The ultimate guide to Europe’s greatest river; Jane Archer; Telegraph

Jane Archer’s peering into a crypt beneath Artstetten Castle in Austria.

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Ugly anti-Semitic remnant at center of court battle in Germany; Geir Moulson & Kerstin Sopke; AP

A Jewish man is seeking to force the removal of an offensive sculpture from a church where Martin Luther once preached.

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Mudflats: The world’s great coastal protectors; Tamsin Walker & Mabel Gundlach; Deutsche Welle

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10 unmissable sights along the Rhine River; Alex McFadyen; Good Housekeeping

The must-see castles, towns and gardens…

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Borders of an Empire: The German Limes; Bernard Joseph Esposo Guerrero; Business Mirror

The German Limes, meaning limits, complements the UK’s Hadrian and Antonine Walls in demarcating and representing the boundaries of the former…

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Romance of the rail; Neeta Lal; Tribune India

Nothing matches the charm of train travel, especially across Europe’s historic and beautiful cities and its scenic countryside…

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Tailor Made Rail Introduce Ten Amazing New Holidays For 2020; Paul Godbold; Luxurious Magazine

Tailor Made Rail has launched ten new worldwide holidays for 2020, from trans-continental luxurious adventures in Australia, South Africa and New Zealand.

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Hamburg: How to get there, where to stay and what to do; Emma Boff; MEN

From fine dining to festivals, take a trip to the lively, cosmopolitan city of Hamburg…

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Prost! German Christmas markets a jolly good time; Ian Shantz; Toronto Sun

As gluhwein coursed through our veins, the sounds of festive music filling the air as revellers roamed the temporary annual snow globe that is the Christmas Market at Cologne Cathedral — a.k.a….

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History & Mining Culture of the Ore Mountains; Wanda Marcussen; Ancient History Encyclopaedia

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How to spend 48 Hours in Goslar; Kash; Budget Traveller

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Accessible cities: Europe’s top wheelchair-friendly holidays; Jemma Porter; Skyscanner’s Travel Blog

Packed with accessible cultural attractions, these are the must-visit cities in Europe for wheelchair-friendly holidays. Read on for Skyscanner’s top tips.

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Hamburg: meet one of Europe’s most pulsating cities; David Szmidt; Kiwi.com

A gritty metropolis with a heart of gold…

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Holiday Magic: A Christmas River Cruise in Germany; Janna Graber; Epoch Times

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On the road: European river cruising, Germany, Netherlands and Belgium

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This week’s installment reports on the second week of The Record Romance of the Rhine and Mosel River cruise aboard the River Harmony, a 330-foot, three-deck European river cruiser carrying 140 passengers and crew of 36. The cruise is a “last-minute deal“ on Grand Circle Cruise line, allowing us to stretch our travel dollars. More on that, below. Tim Viall is in central Germany in the lovely Rhine River Valley, where he gaze on countless historic river towns, the forest changing from…

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Berlin’s Museum Island celebrates 20 years of UNESCO status; Elisabeth Yorck von Wartenburg; Deutsche Welle

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The Most Beautiful Cities in Germany; Sophy Owuor; World Atlas

Some of the most beautiful towns and cities in Europe can be found across Germany. World Atlas shares a selection of their favorite places and the beautiful sights they have to offer.

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These are 10 of Germany’s top Christmas markets in 2019; Kathrin Thams; The Local

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Just Back From A German River Cruise: Sailing With Vantage Deluxe World Travel; Kerry Spencer; Cruise Critic

Kerry Spencer was just back from a special Heroes sailing with Vantage Deluxe World…

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100 years since the founding of the Bauhaus art school and movement: “A New Era”; Sybille Fuchs; WSWS

The question arises: what was so special about this school, which existed for just 14 years (1919-1933) and was forced to change its location three times in Germany due to the hostile reaction of conservative and nationalist forces?

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