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Condé Nast Traveler

Why a Visit to Berlin Should Include a Day Trip to Potsdam - Condé Nast Traveler

As the country retreat for generations of Prussian kings, the opulent palaces of Sanssouci are some of Germany’s most evocative architecture.
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citylab.com

In Berlin, Cycling Lessons Help Newly Arrived Refugees Gain Confidence Navigating the City - CityLab

In Berlin, a group has made it their mission to help newcomers settle in, then get around.

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Departures

Where to Stay in Berlin | Departures

Navigating the city's stylish hotel scene.

In a city well known for its postwar grit, Berlin’s hotels are surprisingly elegant, upscale, and contemporary.

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pastemagazine.com

Preserved Lemons are Magic - Paste

It took me far too long to realize just how many of my problems could be solved by preserved lemons. I live in Germany, where finding fresh veggies (and people who appreciate and know how to cook them) isn’t exactly easy.

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Departures

Where to Drink in Berlin | Departures

The German capital offers far more than beer halls.

Berlin bar-hoppers aren’t just out for a pilsner or a hefeweizen in shabby surroundings anymore.

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Yes Magazine

Advising My Laid-Off Mom About Freelance Work - Yes! Magazine

The economy has changed from many single-track, steady careers into workers who thrive on one-off gigs and “projects.” But when you’re over 60 and overqualified, how do you find a job?
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Departures

Where to Eat in Berlin | Departures

The best places to sample Berlin’s German and international cuisine.

A decade ago, Berlin wasn’t even a blip on the world's culinary radar, making its foodie transformation in the last few years all the more wondrous.

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tripcreator.com

Where to Go Wine Tasting in Germany's Mosel Valley | TripCreator

Germans are beer-lovers, right? Well, that’s only half the story. There are parts of Germany that are just as zealous about their wine–you just might not have heard of them.

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Medium

Auf Wiedersehen, Bowie - Medium

The German capital says goodbye to one of its adopted “heroes”

BERLIN — On a damp, grey January around noon, a line is forming in front of a columned stone building south of Potsdamer Platz. Young bearded men chat in Spanish behind two middle aged German women rolling cigarettes.

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roadsandkingdoms.com

When Breakfast Becomes Dinner and Then Breakfast Again - Roads & Kingdoms

Germans don’t do extravagance. They don’t go in for excess. So when invited into a German’s home for breakfast, it may come as a shock to see the entire table covered, without an inch to spare.

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Kinfolk

A Hot Water Bottle History

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An eco-friendly alternative to the electric blanket, the hot water bottle has had a treacherous path to popularity.

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roadsandkingdoms.com

Espresso and a Biscuit Leaves Much to be Desired - Roads & Kingdoms

Butter Biscuits in Perugia I woke up on the first morning of my three-week visit to Perugia to find my boyfriend hovering over me, a cup of espresso in one hand, a dry, crumbly butter biscuit in the other. “Darling, I’ve brought you breakfast,” he said. That’s when I knew...

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Hemispheres

United Hemispheres Magazine | BERLIN Silent Treatment

Classic films of yesteryear (along with the odd sporting event) get a new sound...
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roadsandkingdoms.com

Thank God Summer Is Finally Over - Roads & Kingdoms

We’d been carrying the bulbous glass bottle all over town for what seemed like hours, looking for the perfect stoop or bench. For my friend, this marked the end of one phase of life and the beginning of another: she was about to finish graduate school...

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munchies.vice.com

German Wurst Is Actually the Best

Germany's most disgusting Wurst lives at supermarkets, but small-scale producers are turning out blood sausage and head cheese to die for....