Germany

Germany Travel Guide

Pioneering nightclub King Ka (as regulars call it) was first on the block and is still going strong— it's even spawned an outpost on Majorca.

Part church and part memorial, the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church serves as a reminder of the destructiveness of war and the human will to survive.

Magazine junkies relish Motto Berlin for its archives of artsy, hard-to-find publications.

In addition to annual trips to her native Germany, Elisabeth Landry travels extensively to other European countries each year, allowing her to offer accurate, first-hand advice in regards to local hotels, restaurants, and tour guides.

In Kreuzberg, the Monarch bar, on the second floor of a hilariously dreary housing project, beckons the 40-year-old hipster who wishes to turn the clock back by exactly 15 years and is ready to groove to a disco version of “Hava Nagila” or the gypsy-punk band Gogol Bordello.

Located on Kohlfurter Strasse, the Barbara Weiss Gallery was established in 1992 and showcases the pieces of German and international artists. The gallery displays a variety of works, including sculptures, paintings, and photographs.

Childhood memories of Legos and Playmobil toys (formerly hand-painted, now machine-made) come alive at Vedes, which features a northern European fantasy selection of those brands as well as high-quality, handmade German wooden blocks and ring toys for toddlers.

Take the tram to the Mauerpark flea market in Prenzlauer Berg, near the site of the crumbling Wall. Stop into one of the café stalls alongside the market for shots of glühwein, mulled wine spiked with rum.

Founded by Heinz Gindullis, the man behind popular Berlin nightclub, Cookies, Greenwich is an upscale bar for Berliners and tourists in-the-know.

The Kempinski Hotel is built right into the airport, and this cocktail lounge feels like a private version of the terminal’s soaring, canopied space.