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Europe's Best Hidden Eats

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel
SmarterTravel

From local holes-in-the-wall to trendy clandestine establishments, travelers to Europe have plenty of ways to veer off the tired tourist track when they dine. At these hidden spots, diners can immerse themselves in the local culture and be in the know despite being far from home.

How to Explore Europe - on a Budget

Party Earth | Posted 09.01.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Those lucky enough to be traversing not one but several European cities over the course of a few weeks or, as is more likely, months, may worry about ...

Can't Miss Things to do in Berlin

Party Earth | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

First time visitors to Germany's capital city of Berlin will find they have no shortage of culturally stimulating destinations well worth exploring. But since there are so many things to do, we've narrowed it down for you.

Berlin Builds Memorial To Nazi Euthanasia Victims

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | World

BERLIN, July 10 (Reuters) - Berlin has laid the foundations for a memorial to a largely neglected group of Nazi victims - hundreds of thousands of m...

Hans Richter: The Future Is Now (at LACMA)

Tom Teicholz | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

The exhibition "Hans Richter: Encounters" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is a curator's dream: retrospective of a somewhat obscure, multiplatform artist, who is equally adept (and revolutionary) in painting and film.

Indian Summer: Top 7 South Asian Exhibitions This Month

Austin Considine | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

Traveling this summer? Hot on the heels of a major South Asian Modern and Contemporary art auction in London last month, several South Asian artists r...

Police Shoot Naked Man Wielding Knife At Landmark Berlin Fountain

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | World

BERLIN — Police fatally shot a naked man who brandished a knife at officers in a landmark Berlin fountain on Friday, officials said. Passers-by...

Germany Hails U.S. Ties 50 Years After JFK Berlin Speech

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.26.2013 | World

Germany hailed the endurance of transatlantic ties Wednesday on the 50th anniversary of US president John F. Kennedy's stirring Cold War declaration "...

Kennedy, Obama and Berlin

Eva Claudia Schweitzer | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
Eva Claudia Schweitzer

In 1963, Berliners were hoping that Americans would protect them from the next war. In 2013, Berliners are afraid that Americans will drag them even further into a war they have not signed up for in the first place.

Obama Summitry Encounters the Snowden Effect, Again

William Bradley | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

President Barack Obama's latest stabs at summitry -- with the G-8 in Belfast, Northern Ireland and again with Germany's leaders in Berlin -- met with mixed results this week.

As President Obama Speaks in Berlin, the Words of President Kennedy Are Worth a Revisit

Dana Beyer | Posted 08.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Last week was the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's commencement address to the graduates of American University. I present an abridged version,...

Berlin Is Hot For Obama

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

While President Barack Obama delivered a speech on nuclear reductions at the iconic Brandenburg Gate on Wednesday, things got a little hot -- literall...

'Our Work Is Not Yet Done'

AP | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

BERLIN -- President Barack Obama is challenging Americans and Europeans not to become complacent even though the Cold War is over. Obama is speaking ...

Through the Lens of Helmut Newton

Tom Teicholz | Posted 08.08.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

As Wallis Annenberg, of the Annenberg Foundation, said: "Helmut Newton is one of the most powerful and influential photographers of the past century -- the place where art and fashion and subversion and aspiration all collide."

The Startup Formula Goes Global

Evan Burfield | Posted 08.04.2013 | Small Business
Evan Burfield

Americans must take the opportunity to lead, or eventually find ourselves following. The fact that countries around the world are adopting America's model for innovation creates tremendous long-term opportunities to build grassroots links across the globe.

Summer Concert Guide for the European Backpacker: Germany

Party Earth | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

After a few weeks of backpacking across Europe, you finally reach Germany. While you have a checklist that consists of a daily beer minimum and iconic...

Unclaimed Looted Art Remains A Problem

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 05.29.2013 | Arts

JERUSALEM -- Israel's national museum has located the heir of the owner of a valuable impressionist painting that was stolen by the Nazis after a phot...

Feminists Protest Life-Size Barbie Dreamhouse In Berlin

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 05.10.2013 | Women

A life-size Barbie Dreamhouse is opening in Berlin on May 16, and local feminists aren't too pleased. The walk-in replica of Barbie's iconic Malibu...

Over-the-Top Themed Hotel Rooms and Suites (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Hotels often incorporate themes into their rooms, but these so-called themes are usually "classic elegance," "boho chic," or "understated luxury." In ...

Germany Says Obama Will Visit Berlin In June

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | World

BERLIN -- President Barack Obama will visit Berlin next month for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel on his first visit to the German capital since t...

My Father and Berlin

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.08.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The rumble of a train comes through the window. In Berlin there is always the sound of a train somewhere. I look out and see a very different reality from what my father saw in 1984 when he first came to this city.

Europe's Most Historic Hotels

Oyster | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Pirate Queens, famous authors, scheming politicians and celebrities of days past and present have walked through these corridors -- and now you can, too.

The Online Community Is Inexorably Global: Are You?

Chris Abraham | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology
Chris Abraham

Humans are provincial; Americans doubly so. In fact, we online human-Americans oftentimes can't think past our sweat pants, ironic T, and bunny slippe...

NEXT Berlin 2013

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 06.29.2013 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

Berlin always feels like an unfinished business to me. In Alexanderplatz, the picturesque ugly square  is as laden with underground history as a clog...

Suspected Letter Bomb Sent To German President

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 06.19.2013 | World

BERLIN — German authorities on Friday destroyed a letter addressed to the country's president that was suspected of containing explosives, but t...