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Walking the Cobblestones of My Great-Grandparents' Berlin

I am 35 years old, but until recently, all I knew about my great-grandparents, Carl and Paula Brenner, was one vague, frightening sentence: They …

These photos prove you should have spent summer in Berlin

<i>Now that summer is officially over, we asked some of our favourite photographers to share their visual diaries with us. See more here</i><p>Dazed photographer Fumi Nagasaka’s favourite place to spend summer is Berlin. She’s been tripping back and forth from her home in New York to the German capital for …

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Berlin's Green Party

Good Taste Award Winner 2015: Berlin, The New Vegetarian Capital<p>The European city that has become the Old World's most avant-garde culinary …

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Berlin's Increasingly Unhappy Relationship With Marijuana

The discovery of 700 marijuana plants is just the latest in an ongoing saga in and around Kreuzberg’s Görlitzer Park.<p>There’s something special about the illegal Berlin cannabis plantation uncovered Monday. The 700 plants the city’s police just discovered were not hidden away in some attic, but …

Technicolor Footage of Berlin, Two Months After the End of World War II

On the 70th anniversary of VE Day, a remarkable film shows Berliners cleaning up a city in ruin.<p>These days, Berlin is a nexus of 21st-century cool. <i>New York</i> magazine recently called it the “post-tourist capital of Europe,” capturing the trend of younger visitors coming for multi-month stays, drawn …

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

Quick Guide To Amsterdam visitors never Run Out of Things

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What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving Halfway Around the World

Last year, my husband and I quit our jobs, sold everything we owned, and moved our family halfway around the world. We wanted to hit "reset." At …

10 of the best pubs and bars in Amsterdam

Arun Sood of Amsterdam Magazinepicks 10 of the best pubs and bars, from a fancy a jazz cafe to an elegant cocktail bar, and even a brewery in a windmill. Photographs by Sarah Moore<p>• As featured in our Amsterdam city guide<p>Café Belgique<p>One of the smallest bars in Amsterdam, Belgique still finds space …

10 of the best cafes and budget restaurants in Amsterdam

Vicky Hampton of Amsterdam Foodie picks the city's best budget restaurants, for whether you're after a quick sandwich while sightseeing, an afternoon pancake or a full steak dinner<p>• As featured in our Amsterdam city guide<p>Getto<p>Getto is a burger bar with a difference: each burger is named after a …