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One Man's Experience At IKEA Shows Germany's Problems With Race

The Huffington Post | Tobias Fülbeck | Posted 11.19.2014 | Black Voices

A 32 year-old German man wrote an article for the "Süddeutsche Zeitung” (South German Times) that has many Germans abuzz. The author calls himself ...

Hyundai Elantra Takes a Ride in Bavaria

Rita Cook | Posted 10.20.2014 | Travel
Rita Cook

While other European countries might be a bit disconcerting when it comes to driving, Germany is a breeze. The roadways are easy to navigate and the little picturesque towns are more than welcoming.

Tour Time

Rick Steves | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

For 25 years, I led our tour groups. For the past decade, rather than lead our tours, I actually take them. Each year I sign up (with a pseudonym) for...

A Horde Of Dead Celebrities Are Still Alive In Odd Dutch Beer Ad

Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment

Conspiracy theories about dead celebrities not really being dead have become the norm. Now we have a Dutch brewing company postulating that a handful ...

WATCH: Stunning Time-Lapse Will Make You Want To Travel To Bavaria Right Now

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.31.2013 | World

Jonathan Besler knows how to capture beauty in a lens. The German photographer took over 35,000 pictures to create this incredible video montage d...

German Town Strips Hitler Of Honorary Citizenship

AP | Posted 12.19.2013 | World

BERLIN (AP) — A Bavarian town council has voted unanimously to strip Adolf Hitler of honorary citizenship bestowed 80 years ago, after an outcry pro...

Sweet, Sweet Sauerkraut

The Foodcommander | Posted 12.12.2012 | Taste
The Foodcommander

Americans don't seem to mind the watered-down sauerkraut glop that's all-too frequently topping their beloved, guilt-laden hot dogs (possibly because it makes them feel like they're having a vegetable component with their junk food).

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 ...

A Children's Festival In Germany

Susan Fogwell | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

One of my favorite German getaways is Dinkelsbuhl. Each July, a magical children's festival takes place in this lesser-known town on the Romantic Road...

I'm With Stupid: A Bunch of Random Stuff I Learned in Europe

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.01.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I brought with me a few tidbits and observations about life across the pond that I will now share with you whether you're interested in them or not.

I'm With Stupid: The Sudsy Bavarian Secret to Getting Along

Todd Hartley | Posted 08.22.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Real beer gardens, as I've learned since arriving in Munich, bring together people from all walks of life to sit at long tables, eat pretzels and quaff ale from steins the size of Delaware.

PHOTOS: European Princess Gets Married!

Posted 05.13.2012 | Style

Since we're the type to get excited about royal weddings, we were thrilled to discover that a European princess said "I do" on Saturday -- in a dress ...

Germany To Publish 'Mein Kampf' For First Time Since WWII

Sasha von Oldershausen | Posted 04.25.2012 | World

One of the most controversial books in history is about to come back into print in its homeland -- something that hasn't been true in nearly 70 years....

PHOTOS: Snow Church Provides Cold Comfort In Germany

AP | Posted 02.28.2012 | Travel

MITTERFIRMIANSREUT, Germany -- A church built entirely of ice and snow has opened in Bavaria – a century after villagers first built a snow chur...

Runaway Cow Tracked Down In Germany

AP | By GEIR MOULSON | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green

BERLIN -- A cow named Yvonne whose escape kept a corner of Bavaria on tenterhooks has turned herself in after three months on the run. The Gut Aiderb...

Bavarians Mark 125th Anniversary Of 'Fairytale' King's Death

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.13.2011 | World

BERG, Germany (AP) -- Hundreds of Bavarians have gathered for a Mass to mark the 125th anniversary of the death of King Ludwig II, the 19th-century mo...

European Road Trip: Driving Germany's Romantic Road (PHOTOS)

Gregory Curley | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Gregory Curley

One would think a themed route sporting the cheesy name "Romantic Road" would rank pretty high on the list of global tourist traps. Wouldn't be too fa...

World Cup Sponsorship Scandals Sure to Take Attorney's into Extra Time

Kristen Spanier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Kristen Spanier

Throughout this World Cup, stories of athletic prowess and come-back victories have been sharing the headlines with stories of the legal and business aspects of the event.

Dutch Brewery Sends In Blondes For World Cup Ambush Marketing Stunt

The Huffington Post | Joe Daly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Usually, most can agree that 36 blondes showing up to an event in mini-dresses is a good thing. Not so if you shelled out millions to sponsor the Worl...

Russia Outlaws Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' as Neo-Nazis Rise

AOL | Theunis Bates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

(March 26) -- Russian prosecutors have banned Adolf Hitler's 1925 book "Mein Kampf" (My Struggle) over fears that the extremist tract is fueling far-r...

Germany: Boulder Crushes Home, Two Die (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two people have died and two more have been seriously injured after a boulder the size of a small house fell onto their home in the Bavarian town of S...

German Jews Want 'Mein Kampf' Reprinted

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Tony Paterson | The Independent Germany's Central Council of Jews has taken the unprecedented step of backing a proposal to republish Adolf Hitler's ...

The Amazing Race - Still the Best of its Genre: But the Itinerary's Not as Amazing as it Once Was

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Amazing Race provides fewer decision-making opportunities and clocks less mileage in each episode, thus diminishing the potential for bad luck affecting the teams. What's the reason?