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PHOTOS: 10 Elegantly Attired Hotels

Oyster | Posted 03.31.2013 | Travel
Oyster

From gilded pillars to floral patterns, from dainty tea sets to regal portraits, these hotels keep their spaces feeling timeless.

Fake Dutch ID Card Used In Bank Tunnel Raid: Police

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

BERLIN — Berlin police say a man suspected of brazenly tunneling into a city bank's safety deposit room used a fake Netherlands identity card to...

Robbers Dig 100-Foot Tunnel In Epic Bank Heist

AP | Posted 03.16.2013 | World

BERLIN -- German police say robbers dug a 30-meter (100-foot) tunnel into the safe deposit room of a Berlin bank and escaped with their haul, setting ...

PHOTOS: Design Hotels With Bright And Bold Decor

Oyster | Posted 03.14.2013 | Travel
Oyster

From crazy colorful murals to subtle pops of color, these hotels keep their spaces fun and light.

PHOTOS: Hotels With The Midas Touch

Oyster | Posted 03.12.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Though they can quickly turn from gilded to just plain gaudy -- ask The Donald -- gold accents bring a unique luster to any room.

Not Santa! Naked German Man Rescued From Chimney

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2013 | World

BERLIN (Reuters) - German firemen rescued a mysteriously naked man trapped in a narrow chimney in central Berlin, a spokesman said on Thursday. ...

Berlin's Incredible Club Scene

Party Earth | Posted 03.05.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

If the insanity of the Berlin clubbing scene we are painting isn't getting through, it's where the modern rave was popularized; a word that sends chills down the spines of overbearing parents everywhere. The city and its ultra-hip youth is still all about getting crazy.

Germany's Winter Wonderlands

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 03.01.2013 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

Despite the cold, with the thermometer often sinking below freezing, mothers in thick coats pushing baby carriages swaddled in blankets were as common as bakers with their loaves. And all around me, the world's languages and their owners drifted past, evidence that Christmas markets attract international visitors. Russian couples here, Turkish there, a moment of Italian lyric vowels and a French family outfitting their kids with wool mittens.

Walking a Tightrope: News Media & Freedom of Expression in the Middle East

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.16.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

No entity could be walking a tightrope more than news media in the Middle East following a spate of uprisings, revolutions, regime changes and civil wars over the last two years.

Berlin Book of Lists Excerpt: Top Five Novels Set in Berlin to Read While You're in Town

Pete Danko | Posted 02.12.2013 | Books
Pete Danko

"The dry Berlin wit sparing no one," writes Gunter Grass in The Tin Drum, and count that as a pop quiz: If you know, you know. If you've been on the other end of that dry Berlin wit sparing no one, you won't forget it.

The Snow Globe That Is Berlin

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

Who ever said tourists are sissies? Watch these travelers do their thing at Berlin's Pariser Platz in a December snow storm.

A New York Institution -- Jean-Claude Baker Tells Stories From West-Berlin

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 12.10.2012 | New York
Lia Petridis Maiello

The heavy door to Chez Josephine in New York's theater district conceals one of the last places of its kind in the metropolis: the bohemian New York, the New York of Jean-Claude Baker.

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.

The Stage Is Yours

Alexander Goerlach | Posted 02.04.2013 | World
Alexander Goerlach

Investment rounds are like trips to the theater: you might not expect much of the performance, but you'll be glad that you went.

Where Berlin's Cool Kids Hang Out

Party Earth | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Germany's capital is quickly sneaking up on Amsterdam as the most liberal city in Europe.

LAST CALL: Deutsche Guggenheim's Blockbuster Final Exhibition

VernissageTV | Posted 01.18.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

With the exhibition Visions of Modernity, Impressionist and Modern Collections from the Guggenheim Foundation, the collaboration between the Solomon R...

PHOTOS: The Best Holiday Markets Around The Globe

Oyster | Posted 01.16.2013 | Travel
Oyster

From Scotland to Chicago, German-style Christmas markets are offering a jolly dose of holiday cheer to people around the globe.

'The Cabinet of Curiosities': Thomas Erber's Exhibit Gets Curiouser

Andria Mitsakos | Posted 01.15.2013 | Arts
Andria Mitsakos

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PHOTOS: World's Best Music Venues

Party Earth | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

From experimental emerging artists to the biggest pop stars in the world, fans have turned the best venues and amphitheaters into international music icons. So if you're looking to see a great live show in a completely unique environment, catch a concert at one of Party Earth's favorite music venues from around the world.

'Nostalgia': The Color Photographs of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.01.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii was a pioneer of photography in Russia and a pioneer of color photography. He was given the task of capturing the old Russia in images, on behalf of Czar Nicolas II in 1909.

PHOTOS: Budget-Friendly Bars In Berlin

Party Earth | Posted 12.25.2012 | Travel
Party Earth

From lively student hangs to romantic candle-lit dens, here are a few of Party Earth's favorite bars that hit the spot but don't break the bank.

PHOTOS: Berlin's Best Budget Hotels

Oyster | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Oyster

All of this would come at a high price in any other city, but Berlin is one of the most affordable destinations in Europe.

The European Startup Scene Is on the Rise, With London and Berlin in the Lead

Martin Varsavsky | Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology
Martin Varsavsky

If I had to bet on the winner, I'd choose London as the best place to start a business in Europe, as the conditions for entrepreneurs are similar to those found in U.S. startup hubs like the Silicon Valley or NYC.

Mario Botta: The Craft of Modernism

J. Michael Welton | Posted 12.17.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Of late, Mario Botta's been focusing not just on monumental design, but on the artisans who now are creating sophisticated spaces out of ordinary materials, and on fellow architects who design from the heart for the common man.

WATCH: Berlin, City Of Goths

La Carmina | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
La Carmina

I have a number of spooky friends in the German capital, and they brought me to their favorite haunts. In this travel video, we explore Berlin's darkest clubs and fashion.