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Tips and Articles in Germany

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...
With a focus on extended stays in port and in-depth shore excursions, river cruising has become one of the most popular ways to travel. And for the first time, the industry is going after multi-generational travel—with little ones. Adventures b...
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...
Style, in a way, functions as a kind of sociocultural GPS, a psychic location finder. You can tell you’re in Paris, of course, because that’s the spire of the Eiffel Tower piercing the sky and there, in the distance, is Notre Dame, with its bell t...
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...
A waschechte Hamburger is not something you eat. It’s a person born and bred in Hamburg, and it was a few such dyed-in-the-wool locals who put the city in perspective for me. Hamburg, I learned, may be the richest city in Germany, but it is not a ...
The Omnia, Zermatt, Switzerland Sitting above one of Europe’s most celebrated ski villages, the Omnia forms an angular wood-and-glass apex that echoes the Matterhorn just beyond. A Modernist take on mountainside log cabins, the hotel is the visio...
See the 10 Great Places to Spend Christmas slideshow. ’Tis the season to start planning your holiday vacation. While this year’s shaky economy will force some to roast their chestnuts and stuff their stockings at home, others are already building...
WHY NOW Although you may not realize it, Frankfurt becomes magical at this time of year. The surrounding Taunus mountains are filled with charming cities like Bad Homburg and Kronberg, snow-covered castles, and lively Christmas markets. The city i...
It's that time of year—when flickering lights illuminate the sky, snow blankets the ground, and airports overflow with travelers. While destinations that promise a white Christmas are the obvious choice (and for good reason), holiday cheer can als...
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