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Movie set Germany

The Oberbaumbrücke served as a backdrop in the movie "Lola rennt" by Tom Tykwer and in the action thriller "Unknown" with Liam Neeson and Diane …

Europe

The real Berlin you haven’t yet discovered

It took three tries for Berlin to catch me in its cool grip. I was born there, but my Australian parents fled for warmer climes when I was only four; …

Germany

12 destinations travelers might want to avoid in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tourism backlash has been in full effect over the past 12 months, with several destinations announcing they'd had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems.<p>Unsurprisingly, this has posed a a dilemma for mindful travelers planning their next …

Mount Everest

Jaipur is awash in color, the soul of India's first planned city

"You, sir, get down now."<p>The incline proved too much for the elderly rickshaw bicyclist, so my hefty husband got out to push the rickety contraption through the old quarter of Jaipur.<p>Me? I sat like a maharani, passing the Hawa Mahal palace where ladies of the royal court once stood behind its small …

Asia Travel

Every GoT Fan Needs To Visit These 11 Indian Places That Look Exactly Like Westeros Essos

Game of Thrones is now in its second last season and all throughout the series, the showrunners have impressed us with grand locations. The sets of …

Summer Weekend Getaway in Stuttgart in August and September: Wine and Beer Add to the Cheer!

If you have not decided what to do over Labor Day, or you are yearning to take a long weekend before summer Fridays come to an end, we highly …

Tips for riding Germany's trains and trams

<b>(CNN) —</b> Germans are known to gripe about many things: taxes, politics, Oktoberfest -- and trains.<p>While we're sometimes justified in moaning about pay packet deductions, drab elections and the annual invasion of beer monsters, trains are a different matter.<p>German Rail, or Deutsche Bahn (DB), has a …

Trains

UNESCO World Heritage in Germany

No less than 41 sites - architectural and natural marvels - in Germany have been placed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Each is unique and authentic …

Germany's World Heritage sites

Hamburg's warehouse district or the pile dwellings on Lake Constance belong to the 41 German world heritage sites. Photographer Günther Bayerl …

Germany’s most monstrous castle

Long associated with monsters and mad scientists, the spooky ruins of Castle Frankenstein are home to one of the country’s biggest Halloween parties.<p>Monsters, mad scientists and macabre experiments may be what’s evoked when someone says “Frankenstein”, but the German name has a history stretching …

Literature

The 11 most beautiful cafés and beer gardens in Berlin

<b>One definition of summer in Berlin: sitting on the banks of the River Spree,</b><p>…sunglasses on, leaning back, and sipping the foam off your coffee. Or …

Germany

20 of Germany’s Most Charming Small Towns

Germany’s big cities, like Frankfurt, Munich and Berlin, may get lots of visitors, but the country is also home to some of Europe’s most charming …

73 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Berlin - Atlas Obscura

Tweet<p>The Atlas Obscura Guide To<p>Hidden<br>Berlin<p>Discover 73 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Berlin, Germany<p>Unusual<br>Attractions<br>in Berlin<p>Added by …

Germany

Top Ten Reasons To Visit Kerala

Enticements on India's Exotic Malabar Coast<p>Houseboat on a Kerala waterway<p>Once you're visited iconic India's "golden triangle" of Jaipur +Delhi + Agra, your next destination should be the country's exotic southwest Malabar coast. Originally capital of the spice trade, Kerala is a fantasy land of …