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The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

Victor Dorff | Posted 11.06.2014 | Travel
Victor Dorff

Twenty-five years ago this week, the unthinkable happened. On November 9, 1989, East Germany opened the gates, allowing its citizens to travel west. On a recent tour of Berlin, I was struck by how often the "unthinkable" suddenly becomes reality,

Berlin Is Still a Work in Progress

Rick Steves | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Berlin is one of Europe's hottest destinations. The city is as vibrant and exciting as ever. Locals are bragging that it just surpassed Rome as the third most-visited city in Europe.

WATCH: Why Potsdamer Platz Is Berlin's Place To Be

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

Having been a no man's land for many decades, Potsdamer Platz has returned to the middle of the now-reunited city. A look at what's changed and what remains the same at Berlin's ever-controversial plaza.

WATCH: Artistic Berlin By Night, During Festival Of Lights

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 12.17.2011 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

For the seventh time now, the Festival of Lights is taking place in Berlin, and we set out to capture the magic of the event in an original 90-second video.

German Poker Heist Robbers Still On The Run (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP)BERLIN -- German police were hunting Monday for four bandits who stormed a poker tournament in Berlin and made off with euro240,000 ($328,000) in ...