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Chicks on Speed, Julian Assange, Yoko Ono and Others Join Forces for 'Artstravaganza'

Logan Lynn | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

Long before Lady Gaga was visioning "ArtRaves" in galleries to promote her modern art-infused idea of what pop music should be and, perhaps, become, Munich-based fine art/musical ensemble Chicks on Speed had already realized it.

The World's Top 10 Airport Hotels With Stunning Runway Views

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

In the last few years, airport hotels have evolved from being an unavoidable stopover to luxurious, must-visit retreats.

During Crimea, Remember the Sudetenland

Ben Barber | Posted 03.06.2014 | World
Ben Barber

My parents were Czechoslovak citizens in 1938 when Adolf Hitler said he only wanted to take one little piece of land -- the Sudetenland -- to protect the oppressed German minority there.

Your Travel Questions Answered

George Hobica | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Q: I'll be visiting Milan this summer. Any suggestions of what to do and see, and the best places to stay?

Open Letter to John Kerry: Tough Talk in Munich Threatens to Undo Peace Process

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Abraham H. Foxman

Your comments, irrespective of your intentions, will inevitably be seen by Palestinians and anti-Israel activists as an incentive not to reach an agreement; as an indicator that if things fall apart, Israel will be blamed; and as legitimizing boycott activity.

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Author

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Lev Raphael

When it comes to being a traveling author, it helps that I did so much theater in college, and that I've taught for many years as well. I generally feel comfortable as a performer of my own work -- and my own life. And yet there's always a trace of sadness on the road, too.

Top Vacation Tastes In London And Munich

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

We've been away (London and Munich) for thirteen days as I write this, so I'm going to list one standout taste from each.

Artist Creates 88 Mind-Bending Versions Of A Hotel

Time | Posted 12.13.2013 | Arts

Munich’s Deutscher Kaiser hotel looks like any sleek modern building. But re-imagined through the mind (and lens) of artist Víctor Enrich, the stru...

1,400 Nazi-Looted Artworks Found In One German Apartment

AP | DAVID McHUGH | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts

AUGSBURG, Germany -- AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — A hoard of more than 1,400 artworks found by tax investigators in a German apartment includes a previo...

Beyond Beer and Lederhosen: Top 10 German Destinations

trivago | Posted 11.30.2013 | Travel
trivago

Autumn in Germany may be synonymous with beloved Oktoberfest, but this European powerhouse has more to offer than beer, pretzels and lederhosen. These German destinations beyond Oktoberfest will leave you feeling like this is one of the most underrated corners of the world.

Fall Fun in Munich: Oktoberfest, Nightlife, and Music Festivals

Party Earth | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

The autumn season offers a variety of exciting things to do in Munich, the third-largest city in Germany. Activities can range from enjoying the super...

Can't Make It To Munich?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.11.2013 | Travel

Unless you're a study abroad student or a wealthy jet-setter, chances are you don't have the time or money to hop over to Munich for Oktoberfest. ...

Munich Gets Ready To Party

Posted 08.22.2013 | Travel

Germany's famous beer-soaked celebration, Oktoberfest, is just a month away. The festivities will kick off Sept. 21 in Munich, where preparations a...

Keeping The Soul At The Bavarian State Opera

AP | MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 10.01.2013 | Arts

MUNICH, Germany — The man who runs Germany's biggest opera house says a chance encounter with an American colleague brought home to him just how...

The New Manrico Of 'Il Trovatore'

AP | MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 06.30.2013 | Arts

MUNICH, Germany -- Parodied by everyone from Gilbert and Sullivan to the Marx Brothers, Verdi's "Il Trovatore" is often dismissed as an absurd story a...

5 Must Hit Bars While Backpacking Through Europe

Party Earth | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Backpacking through Europe can be one wild ride, especially if you know the best places to meet fellow travelers and locals along the way. Below are s...

Is This Munich's Best Hotel?

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.12.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

There are Asian touches throughout the 73-room hotel (including a volume of Buddhist teachings in the bedside table along with the usual Gideon bible), but the general impression is of international luxury in a comfortable space.

Opera With A Beer Chaser In Munich

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.28.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

As the Michelin guide says of three-star restaurants, Munich's opera and food were both "Worth the journey."

3 German Holiday Market Recipes

Clara Schuhmacher | Posted 02.19.2013 | Taste
Clara Schuhmacher

Strolling through the Holiday Market in Union Square, with its soft light and scent of cinnamon, takes me back to winters spent in Bavaria, and many a cold evening spent at the glittery christkindlesmarkts in Munich and Nuremberg.

Car Safety 2013: 32,000 Dead -- Where's the Outrage?

Steve Parker | Posted 02.18.2013 | Business
Steve Parker

Some 32,367 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2011. That's nearly 100 a day dying on our nation's highways, yet any apparent outrage remains muted at best.

PHOTOS: Bavarian Celebrations In Germany's Christmas Markets

Viator | Posted 02.08.2013 | Travel
Viator

Germany's most famous Christmas Market is often referred to as the "Little Town from Wood and Clot," due to the 180 wooden market stalls decorated with red and white fabrics in the picturesque old town.

PHOTOS: 10 Amazing Works Of Architecture

Trippy | Posted 01.08.2013 | Travel
Trippy

Whether it's intricate carving on an ancient temple or steel bended in ways you never thought possible, the complexities of architecture never cease to amaze.

Painting Outdoors: The Illusion of the Idyllic

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I get to see the clammers at 7 a.m. going to work in the bay, the herons, osprey and migrating warblers. I hear the sounds of life that participate around me and those experiences bring unique perspectives incorporated into my painting.

Oktoberfests Coming To A Town Near You

HomeAway | Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel
HomeAway

Oktoberfest has been carrying on for about a month now, but beer, bratwurst and polka bands aren't out of style just yet.

Gay Germans Use Oktoberfest To Push For Same-Sex Marriage

Christian Science Monitor | Moises Mendoza | Posted 09.26.2012 | Gay Voices

By early afternoon on the first Sunday of Oktoberfest this past weekend, the Bräurosl beer tent in Munich was already filled with thousands of merry ...