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International Travel: In Berlin and Dresden, Old Hotels Made New

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.20.2016 | Travel
Edward Schneider

It's a fact of twentieth-century history that many seemingly old buildings in Germany have been either substantially renovated or completely rebuilt. ...

There's Street Art, Culture and Unique Places to Sleep: Berlin Is Where It's At

David Duran | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
David Duran

I've always been drawn to art-dominated cities, and by that I mean young art. Cities dominated by creative types, a place where you see graffiti on a ...

How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Berlin

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Put your map away and enjoy getting lost in the city; you'll be surprised how diverse and charming the different districts are. West Berlin, for example, is enjoying a renaissance, and has recently changed in the eyes of many locals from boring no-go zone to the new and exciting place to be.

Why Spreepark Is The Abandoned Theme Park You Never Knew You Needed

Posted 03.12.2014 | Travel

No one likes an abandoned theme park more than us, and what's not to love about a 73-acre park that sits abandoned in what was once East Germany. ...

Christmas in Berlin

Marisa Churchill | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Marisa Churchill

Most of us have just taken down our Christmas trees and welcomed in the new year. But it's never too early to start planning for December. If you've ever dreamt of a winter wonderland, then perhaps it's time to consider a German Christmas.

5 Reasons Why Berlin Wins

Jonathan Hirsch | Posted 03.07.2014 | Taste
Jonathan Hirsch

Across the ocean, far away there lies a magical city that puts Brooklyn, San Francisco and all other major capitals of hip-ness to shame. Some call it paradise. Others the new Shangri-La. You can call it Berlin.

Great Design Made to Measure: Love Letters

Ken Carbone | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Ken Carbone

Pick a font, any font; typography is today's common currency of communication. Not everyone can draw, or take a riveting photograph but everyone works with type.

Berlin Is Stunning At Night

Posted 11.18.2014 | Travel

Sunday marked the end of the ninth annual Festival of Lights in Berlin, one of the largest illumination festivals around the world. Every October,...

Why People are Flocking to Berlin

This Is My City | Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel
This Is My City

Berlin is distinctly anti-capitalist and it puts humanity and culture before money. It's a city where people go to live for cheap while they make things -- art, music, cultural output in general. It's also a place where people go to dance the night away.

The Site of Hitler's Bunker

Rick Steves | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

In early 1945, as Allied armies advanced on Berlin and Nazi Germany lay in ruins, Hitler and his staff retreated to a bunker complex behind the former...

Berlin: A City of Memories -- and Memorials -- from a Horrible War

Rick Steves | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Berliners look at any mound in a park knowing that it's rubble from their bombed-out city -- bulldozed and landscaped after the destruction of World W...

Berlin Is Still a Work in Progress

Rick Steves | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Berlin is one of Europe's hottest destinations. The city is as vibrant and exciting as ever. Locals are bragging that it just surpassed Rome as the third most-visited city in Europe.

Can't Miss Things to do in Berlin

Party Earth | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

First time visitors to Germany's capital city of Berlin will find they have no shortage of culturally stimulating destinations well worth exploring. But since there are so many things to do, we've narrowed it down for you.

Where the Locals Hang Out in Berlin

Bart van Poll | Posted 02.17.2013 | Travel
Bart van Poll

Berlin is popular amongst travelers, and that's for a good reason. Are you in the market for unique spots, ones that locals highly recommend, spots that you might not find in a paper travel guide?

The Snow Globe That Is Berlin

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

Who ever said tourists are sissies? Watch these travelers do their thing at Berlin's Pariser Platz in a December snow storm.

Where Berlin's Cool Kids Hang Out

Party Earth | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Germany's capital is quickly sneaking up on Amsterdam as the most liberal city in Europe.

WATCH: Berlin, City Of Goths

La Carmina | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
La Carmina

I have a number of spooky friends in the German capital, and they brought me to their favorite haunts. In this travel video, we explore Berlin's darkest clubs and fashion.

WATCH: The Urban Adventure Of The Berlin Marathon

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

In Berlin, sportsmen and sportswomen from all over the world thus had a great get-together on September 30 -- and so did thousands of spectators along the streets.

PHOTOS: Is Berlin The World's Rudest City?

Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel

Berlin is an increasingly popular destination for travelers, particularly for younger travelers looking to get weird. While locals don't mind the infl...

Berlin Tourist Bashing Turns Ugly

Reuters | Sophie Duvernoy | Posted 11.13.2012 | Travel

By Sophie Duvernoy BERLIN (Reuters) - Tourism to Berlin is booming as never before and filling the debt-ridden city's coffers with much...

PHOTOS: Berlin's Hipster Olympics

Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel

The first rule of the Hipster Olympics: Tell everyone about the Hipster Olympics. Over the weekend, a congregation of the young and the inebriated ...

Smartphones Guide Visitors To Berlin's Jewish Cemeteries

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | Travel

BERLIN, June 21 (Reuters) - Visitors to Berlin's Jewish cemeteries can now use their smartphones to make an 'electronic tour' that provides informat...

An Unexpected Bird's-Eye View Of Berlin

Posted 05.10.2012 | Travel

A model railroad might seem like a weird way to get a view of uber-hip Berlin, but it's a fascinating introduction to the German capital. Located ...

Remembering Checkpoint Charlie

Carole Mallory | Posted 12.17.2011 | Travel
Carole Mallory

I listened for voices but heard none. When we passed through the checkpoint to West Berlin, it was as though someone had turned on a stereo and painted the background. There were people hustling and bustling. Life.

Is Berlin The Most Interesting City In Europe?

Melissa Biggs Bradley | Posted 11.28.2011 | Travel
Melissa Biggs Bradley

The city's creative scene is permeated by an unmistakable sense of exploration and risk-taking.