Collected by Martha Parkinson
Museum Island, Berlin, Germany
Visiting at least one of the five museums that make up Museum Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must for any serious culture seeker in Berlin. The pioneering concept of an ensemble of public institutions brimming with exquisite artworks...
Cora-Berliner-Straße 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Occupying a prominent space between Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz, this memorial (also known as the Holocaust-Mahnmal, or Holocaust Memorial) has almost 3,000 gray oblong pillars (stelae), arranged at varying heights, that form a kind of...
Friedrichstraße 43-45, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Revaler Str. 6, 10245 Berlin, Germany
You wouldn't be a cool Berliner without a set of photos from one of the many Photoautomat booths around Berlin. Open 24/7 and conveniently located across the city—oftentimes in front of hipster hotspots—these photo booths provide the perfect...
Platz der Republik 1, 11011 Berlin, Germany
Am Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin, Germany
This immense—some might say immodest—neo-baroque cathedral opposite the former Royal Palace nods architecturally to St. Peter’s in Rome and served as the family church of the Hohenzollern dynasty up until 1918. The current...
Liebfrauenstraße 10, 54290 Trier, Germany
We couldn't have picked a better first meal in the Mosel Valley than at this cute wine restaurant in Trier. Order a small glass, a large glass, or a bottle and everything from schnitzel to an impressive meat-and-fish plate at the counter. Sit...
54290 Trier, Germany
The very idea of a spa getaway was born in Germany. Spa towns like Baden-Baden, Wiesbaden, and other 19th-century wellness retreats became the models for resorts across Europe and the United States. Some of those original grand old hotels are...
72379 Burg Hohenzollern, Germany
With fall approaching soon one of the best thing to do around the Stuttgart area is to go where you can get this fabulous bird's eye view of the Hohenzollern Castle. The foliage will change soon showing the beautiful colors around the castle. The...
Römerpl. 1, 76530 Baden-Baden, Germany
The Friedrichsbad sits close by the original Roman baths of Baden-Baden. When it opened in 1877, the spa was most modern bathing house in Europe. It is still the place to go in Baden-Baden, for a timeless spa experience. Leave your modesty in the...
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