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European Travel: Seventeenth-Century Opera in Two European Cities

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Even in today's more authentic and interesting productions, seventeenth-century Italian/Venetian opera can be a hard sell: Where are the tunes amid all the recitative-like declamation?

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in the USA

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If a trip to Germany isn't in the budget this year, you can still partake in the merrymaking festivities closer to home. Here are seven of the best Oktoberfest celebrations across the United States.

PHOTOS: Is Oktoberfest A Tourist Trap?

Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel

Oktoberfest has gotten huge. With six million drinkers expected to descend on Munich's 64 acres of tents and consume roughly seven million liters of b...

Michael Jackson Remembered Forever In Munich

Rick Steves | Posted 09.22.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

It is worth noting that though every country has its own leader, there was only one "King of Pop."

The Middle East's Romance With Munich

Rick Steves | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

A majority of the people I saw on the street were wealthy, conservative-Muslim Arab families dressed men, happy children and women covered in black burkas.

Thinking In German

Rick Steves | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

Germanic people even seem efficient about hedonism. Every country seems to have its own firewater. While I gingerly sip it, locals throw it down in a gulp.

Munich Is For People, Not Cars

Rick Steves | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

Munich pedestrianized its main street for the 1972 Olympics, starting a trend in Europe.