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Looking Back on Bodrum ... Read More

Just a few years ago, the comforts that could be found in high-end airport lounges were pretty much the same all over the world. Comfortable chairs ... Read More

With editing by Adrien Glover, Sarah Kantrowitz, John Newton, and Clara O. Sedlak ... Read More

Great buildings interact with their surroundings in unexpected, dramatic ways—from ancient to postmodern, architecture has refigured the European... 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

Sundown at the main market in Trier. As the light faded behind the roofs of the half-timbered houses that border the main market square, the produce... 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? ... Read More

Heiligendamm, Germany's first beachfront resort, was born in 1793, when the Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin was ordered by his doctor to take the waters.... 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. ... 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

Making Merry Around Munich ... Read More

The sky over Munich is the dull silver of old coins and hung with fat, theatrical clouds. Church bells sound in the air, their peals muted by snowfall.... Read More

A few years ago, Canadians Terry and Carole Baker vacationed in St. Genis, France and stayed in a place with a kitchen, washer/dryer, and a balcony... Read More

See our slideshow of The World’s Top Biking Cities. ... Read More

Berlin Simon Boccanegra Berlin ... 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 Strangest Restaurants. ... Read More

See our slideshow of Europe’s Hottest New Artists. ... Read More

Q: I’ll be visiting my son in Cologne, where he’s studying. What should we plan to do while I’m there? —Judith Levy, Newton, Mass. ... Read More

The name may evoke images of monocled aristocrats taking the cure, but these days a distinctly younger, globe-trotting set walks the tree-lined ... Read More

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