Germany

Watching the watchers: A spy's guide to Berlin

Watching the watchers: A spy's guide to Berlin

Spooks have left their mark on a once-divided city still thought to be an espionage hotbed
Sister Doris: Europe's last beer-making nun

Sister Doris: Europe's last beer-making nun

A one-nun brewing operation, Sister Doris is putting Germany's women beer makers on the map. Sort of
Need for speed: Germany's magic motoring triangle

Need for speed: Germany's magic motoring triangle

With factory tours and collections of stunning vintage prototypes, southern Germany is petrolhead paradise
Airport robot that'll park your car

Airport robot that'll park your car

Last week, Düsseldorf Airport introduced Ray, the robot valet, to take the hassle out of parking for travelers
Euro trash tour: Dumpster diver's war on waste

Euro trash tour: Dumpster diver's war on waste

Frenchman travels across Europe fueled only by food recovered from trash cans
Rise of the two-in-one hotel

Rise of the two-in-one hotel

By combining hotel areas and employee roles, hoteliers maximize resources while minimizing costs
The world's most incredible bike routes

The world's most incredible bike routes

Amazing two-wheel treks from the snow-capped Himalayas to the scorching forests of the Aussie bush
10 places to relive Beatlemania

10 places to relive Beatlemania

From India to the Bahamas, these are some of the world's best places to relive the original magical mystery tour
Commuters bare legs for No Pants Subway Ride day

Commuters bare legs for No Pants Subway Ride day

Boxers, briefs and panties were all on show as the world disrobed for the 13th annual No Pants Subway Ride
Frankfurt Skyscraper Festival: Weekend of highs and highers

Frankfurt Skyscraper Festival: Weekend of highs and highers

Europe's skyscraper city will throw open its doors to visitors for free in May
Oktoberfest '13: Images to yodel about

Oktoberfest '13: Images to yodel about

Top shots from the world's biggest celebration of beer and leather shorts.
9 rules for surviving Oktoberfest

9 rules for surviving Oktoberfest

You know the clichés, but do you know which way a maiden wears her dirndl bow? Or how to spot a "beer corpse"?
Now air-con grounds a Dreamliner flight

Now air-con grounds a Dreamliner flight

An All Nippon Airways 787 Dreamliner is held in Tokyo after a mechanical problem, the fourth such incident for Dreamliners in 10 days
Lufthansa's Europe flights hit by strike

Lufthansa's Europe flights hit by strike

Only 20 out of 1,650 planned short-haul flights to operate, says airline
Are there too many 'German' Christmas markets?
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Are there too many 'German' Christmas markets?

These tourists’ favorites have steamed through Europe and beyond -- but now they risk losing their traditional heart
Rare Berlin Wall watchtower still standing tall
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Rare Berlin Wall watchtower still standing tall

An unlikely benefactor gives an original East German watchtower a lasting presence
Insider Guide: Best of Frankfurt
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Insider Guide: Best of Frankfurt

A hotel that makes its own honey. A "thrift shop" with designer clothes. Here's why visits to Frankfurt have doubled in the last 15 years
Bored with Europe? Try the 'new Europe'
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Bored with Europe? Try the 'new Europe'

Move over jaded European hotspots, there are some new towns in town
Nazi tourist attraction to get $90 million makeover
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Nazi tourist attraction to get $90 million makeover

To demolish or do up? Backdrop to infamous propaganda film to become learning center
Insider Guide: Best of Berlin
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Insider Guide: Best of Berlin

Whether you’re here for the museums or nonstop nightclubs, Berlin is as fascinating as it is ever-evolving
10 of the world's most enjoyable movie theaters
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10 of the world's most enjoyable movie theaters

Grab some popcorn, dim the lights, check out these movie theaters that are just as enjoyable as the films they show