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Duesseldorf Most Popular Expat Destination in Germany, with Hamburg Trailing Far Behind

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.28.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

Duesseldorf and Munich are among the most popular cities for expats around the world, attracting foreign nationals with a high quality of life and out...

Hamburg - of Burgers, Beatles and Babes: Oy Gevalt in Germany on the Looney Front - Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.25.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Hamburg may have given its name to the grease-oozing slab of chopped meat that you're stuffing into your gob, but here in its eponymous city you're as...

The German G20 Presidency And Global Health

Marwin Meier | Posted 09.16.2016 | Impact
Marwin Meier

This comment piece is based on a position paper by VENRO (Association of German development and humanitarian aid NGOs) and MSF (Ärtze ohne Grenzen e....

Summer Of Love Hamburg: Missing James Franco 3.0 with the Beatles and Psychic Ills

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 08.30.2016 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

In Hamburg, 33 turns up as the magic number uniting the 3 of my life path with the 3 of James Franco. Plus, it adds up to six! Missing James Franco ...

Pilot Uses GPS Tracker To Draw Picture Of A Plane... With A Plane

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.14.2016 | Technology

Using GPS trackers to create pictures of running routes is over. A pilot in Germany has taken the "drawing by tracking your movement" concept to the n...

No, Airbus, I Don't Want to Be Stacked

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.11.2016 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

I don't fancy sitting on top of other passengers in an A380 or larger plane, and worrying about more people breathing the same recycled, often staler, air pumped into the cabin.

The 10 Most Instagrammable Cities in Europe

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 10.06.2016 | 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.

Wrapping Up One Hundred Days in Europe

Rick Steves | Posted 09.01.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

My summer trip is finished. I'm flying home. And to wrap up my Hundred Days of Europe blog, I threw a bunch of final images against the wall, and thes...

Hamburg: Mighty Harbors, Repurposed Bomb Shelters, and Designer Embankments

Rick Steves | Posted 09.01.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

My last stop in Europe this year is Hamburg. After weeks of filming in scorching heat, heavy rains finally slammed us -- and after three socked-in day...

Pretzel Love in Germany

Rick Steves | Posted 09.01.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Even after decades of travel, it's so fun to still be learning fun little factoids about the cultures we visit. It never ends! In Dresden, my German friend explained that the dough woven into a pattern in a pretzel represents the way our thumbs cross when we fold our hands in prayer.

Germany's Complex, Tumultuous History

Rick Steves | Posted 08.28.2016 | 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.

Millions of German Americans Sailed From Here

Rick Steves | Posted 08.25.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Being in Hamburg, I kept thinking, "I love this city." And one highlight was seeing the place from where millions of Germans emigrated to the New World. Imagine the fun of filming this city with a local guide to help locate the best angles.

Hamburg Doesn't Want a Storm Surge Flood

Rick Steves | Posted 08.25.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

After being in Germany as it suffered through an unprecedented 30 days in a row of temperatures between 90 and 100 degrees, and now in the midst of se...

Hamburg's Biggest WWII Bunker Now Filled with Music

Rick Steves | Posted 08.21.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Although it was almost completely destroyed in a horrific bombing in 1943, today's Hamburg has rebounded as a surprisingly fun and fascinating city.

Crossing 'The Pond' to Europe? For Once, Make it Real

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.27.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

For a second, ours was a ship of intrepid travelers, of those who kept on going where they needed to go. Some made heroic thrusts of outstretched hands to stay in balance. Some held on to chairs or stools at the bar.

102-Year-Old Woman Earns Doctorate Decades After Nazis Denied Her The Opportunity

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 06.09.2015 | Good News

After having her dreams put on hold for almost eight decades, a former medical student has received the recognition she deserves. At the age of 10...

Mysterious German Vandals Brick Up Subway Door

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.30.2015 | Crime

How's this for a nightmare commute? On Tuesday afternoon, a mysterious group of vandals built a brick wall across a subway door in Hamburg, Germany. ...

"Paper Love," Uncovering a Family's Past

Mindy Trotta | Posted 04.06.2015 | Home
Mindy Trotta

Much of the book is an intertwining of history and mystery, and yet romance plays a major role as well. Who was this woman with whom her grandfather had a serious love affair? Why was she left behind, and where was she now?

Cruise Ship Plays The White Stripe's 'Seven Nation Army' On Horns

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel

What comes to mind when you think of a cruise ship? If you said The White Stripe's 'Seven Nation Army'... well, first off, what a very unlikely connec...

Montana Lawmaker Vows To Repeal Self-Defense Law After German Teen's Death

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - A Montana legislator said on Thursday she would seek to repeal the state's so-called "castle doctrine" after attorneys for a man accused o...

World's Oldest Message In A Bottle FOUND

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.07.2014 | World

A message in a bottle tossed in the sea in Germany 101 years ago, believed to be the world's oldest, has been presented to the sender's granddaughter,...

WATCH: This Free Kick Will Defy The Odds Of Gravity

Posted 02.26.2014 | Sports

Hamburg's Hakan Çalhanoğlu stepped up from approximately 45 yards out to take a free kick in stoppage time of a match against Borussia Dortmund on S...

10 Reasons to Visit Hamburg

Viator | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel

If Hamburg isn't on your list of places to visit in Germany, it should be. The city has something for everyone, whether you're a history buff, a culture enthusiast, or a shopaholic.

Top 10 Beatles Fan Destinations Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel

Whether you're a die-hard fan or an occasional listener, get a taste of The Beatles in these 10 cities across the globe.

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.