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Wim Wenders’ 1987 film Wings of Desire is one of the most evocative depictions of Berlin, filmed when the city was still divided and centrally-located Potsdamer Platz was little more than a giant ...
Imagine a pastoral European countryside of rolling hills and medieval castles, seemingly endless stretches of evergreen trees and blue sky. This fairytale backdrop is known as Bavaria, and it is ...
Cologne looks lovely from the water, and the best way to appreciate the views is on an afternoon or evening dinner cruise. An evening cruise is particularly pretty at Christmastime, with a ...
If you ever wanted to see Berlin from a different angle or wanted to get an overview of the city in a short time, a river cruise is a good option for a tour. Though the Spree River spans over 400 ...
Written by JC, Germany, August 2011
At Germany ’s
easternmost point (more or less) you’ll find the Saxon town of Görlitz.
Like Dresden, Görlitz is one of the success stories of the former East
Germany, luring visitors ...
Hohenzollern Castle in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is one of the country’s most visited castles. Located about 50 kilometers south of Stuttgart, Germany, it is the ancestral seat of the ...
The name may not slip so easily off the tongue of English speakers, but Schloss Neuschwanstein , hugging the Alpine foothills above a broad plain, is one of the most recognizable buildings in the ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2012
The palaces of old Germany monarchy, the modern day palaces of film stars shooting big-budget movies: Potsdam has both kinds of royalty. Only 15 miles (24 km) from the center of Berlin, Potsdam ...
Written by Katie H, January 2013
Lake Titisee in the southern Black Forest of Germany is both a lake and a town. Formed 10,000 years ago, carved from glaciers in the last ice age, the lake spans 2km long and 1km wide and, along with ...
The town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in Bavaria’s deep south, is about one and a half hours from Munich . Its unwieldy name was the result of two towns amalgamating so Germany could qualify as ...
While much of Europe’s mid-year action concentrates on the continent’s Mediterranean edge, that’s no reason to leave Germany out of your summer holiday plans. In fact, it makes sense to go somewhere ...
Tucked away in Germany‘s Black Forest, the village of Baiersbronn is home to some of Germany’s best chefs. Though it’s long been known (especially among Germans and Swiss visitors) as a great place ...
Written by Hudson, USA, July 2012
Biking, no matter the location, is a great way to see your host city. You get yourself outdoors, get some fun exercise and don’t ever worry about traffic, the hassle of public transportation, or ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, September 2012
Not for the faint of heart, the climb up the 302 steps that lead to the top of the main steeple at Peterskirche (one of the oldest and most notable churches in Munich’s center, also known as St. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
You know when you’re in the former East German parts of Berlin: the Walk and Don’t Walk signs look different. Ampelmann was created in 1961 in response to increasing numbers of pedestrian and ...
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