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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The History of East Germany As Told in 7 Buildings; Olivia Giovetti; Architectural Digest

In anticipation of 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, a handful of architectural marvels tell the story of the side of the wall that was a Soviet satellite state for 40 years…

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Showcasing industrial culture: The Zollverein Coal Mine, Essen in Germany; Aruna Rathod; Luxury Lifestyle Magazine


Germany is celebrating 100 years of Bauhaus all over the country and the Zollverein Coal Mine in Essen is a magnificent testimony to industrial design of an era…

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Princeton Photo Workshop: Westphalia-Photokina Photoghraphy Tour; Princeton Photo Workshop

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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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