Kathryn Khalife

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Top 10 Museums in Germany

Top 10 museums of Germany, from art and design to history and science.

5 Tips to Avoid the Crowds at Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park is featured in almost every travel bucket list coffee table book. And for one good reason. It's an absolutely stunning …

Berlin exhibition questions CIA's influence on global art scene

The Trump era has prompted Germany to review the historic effects of America’s soft power, and debate Berlin’s future relationship with Washington<p>In Europe’s city of spies, it was a feat of cold war counter-propaganda: a modernist congress centre with an audaciously curved roof, gifted by America …

Jackson Pollock

Behind the Hidden Doors of Berlin

Berlin is one of the world's most eclectic, enigmatic, and eccentric cities.<p>On this carefully curated five-day tour, we’ll ignore the city’s …

Candid shots of Berlin during the Cold War

<b>(CNN) —</b> For photographer Allan Hailstone, 1950s Berlin had an irresistible attraction.<p>In the aftermath of World War II, it was "a city like nowhere else, with palpable atmosphere and decay," writes Hailstone in his new book "Berlin in the Cold War: 1959-1966," published by Amberley Books.<p>The …

Germany

Tour Amsterdam's Foodhallen market

De Foodhallen, the Netherlands’ first indoor food market, is one of the many occupants of De Hallen, a restored former tram depot built in the early 1900s. Once a hub for the first electric trams, it is now a cultural center in Amsterdam's up-and-coming neighborhood, Oud-West.<p>De Hallen is home to a …

Food Trucks

Top tips for a ladies-only trip to Berlin

The city of Berlin is a melting pot of different cultures all blending to give it a vibrant yet serene atmosphere. It is a vast city, made up mainly …

Luxury Travel

6 of Berlin's Best-Kept Secrets You Thought You Knew

Last summer, the number of tourists to visit Berlin reached a record high. No doubt, some of its most well-trodden paths are quintessential to …

My city: Istanbul

Lonely Planet Local Jennifer Hattam has been enchanted with Istanbul since her first visit to the Turkish megalopolis in 2001. After nine years living and working as a journalist in the city, its combination of rich history and kinetic energy continue to captivate her, making up for the challenges …

Rosa Parks House in Berlin Has a Ticket Home to America

LONDON — In a backyard in Berlin, a ramshackle house that was once a haven for the civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks is preparing for its third life — back in the United States.<p>It had almost been lost to history, falling into blight, abuse and foreclosure, in Detroit. But in 2016, the American artist …

Black History

Berlin Holocaust Memorial architect Peter Eisenman turns 85

US architect Peter Eisenman is best known for designing Berlin's Holocaust Memorial, but he is also a respected writer and teacher - and his ideas …

This Amazing Devil’s Bridge in Germany Forms a Perfect Circle

Imagine a ‘devil’s bridge’ in Germany that creates a perfect circle with its reflection in the water. This optical illusion is a spectacular sight …

A musical summit

Put a Russian, a Ukranian and a German soloist on the same stage with an orchestra made up of young musicians from Ukraine and Germany and led by a …

Court Clears Takeover of Poland’s New World War II Museum

WARSAW — Nearly a decade after it was first proposed, Poland’s Museum of the Second World War, billed as the most comprehensive public exhibition in Europe about the greatest cataclysm of the 20th century, opened on March 23.<p>Among those in attendance were former prisoners of German Nazi …

Europe

Photographing Berlin for 24 hours straight

One photo every hour, for 24 hours. Sound crazy? Carl Nasman decided to give it a try in Berlin to document the city's quirks.<p>I've lived in Berlin …

Poland's World War II museum opens amid controversy

A decade in the making, the bold, architecturally striking Museum of the Second World War finally opens in Gdansk - but its view of history is being …

How to make the most of your time in Berlin

You could spend a year in Berlin and never see it all. I didn’t. And while I’m not going to write a massive guide to Berlin (it’d take like 393829 …

Germany

Germany’s favourite fast food

Regardless of the sausage’s fame, it seems that Germans can’t get enough of the döner kebab.<p>It’s nearly impossible to visit Germany and not eat Currywurst or Bratwurst, two ubiquitous sausage dishes. But regardless of the sausage’s fame, it seems that Germans can’t get enough of the döner kebab.<p>The …

Germany

The Universal Hunt for Meaning: 11 Memoirs to Read Now

It’s difficult to pin down exactly what makes a memoir great.<p>Having read my share of (non-celebrity) memoirs over the years, as well as written one …

Books