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Located on a narrow strip of land in the middle of the Spree River, Berlin’s Museum Island (Museumsinsel) is among Germany’s most prized cultural achievements. Museum Island is home to five museums, built at various times in the 19th and 20th centuries. Each museum has its own history, but all have one thing in common; […]
Every March, Women’s History Month is celebrated around the world. Its goal is to recognize the generations of women who have shaped and changed our world and smashed records and perceptions. It also reinforces those who continue to break barriers and make history. This week, we look at Germany, a country where the role of […]
Christmas is almost here, so it’s time to head to the mall to buy a tie for Dad, a new nightgown for Mom and the latest electronic gadget for the kids. Sound hectic and boring? If you want to skip the mall mayhem and deliver Christmas gifts that really rock, you still have time to […]
If you’ve never stayed in a hostel, you might imagine a dorm room packed with 21st-century hippies singing folk tunes. But today’s hostels attract a mix of travelers; young and old, singles and families, humble and wealthy. Germany’s hostels come in many styles, from modern multi-story facilities to quaint family run establishments. And in most […]
Nothing drives away the winter blues like a trip to the spa. In Germany, you’ll find all types of spas, catering to all types of people, from the rich and famous to families. Some of the best spas in Germany have been in business for decades, or even longer. In the past, a trip to […]
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