Adrien Glover, Sarah Kantrowitz, John Newton, and Clara O. SedlakSo what if the euro is up and the dollar is down?That doesn’t mean you... Read More

When Germans began debating what kind of a national Holocaust memorial should be built in their capital, cynical Berliners worried that the government... Read More

Mayor Klaus Wowereit’s description of Berlin in 2003 as “poor but sexy” still holds, but these days the city is much more than shabby chic. Massive... Read More

There was a time when, if you had told your friends that you were taking a trip to Bilbao, they would have wondered why you were going to a shabby,... Read More

Now that Berlin is being reborn as Germany's capital, many awkward remnants of its tumultuous past are starting to slip out of sight. Fresh plaster and... Read More

What stood out for you at Cannes this year?A highlight was the digital restoration of Luchino Visconti’s seminal 1963 Il Gattopardo, financed by Gucci... Read More

There are no toilets at Burgermeister, which is somewhat curious as the place itself is really a toilet. I don’t mean that disparagingly; I mean it is... Read More

Q: Is there any way to avoid the long lines at Western Europe’s more popular museums? —Alison Carter, San Jose, Calif.A: “You can often purchase advance... Read More

“A limo whisks me to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, where I’m escorted up, up to the high-rollers’ suite—bowling alley; pool table—and... Read More

Berlin Simon Boccanegra BerlinStaatsoper (October 24–November 13). Plácido Domingo has long said he wantedto end his career by singing the baritone hero... Read More

British architect David Chipperfield’s nimble rebuilding of the Neues Museum was such a feat of renovation and reconstruction that the city admitted... Read More

Being a restless spirit does not mean I sleep poorly in a strange bed. On the contrary. I’ve slept well everywhere—whether a dirt-floored safari tent in... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Most Notorious Hotel Rooms.Just what is it about a hotel room that inspires outrageous, flamboyant, or destructive... Read More

See our slideshow of The Best Cities for Street Art.For much of 2005, I walked the same five-block stretch of Rivington Street, on New York City ’s... Read More

The best thing about Knopf' s just-released city guides (for New York, Paris, Madrid, Berlin, Milan, and London) isn' t the flashy design-- though that... Read More

Once, while overnighting in Carmarthen, Wales, my husband and I inadvertently crashed a wedding reception. We heard laughter and music coming from one... Read More

turkey's posh new padTurkey's nightlife capital, Bodrum, now has two landmarks: the seaside Castle of St. Peter and, perched on a hill above it, the... Read More

YEOHLEE TENG, Fashion DesignerI travel all over. This year I've been to Berlin, Rotterdam, Venice, Paris, throughout the States, and to Malaysia (where... Read More

Copenhagen, Denmark$265While other new hotels have capitalized on Copenhagen’s reputation as a design city by embracing sleek functionalism to the point... Read More

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