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National Geographic

The Contentious History of the Passport

The concept of a worldwide passport standard is relatively new, created in the aftermath of the First World War.

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citylab.com

In Berlin, This Coffee Shop Is a Microcosm of the Changing City

The iconic Café Kranzler got a makeover. Now, the coffeehouse illustrates the schism in a city caught somewhere amid historic and hip.

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realsimple.com

What I Learned Teaching My 70-Year-Old Mother to Cook

Our role reversal brought my family closer.

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wtravelmagazine.com

Corsica's Isolated, Ramshackle Charm

You only need to look at a map to understand how difficult it is to reach Corsica, but even that doesn’t truly get at the heart of its isolated charm.
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Evening Standard

Take in Trier and the Mosel Valley by car | London Evening Standard

Germany may be better known for its beer, but in the Mosel Valley, wine reigns supreme.

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extracrispy.com

The Best Brunch in Berlin Is from Tel Aviv | Extra Crispy

It took eight years for Berliners to get brunch right, and even then, they needed a little help from Israel.

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Elite Daily

If The AHCA Becomes Law, I Can’t Move Back To The United States

When the results came in on Election Night and the map filled with that awful, glaring red, my husband and I knew we’d been right not to move back.

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Marriott Traveler

Urban Decay: Industrial Ruins to Explore (Legally) in and Around Berlin

Berlin’s really glamming it up these days, but many still believe you haven’t really “done” the city unless you’ve come home with a camera full of #ruinporn — photos of industrial, urban decay.

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citylab.com

How Cycling Lessons Help Refugees Find Their Footing

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

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munchies.vice.com

How Berlin Got Its First Jewish Food Festival

Nosh Berlin brought together well-known Jewish chefs, historians, and food bloggers to create a celebration of global Jewish cuisine that could not have happened anywhere else.

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Departures

Where to Stay in Berlin

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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Condé Nast Traveler

Why a Visit to Berlin Should Include a Day Trip to Potsdam

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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Marriott Traveler

Currywurst and Beyond: Classic Berlin Eats and Where to Find Them

Many of Berlin’s best new restaurants skew international, but the city’s home-grown delicacies still fuel most of the population: low-budget, tasty, snacks-as-meals that cost only a few Euros but keep you going for hours.

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pastemagazine.com

Preserved Lemons are Magic

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

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.