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In Berlin, a group has made it their mission to help newcomers settle in, then get around.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
The death of a loved one; the death of a beloved pitch. Is there really that much of a difference?
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.
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.
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.
A lot of people think the worst thing that could happen to a freelancer is rejection. No, the worst thing that can happen is silence. We’ve all been there: mouse hovering, a sharp intake of breath as we finally hit send.
An eco-friendly alternative to the electric blanket, the hot water bottle has had a treacherous path to popularity.
Nowadays visiting a museum is more than looking at paintings on a wall or studying artefacts in a glass case. The art isn’t just inside the museum – it is the museum. As world-class institutions up their game, several of them are hiring internationally renowned architects to make a statement.
Nothing says Christmas like a handwritten note, yet when it comes to communication, we’re all too eager to reach for our smartphones these days. Luckily, a new crop of companies, some of them impressively luxury, others charmingly indie, are making it easier than ever to keep digital communication personal.
Scores of visitors come to New York every year in December, and many of them choose to stock up on Christmas gifts. But you don’t have to spend top dollar on Fifth Avenue to enjoy the season; at the city’s legendary department stores, elaborate window displays are pure Christmas magic.