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An Insider's Look at Germany

College Tourist | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

With Oktoberfest, the Berlin Wall, and beautiful cathedrals in every city, Germany is the perfect spot for any college traveler. Filled with culture and treasures found off the beaten path, Germany has plenty to enjoy, and with an insider's help, you can experience it all.

Syrian Man Repays German Hospitality By Feeding Homeless In Berlin

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.24.2015 | Good News

This is benevolence at its best. Alex Assali, a Syrian man who lives in Berlin, was recently photographed serving food to the city’s homeless a...

Refugees In Berlin Move Into Cold War Secret Police Headquarters

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.24.2015 | World

A building that once inspired fear is being transformed into a place of hope. On Friday night, 465 refugees and asylum seekers in Berlin moved i...

'Refoodgee' App Connects Berlin Locals With Refugees Through Food

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.23.2015 | World

A group of German tech entrepreneurs wants to help refugees in their country by providing them with an enriching way to receive meals and make...

(R)evolution in Berlin: Stefano Cagol's "Body of Energy"

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 11.23.2015 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

STEFANO CAGOL IS THE ARTIST IN THE HOT SEAT... Stefano Cagol makes a personal revolution universal in his Berlin "Readymade," the subject of "HOT S...

To Defeat Radical Islamic Jihad, We Need Three Types of Army: Military, Political and Love

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Moderate Muslims are the true front lines in this battle. And they need to be welcomed into our modern world, and helped in moderating the impulses of their young charges.

On The Future of Wagnerism, Part 7: The Nazi Legacy, Current Cinema and Questions of Judgment

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 11.11.2015 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

In the recent period I've seen a number of films about the history and legacy of Nazism, most of them German and current, and I read about a new book on two legends of German cinema. The juxtaposition of these events in time seemed coincidental. Or was it?

Berlin Addresses Rumor That It Is Kicking Refugees Out Of Hostels And Hotels

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.09.2015 | World

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Advice From Startupbootcamp Amsterdam

Lisa Chau | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Lisa Chau

Patrick de Zeeuw (right) at Startupbootcamp Amsterdam In April, I before I met with Deputy Mayor Kajsa Ollongren during The Next Web conference in t...

A Star Is Born in Berlin: Catherine Duquette's CELEBRITY BOUND

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The double message reverberating through Catherine Duquette's aptly titled Celebrity Bound is where her one-person multimedia show at Daniel Brunet's resurrection of English Theatre Berlin gets its impact.

Everyday Empathy in the Photographs of Michael Dressel

F. Scott Hess | Posted 10.23.2015 | Arts
F. Scott Hess

"I do believe in magic. The magic that happens when I am pointing a camera at life and freeze a few hundredths of a second into an image. Afterwards that image turns into this thing that communicates what I think and feel about the world."

German Entrepreneurs Want To Teach Refugees How To Code For Free

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.23.2015 | World

A group of tech entrepreneurs in Germany wants to help the country's newcomer refugees find jobs by giving them coding lessons for free. A Berlin-bas...

In Berlin, Tango Community Embraces Refugees

Pro Journo | Posted 10.17.2015 | World
Pro Journo

The local Tango community has organized to provide emergency shelters for those in need. This is a particularly colorful example of how residents of the German capital have taken it upon themselves to welcome the tens of thousands arriving into the city.

Making Sense of Berlin Art Week

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

This opening night event of a 2015 Berlin Art Week marked by collaboration between institutions was a terrific symbol for Berlin, now 26 years into its ongoing urban project of reunification.

Ever Heard a Beatboxing Harpist? Phillip King's Unconditional Love Frequency Campaign Hums in the City of Angels

Jesse Damiani | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

Los Angeles is a city full of characters, and Phillip King is no exception. A tall man who exudes positivity in his seemingly permanent ear-to-ear smile, Phillip has been bringing his distinct style to different corners of the city for the past few years, becoming something of a fixture for locals.

The 10 Most Instagrammable Cities in Europe

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 10.06.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Wondering which European cities are best represented on Instagram? Yep, we were too! So we undertook the highly scientific mathematical research of finding out how many times the hashtags for the names of each city in Europe have been used.

25 Years After German Reunification

HuffPost Germany | Jürgen Klöckner, Tobias Böhnke, Sophia Maier | Posted 10.06.2015 | World

On Saturday, Oct. 3, Germany celebrated 25 years of unification -- but many Germans are finding it difficult to celebrate. Many have lost faith i...

Europe's Best Street Art Uncovered

Trip4real | Posted 09.21.2015 | Travel

Back in the day it was considered a kind of vandalism that made cities dirtier and belittled their prestige, but today graffiti is capturing the global attention of travelers, artists and art critics and fueling a new kind of tourism.

Last Days of Summer -- Lollapalooza in Berlin

Sean Bradford | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

There was a final taste of summer last weekend in Berlin, as good weather helped to usher in the first European addition of Lollapalooza. Taking place in the former Tempelhof Airport, the history of the building and the location resulted in more of a "city" festival vibe.

Women in Business Q&A: Toma Clark Haines, Chief Executive, The Antiques Diva

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Toma Clark Haines is the Chief Executive of The Antiques Diva, Europe's largest antiques touring and sourcing company. As an American who has lived a...

12 European Mansion Hotels That Are Postcard-Perfect

Oyster | Posted 09.16.2015 | Travel

A stay in a historic mansion-turned-hotel sounds particularly cozy. And sorry North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and Australia (Antarctica, you were never in the running), but nowhere does a stunning estate better than Europe.

Longing to Belong: What's Next in the European Migrant Crisis

Beth Kephart | Posted 09.16.2015 | Books
Beth Kephart

Do we calculate our compassion -- our own humanity -- against the measure of individual faces and particular stories or against the staggering reality of the math? The millions fleeing. The miles of razor-wire.

Reminders of Nazi Germany in Berlin

Hipmunk | Posted 09.15.2015 | Travel

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk Berlin, the capital of Germany, holds a unique and sad chapter in the world history books. While the modern city is home ...

Giant Lenin Head Unearthed In Berlin

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.11.2015 | World

BERLIN, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Twenty-four years after it was buried, the head of a giant statue of Soviet revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin was dug u...

'Wir Sind Die Neuen' -- We Are the New Ones

Kimann Schultz | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment
Kimann Schultz

When sleep is the last thing on one's mind, what does one do to pass the pseudo slip of a night on a flight to Berlin?