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Germany Says Obama Will Visit Berlin In June

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | World

BERLIN -- President Barack Obama will visit Berlin next month for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel on his first visit to the German capital since t...

My Father and Berlin

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.08.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The rumble of a train comes through the window. In Berlin there is always the sound of a train somewhere. I look out and see a very different reality from what my father saw in 1984 when he first came to this city.

Europe's Most Historic Hotels

Oyster | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel

Pirate Queens, famous authors, scheming politicians and celebrities of days past and present have walked through these corridors -- and now you can, too.

The Online Community Is Inexorably Global: Are You?

Chris Abraham | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology
Chris Abraham

Humans are provincial; Americans doubly so. In fact, we online human-Americans oftentimes can't think past our sweat pants, ironic T, and bunny slippe...

NEXT Berlin 2013

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 06.29.2013 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

Berlin always feels like an unfinished business to me. In Alexanderplatz, the picturesque ugly square  is as laden with underground history as a clog...

Suspected Letter Bomb Sent To German President

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 06.19.2013 | World

BERLIN — German authorities on Friday destroyed a letter addressed to the country's president that was suspected of containing explosives, but t...

Europe's Top Business Hotels

Oyster | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

Whether you're ironing out the details of a high stakes merger or need to be connected to all four corners of the globe at once, these top business hotels are equipped to help with your every need.

Hotels That Offer Cooking Classes

Oyster | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel

But cooking can actually be fun, especially if you have a master chef offering instructions. Plus, the best part of going to a cooking class? You don't have to do the cleanup!

WWII Bomb Defused Near Berlin's Main Railway Station

AP | Posted 06.03.2013 | World

BERLIN — A World War II bomb was defused near Berlin's main railway station on Wednesday after trains were diverted, nearby houses evacuated and...

Europe's Best Attractions & Where To Stay Nearby

Oyster | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel

Plus, where you should stay to be near these spots.

Philippe Starck Doesn't Want a Trendy Bathroom

Zoe Settle | Posted 05.21.2013 | HuffPost Home
Zoe Settle

Starck has improved a myriad of categories, including now-iconic products for Alessi (Juicy Salif) and Kartell (Louis Ghost Chair) and the interiors of the first boutique hotels -- as well as boats, knives, transit cards and touch-responsive headphones.

Helicopters Collide Near Berlin's Olympic Stadium

AP | Posted 03.21.2013 | World

BERLIN -- Two helicopters clipped each other and crashed as they landed in a snowstorm near Berlin's Olympic Stadium during a federal police exercise ...

Artist as Ouroboros: James Franco's Gay Recycling in Berlin

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

It is all too apt that James Franco should dedicate, in the metropolis that made gender-bending an art form, his latest multimedia exhibition, Gay Town.

The Squats of Berlin

John Feffer | Posted 04.29.2013 | World
John Feffer

But there's nothing like the feeling of urban discovery, when you stumble upon an awe-inspiring structure that makes you feel, if only for a few moments, as if you just discovered a lost city, a vanished civilization.

The Weimar Touch: (R)evolution in Berlin

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 04.28.2013 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The 63rd International Filmfestspiele Berlin delivered the marriage of the personal/universal with flashes of outright genius in films of remarkable emotional depth, variety and originality.

Eating History in Germany

John Feffer | Posted 04.24.2013 | World
John Feffer

The GDR Museum in Berlin is actually two museums in one. And these two parts, both devoted to everyday life in the German Democratic Republic, subtly contradict one another.

The Next Big Film?

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 04.18.2013 | Entertainment

BERLIN — A Romanian drama that centers on a woman's effort to cover up her son's responsibility for an accident in which a boy is fatally injure...

The Best of Channel Surfing on YouTube: Week of February 11, 2013

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.14.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Each Monday on Channel Surfing, What's Trending quickly flips through the best of what's happening around YouTube and serves it up for your viewing pleasure. Because no one has the time to watch everything, even when it's great!

James Franco's 'Gay Town' Debuts

VernissageTV | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts

Gay Town is American actor, filmmaker, writer and artist James Franco's second solo show in Berlin with the gallery Peres Projects. The exhibition tha...

PHOTOS: Rock And Roll Hotels

Oyster | Posted 04.11.2013 | Travel

If you want to drop a beat, or just pick up the vibes left behind by some of your favorite musicians, check out these rock-ready hotels.

City Birds Bring the Noise

OnEarth | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green

By Melissa Mahony, OnEarth Living near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway isn't half bad. You learn to wipe the soot off houseplants, step over the dead ...

PHOTOS: 10 Elegantly Attired Hotels

Oyster | Posted 03.31.2013 | Travel

From gilded pillars to floral patterns, from dainty tea sets to regal portraits, these hotels keep their spaces feeling timeless.

Fake Dutch ID Card Used In Bank Tunnel Raid: Police

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

BERLIN — Berlin police say a man suspected of brazenly tunneling into a city bank's safety deposit room used a fake Netherlands identity card to...

Robbers Dig 100-Foot Tunnel In Epic Bank Heist

AP | Posted 03.16.2013 | World

BERLIN -- German police say robbers dug a 30-meter (100-foot) tunnel into the safe deposit room of a Berlin bank and escaped with their haul, setting ...

PHOTOS: Design Hotels With Bright And Bold Decor

Oyster | Posted 03.14.2013 | Travel

From crazy colorful murals to subtle pops of color, these hotels keep their spaces fun and light.