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On the Culture Front: Germans Make Great Pizza and Other Observations

Chris Kompanek | Posted 10.21.2015 | Travel
Chris Kompanek

These thin crust pies almost feel like a deconstruction because of how distinct each flavor remains. The cheese, arugula and tomatoes on one pie sat next to each other with distinction. There was a precision that felt duly German, and it went down effortlessly with Riesling.

Germany's Complex, Tumultuous History

Rick Steves | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

I'm just wrapping up three weeks of filming in Germany, and I'm impressed by the souvenirs of its tumultuous history. Doing TV shows on Frankfurt, Nürnberg, Dresden, Leipzig, and Hamburg, you can't avoid the flip side of Germany's greatness.

Cheerio to England, Guten Tag to Deutschland

Rick Steves | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

Thanks for traveling with me so far on my trip. I'm coming down the home stretch in my 2015 travels, with one final leg. I'm saying cheerio to England...

Lufthansa First Class to Frankfurt

Jared S. Baumeister | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel
Jared S. Baumeister

Founded in 1953, Lufthansa is one of Europe's premier airlines. With a fleet of 668 aircraft serving over 200 destinations, there are a variety of different cabin configurations out there.

Six Surprises About German Life (Including the Baths)

Lisa Xia | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
Lisa Xia

With that in mind, and in celebration of the funny and awkward, the following are my top observations and surprises about living in Germany.

The Last Snowpiercer Review You Will Ever Need to Read

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi allegory Snowpiercer is one weird and hilarious trip. At turns campy and amateurish (with issues of ADR synching and logical con...

Day 2: Mosel Riesling, How Divine

Britney Campbell | Posted 08.24.2014 | Taste
Britney Campbell

Glistening in the sun, the river reflects much needed light the berries need in order to thrive in such a temperamental climate.

Day 0: The Wines of Germany, Frankfurt Bound

Britney Campbell | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Britney Campbell

After planning out each detail of my trip, including lists of items and places, I arrive bright and early at the airport, zip through security with fi...

Albrecht Dürer

J Henry Fair | Posted 04.01.2014 | Arts
J Henry Fair

One could argue that he was the first to grasp and utilize the mass production and dissemination of the two dimensional image. Many of his pieces became popular icons immediately upon creation, and remain buried in the universal consciousness of the western mind.

Everything Is Illuminated

Posted 08.27.2013 | Travel

A city at night is a spectacular sight. There's something about how the buildings become illuminated as dusk settles into night and everything becomes...

Germany's Summer Festivals

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 08.07.2013 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

August in Germany -- Frankfurt, Bad Nauheim and Kassel to be precise -- is a propitious, tourist-perfect time.

Please Don't Call This a Trade Show

Zoe Settle | Posted 07.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
Zoe Settle

Each February (and again in August), Messe Frankfurt hosts Ambiente, the world's largest consumer goods and indoor trade fair. This winter's show featured 42 kilometers of aisles in 27 halls.

10 Best European Cities for Layovers

Viator | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel

Long flights with even longer layovers may seem less than ideal when you are eager to kick-start your vacation, but your stopover doesn't have to be b...

Street Art Shines A Light On Political Prisoners

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.27.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Street Artist Dan Witz Creates Effective Campaign with Amnesty International "In many countries people are imprisoned simply because of their politic...

Friday's Lufthansa Strike Might Cause Some Problems

AP | Posted 10.30.2012 | Travel

BERLIN — A union representing Lufthansa cabin crew says that members based at Frankfurt airport will stage an eight-hour walkout Friday, opening...

Automaker Rakes In Huge Profit

AP | Posted 02.24.2012 | Business

BERLIN -- Automaker Volkswagen AG said Friday that its net earnings more than doubled last year as revenues grew by more than a quarter and the compan...

PHOTOS: 10 Coolest Music Venues Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.23.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

If you like your tunes live and loud, these spots turn the decibels way up.

Frankfurt Airport Shooter Sentenced To Life

Posted 04.11.2012 | World

By DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press FRANKFURT, Germany -- An Islamic extremist who killed two U.S. airmen bound for Afghanistan at Frankfurt airport ...

Frankfurt Airport Shooter Sentenced To Life

AP | DAVID McHUGH | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

FRANKFURT, Germany — An Islamic extremist who killed two U.S. airmen in an attack at Frankfurt airport last year was convicted of murder and sen...

Trouble Followed Accused L.A. Arsonist And His Mother In 3 Countries

AP | By GREG RISLING | Posted 03.08.2012 | Crime

LOS ANGELES -- Wherever Dorothee and Harry Burkhart went, trouble followed the mother-and-son duo. Arsons in Los Angeles, Germany and possibly Canada...

PHOTOS: The 15 Most Beautiful Subway Stops In The World

BootsnAll | Posted 02.04.2012 | Travel

Lavish, old subway stops in allow passengers to travel back in time as they walk long corridors filled with antique chandeliers and other decadent embellishments.

Occupy Frankfurt 'Brings The Fire Back'

Posted 11.17.2011 | World

The young Germans camped outside the European Central Bank in Frankfurt have been there for over a month now. Dozens of tents on a grass field next to...

The Kienholzes' Controversial Installations

VernissageTV | Posted 12.23.2011 | Arts

The exhibition Kienholz. The Signs of the Times at Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt am Main presents the provocative and polarizing work of Edward Kienh...

WATCH: Frankfurt Airport In Tilt Shift

Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel

Tilt-shift videos are fun. Tilt-shift videos of airports are even more fun. Vimeo user Ross Johnson shot a tilt shift of Frankfurt's Airport from ...

European Central Bank: 'Strong Vigilance' Needed To Fight Inflation

Posted 08.09.2011 | Business

FRANKFURT (Sakari Suoninen) - The European Central Bank is in "strong vigilance" mode over inflation pressures, ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet ...