The German Dress That Flatters Every Body Type

Almost every country in Europe has its own traditional dress: the Dutch have clogs and white hats, Spaniards have red and black flamenco outfits and Bulgarians has elaborately embroidered vests. One national costume, however, stands above all others – as this legendary performance at Eurovision 2014 shows, few garments flatter a woman’s body (and ignite […]

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How Berlin rose from the ashes: Amazing comparison pictures show the Red Ar.my ramp.aging through German capital in 1945 – and how the same scenes look today

In one picture, Red Ar.my soldiers stand guard outside a burning building in the east of Berlin with machine guns at the ready. Seven decades later, another shows a man cycling past the same scene, seemingly without a care in the world. These astonishing photographs compare Berlin in 1945 – when the city was falling […]

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7 Secret Spots and Sights in Berlin You Probably Never Knew About

Berlin is a city that’s constantly evolving. Relics from its past blend in with built-up parts of the city, and hidden gems can be found in the most unlikely places. For travelers in the know, concealed sights and attractions are easy to find. Here is a taste of Berlin’s secret spots and sights. A GDR […]

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11 essential German phrases that will come in handy on your next trip to Germany

Exploring the fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle. Walking along the remnants of the graffiti-covered Berlin Wall. Sipping Bavaria’s rich beer-brewing heritage. Admiring beautiful Baroque architecture in Dresden. No matter where you are travelling in Germany, knowing some essential German phrases can help your trip run smoother – and make a good impression on the locals too. Savvy […]

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7 stunning Bavarian castles you can’t miss on your trip to Germany

While the entire country is dotted with castles and plenty of magical landscapes, to really experience the true royalty of Germany, a trip to Bavaria is a must. Think storybook castles, overlooking the cobblestoned streets of the villages below, so beautiful that you’ll think you’ve jumped right out of the pages of your favourite childhood […]

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