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Why Bavaria Rivals Texas in State Pride

Travelzoo | Posted 11.20.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

After road tripping from Munich, along the German-Austrian border, and up the Romantic Road, I am now convinced that Bavarians outdo even Texans when it comes to regional pride. I've also seen what they have to be so proud about.

Why Wait for October? The World's Biggest Beer Festival Is Already Under Way

Clare Richardson | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
Clare Richardson

Oktoberfest is one of Germany's greatest cultural exports. Yet every time I mentioned it to German friends in Berlin, I was met with eye rolls and groans.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Oktoberfest

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.19.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Oktoberfest is more than just a celebration where you don dirndls and munch on bretzels.

A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Read More: Google, Congress, Ipcc Report, Department of Defense, Peru, Fracking, Austin, E.O. Wilson, Greenpeace, Fossil Fuel Divestment, Christiana Figueres, Ban Ki-Moon, Friends of the Earth, Scotland, Discrimination, National Renewable Energy Lab, Al Gore, Lester Brown, Bill Mckibben, San Francisco, Pentagon, Jeffrey Sachs, Copenhagen 2009, Microsoft, Russian Roulette, Nsa Spying, Schleswig-Holstein, Zero Waste, Carbon Neutral, Prince Charles, Jimmy Carter, National Security Agency, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, World War II, Co2 Emissions, Seismic Testing, Costa Rica, President Obama, Tokelau, Penn State University, South Dakota, Iceland, Solar Energy, Communities of Color, Fossil Fuels, Poland, Slavery, Munich, Wave Power, Justice, Sweden, Nsa, Civil War, Ipcc, Plan B, Denmark, New York City, Energy Efficiency, Segregation, Keystone XL Pipeline, Jfk, Mass Extinction, Iowa, Coal Plants, Co2, White House, Children, Epa, Michael Mann, Conservation, House Republicans, Civil Rights, Mountaintop Removal, Germany, National Security, Asthma, Generation Change, Forests, Copenhagen, People's Climate March, Moon Landing, Climate, Electric Vehicles, Keystone Pipeline, Industrial Hemp, Barack Obama, Deutsche Bank, Cia, Climate Justice, Deepwater Drilling, Green Industrial Revolution, James Hansen, China, Organic Farming, Mass Transit, Un Climate Summit, United Nations, Renewable Energy, Phillipines, US Energy, Desmond Tutu, Paris, Tar Sands, House Democrats, Kyoto Protocol, China Greenhouse Gases, Stanford University, Boulder Colorado, Zero Emissions, Arctic Drilling, Civil Rights Movement, Carbon Dioxide, Maldives, Wind Energy, Climate Chaos, Bill Gates, Kofi Annan, Keystone XL, British Labour Party, Jim Crow, Wall Street, Angel Gurria, Bicycles, Tidal Power, Geothermal Energy, American Wind Energy Association, Green News
Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.

Burnout to Flourishing: It Can Happen!

Leslie Boyer | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
Leslie Boyer

What was wrong with me? I had turned the company around and it was continuing to grow. I was successful. Why was I so depressed and disoriented?

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.

Trying to Corner the Past

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics
Robert Whitcomb

The suburban office parks that started to go up in the 1950s in the golden age of the automobile and cheap gasoline, are, like suburban malls and big-box stores, generally boring and sterile places, with forgettable knock-off Modernist or Post-Modernist architecture and vast parking lots. Most have not aged well.

I'm With Stupid: The One Thing Bacon Doesn't Make Better

Todd Hartley | Posted 08.20.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

It's not that I dislike the taste or have any moral objection to eating fat; it's just that pork belly doesn't deserve to be its own trend. It's bacon, for crying out loud. It's what we put on everything to make everything taste better. Has bacon ever not been a food trend?

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?

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

Logan Lynn | Posted 06.09.2014 | 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 06.01.2014 | 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 05.06.2014 | 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 05.03.2014 | 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...