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Vintage Nude Photos On Display In Berlin's Photography Museum

Vintage Nude Photos On Display In Berlin's Photography Museum The Museum of Photography in Berlin has just opened an exhibition of nude photos from the turn of the last century. "The Naked Truth and More Besides Nude Photography around 1900" brings together hundreds of nude photos from an era we normally associate with...

The Cabinet Of Curiosities: Collecting The Wonders Of The World

The Cabinet Of Curiosities: Collecting The Wonders Of The World Before there was the museum, there was the cabinet of curiosities. Starting in the 16th century as Europe expanded its horizons during the Age of Exploration, the rich and powerful began to collect curios and display them. Their collections were eclectic – everything...

The Best Cities For Street Art Around The World

The Best Cities For Street Art Around The World I've always loved a good art gallery but I know not everyone feels the same way. I get it. Looking at still life oil-on-canvases isn't for everyone. But the good news is that some of the coolest art in the world isn't locked away in stuffy art galleries or museums...

Eurostar Revamps Services In A Bid To Lure Fliers

Eurostar Revamps Services In A Bid To Lure Fliers Long-distance train travel is making a comeback with Eurostar announcing plans to expand its services. The high-speed train, which primarily serves London, Brussels and Paris, has its sights set on new destinations across the European continent. Eurostar says its...

Frankfurt Airport Wins 'Most Improved' Award

Frankfurt Airport Wins 'Most Improved' Award "Most Improved" isn't always the most brag-worthy recognition, but in the case of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), the prize comes not long after we wrote about how the airport was at the bottom of the "World's Worst" list. The accolade was bestowed upon Germany's biggest hub by...

The Latest European Heist: German Thieves Steal $20,710 Of Nutella

The Latest European Heist: German Thieves Steal $20,710 Of Nutella You may think you're addicted to Nutella, but would you commit a crime to get some? This week in central Germany a group of thieves made off with over $20,000 of Nutella. How much is $20,710 of chocolate hazelnut spread? It's the equivalent of about 5.5 tons. Enough...

World War II Bomb Closes Berlin Rail Station

World War II Bomb Closes Berlin Rail Station Berlin commuters got an unwelcome reminder of their city's wartime past today when a bomb from World War II was discovered near the city's main railway station. The Hauptbahnhof was closed for several hours as bomb disposal experts dealt with the device, the BBC...

Teufelsberg: A Photo Tour Inside Berlin's Secret Abandoned Spy Station

Teufelsberg: A Photo Tour Inside Berlin's Secret Abandoned Spy Station Berlin is a city that harbors its share of ghosts. As Germany's premier city marches ever further into the future, shiny new government buildings and designer lofts rising on vacant lots across the capital, vestiges of Berlin's infamous role in two World Wars and a...

Get Personalized Guides For Food And Drink With Eight Spots

Get Personalized Guides For Food And Drink With Eight Spots If you are traveling in a big city and want restaurant recommendations, it can be overwhelming to turn to online review sites like Trip Advisor or Yelp that list hundreds of places, many of which are irrelevant to your tastes and preferences. A new website launches today,...

All Change At Berlin Tempelhof Airport

All Change At Berlin Tempelhof Airport It's only when you're walking down the airport runway that you realize how big it really is. Runways are designed on an inhuman scale. If you're an aircraft, they're just long enough to claw yourself into the air. This one, Tempelhof runway 9L/27R, is 2,094 meters long....

Shaking The Disease

Shaking The Disease From August 1984 through the summer of 1985, I lived with my family in Saarland, in the southwestern corner of West Germany. A French protectorate in the years following the Second World War, Saarland was a strange place for a family's sabbatical year. It felt more like...

The World's Prettiest Destination Tunnels

The World's Prettiest Destination Tunnels Size matters – with tunnels, anyway. Most lists of the world's most spectacular designs pant over the longest passageways, like Norway's Laedral Tunnel, currently the record-holder at 15.25 miles. But beauty before distance, I say. Give me the arched canopy of...

Hangar Now Serves As A Sunny Escape (PHOTOS)

Hangar Now Serves As A Sunny Escape (PHOTOS) In the middle of snowy Germany, a former aircraft hangar serves as a sunny escape from the cold. Inside the mammoth building – which is tall enough to enclose the Statue of Liberty – is a Caribbean-influenced resort, Tropical Islands. Besides a beach, a...

Bryan Adams Opens Photography Exhibition In Düsseldorf

Bryan Adams Opens Photography Exhibition In Düsseldorf For any child of the '80s, Bryan Adams is that clean-cut Canadian rock star with a steady string of hits. While he's not as big as he once was, he's still making great music and going on tour. What many people don't know about him is that he's also an accomplished...

Goetz Of The Iron Hand: On The Trail Of Renaissance Germany's Biggest Badass

Goetz Of The Iron Hand: On The Trail Of Renaissance Germany's Biggest Badass Renaissance Germany was a violent place. A patchwork of different kingdoms, principalities, and baronies with constantly changing allegiances, the land was wracked with near-constant warfare. The people in charge were some pretty rough characters. By far the roughest was...

Events Worth Planning A Trip Around In 2013

Events Worth Planning A Trip Around In 2013 Have you ever landed in a place to find out you arrived just after the town's can't-miss event of the year? Well, hopefully that won't happen again this year. Gadling bloggers racked their brains to make sure our readers don't overlook the best parties to be had...

12 Offbeat Travel Ideas For 2013

12 Offbeat Travel Ideas For 2013 My annual New Year's Eve tradition is to reflect on all the places I visited during the year and plot out where I want to go in the New Year. 2012 was a banner travel year for my family because we put all of our things in storage for five months and traveled extensively in...

VIDEO: Turkish Tannenbaum

"On Tane Baum in Istanbul" from Manzara Istanbul on Vimeo. Want to feel some holiday warm and fuzzies? Take a few minutes to enjoy this Turkish video from Manzara Istanbul, a vacation apartment rental agency in Turkey's most popular city. The agency is run by a...

Discovery Adventures Announces New Tours For 2013

Discovery Adventures Announces New Tours For 2013 The calendar may still say 2012, and I know we all have a busy holiday season to navigate yet, but it is never too early to start planning our trips for the new year ahead. To help us out with that process, Discovery Adventures has announced a host of new tours and...

World Subway Maps Drawn To Scale

World Subway Maps Drawn To Scale Think New York has the most extensive subway system in the world? You may be right, but it's a toss-up with London and Berlin. It's easy to judge if you take all the metro systems and draw them to the same scale, as artist and urban planner Neil Freeman did in a series of...

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