360 video: the Wadden Sea; Elisabeth Yorck Von Wartenburg; Deutsche Welle

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Why is Bauhaus such a big deal in design?; Andrew Curry; National Geographic

From Weimar to Tel Aviv, visit the monuments to this century-old revolution.

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HAMBURG, LUBECK AND BREMEN: Northern Germany’s stars shine bright; Dave Pollard; Toronto Sun

Hamburg has been a city of songs for centuries, long before five mop-topped young lads from Liverpool again put the northern German city on the musical map in the early 1960s.

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Top 10 best places to visit in Germany; Break.com

Considered the heart of Europe, Germany possesses many world-renowned historical sites and captivating tourist attractions.

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Hamburg is Ready to Make More History as Event Destination; David McMillin; PCMA

As Hamburg prepares to open the doors of what will be the biggest congress center in Germany, the city already has taken steps to cement its reputation as a top meetings and events destination.

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Romantic Rhine; Sally Macmillan; CEO Magazine

A Rhine river cruise from Basel to Amsterdam onboard Crystal Bach showcases the glamorous ship as much as the storied ports it visits.

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Knights and kings: The loveliest castles and palaces on the Rhine; Frederike Muller; Deutsche Welle

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Langham Lands a New Deal Located Within a UNESCO German Palace; Raini Hamdi; Skift

Hong Kong-based Langham Hospitality Group has added its first property in Europe since acquiring The Langham, London more than two decades ago.

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The German city ‘Augsburg’ is a UNESCO World Heritage city; Arabian Gazette

UNESCO World Heritage Committee awarded “The Augsburg Water Management System” with the World Heritage title Germany, Augsburg, UNESCO, World Heritage city, Mayor Kurt Gribl…

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How Bauhaus design school influenced art, architecture and design across the world; Neha Banka; Indian Express

The nationalist movement that soon developed into the Nazi ideology in Germany considered Bauhaus to be a rejection of traditional German values.

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Bauhaus Builds! The Growing House; Ludwig Hilberseimer; E-flux

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20 Essential Pilgrimages to Inspiring Art Destinations; Casey Lesser; Artsy

Beyond the art capitals, these pilgrimages will take you to dazzling museums, sculpture-encrusted landscapes, remote islands, and legendary art enclaves.

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14 Awesome Things to Do in Berlin – Exploring Germany’s Capital; Sara Monty; Just A Pack

Things to Do in Berlin – Explore Germany’s capital with Sara Monty’s list of things to do in Berlin. She absolutely loves this city and you will too!

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Day 3: Sankt Augustin to Bacharach (5. August); Uli Bilke; Medium.com

Distance: 129km

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Explore the Moselle River on a 5 night cruise; EIN Presswire

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UNESCO World Heritage sites: UN adds two more in Germany; Bob Taylor; CDN

The UN designated two popular and historic sites in Germany as UNESCO World Heritage sites: The Ore Mountains and the historic city of Augsburg.

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Destination wrap: Noosa plants trees for tourism, win a trip to Hong Kong, NYC gets new gallery + MORE!; Travel Weekly

Ease yourself back into the daily grind with a rundown of all the latest destination news.

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Germany’s 16 states: Saxony-Anhalt; Frederike Muller; Deutsche Welle

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Dagstuhl trip report: learning and teaching programming language semantics; Andy J Ko; Medium.com

A tour through programming language learning.

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Lübeck: Classic Tour of the Hanseatic City; Get Your Guide

Discover the Hanseatic city of Lübeck, also known as the “City of Seven Spires” or the “Gateway to the North.” Admire the medieval character, the unparalleled architecture and the cohesive structure of the old town.

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