Did you know that Berlin is home to a unique museum that celebrates the art and technology of video games? The Computer Game Museum is a must-visit destination for gamers, history buffs, and anyone interested in the intersection of art and technology.
Find out about the best coffeeshops and cafés in Hamburg and discover where you can take a selfie with a 3-ton bronze coffee bean and visit a museum dedicated exclusively to one man’s lifetime obsession with coffee.
If you’re looking to escape bustling Berlin, jumping on a regional train will get you to the charming of Lübbenau in just under an hour. There you can spend the day exploring the UNESCO Spreewald Biosphere Reserve on a traditional wooden barge, lacing up your shoes for a hike, or indulging in what has been the region’s #1 specialty since the 16th century: pickles.
Germany’s islands are the country’s most underrated spots. With coastlines along both the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, these offshore destinations are a chance to see the country in a different light and explore some of its most pristine and alluring landscapes.
Heilstätte Grabowsee is a 34-hectare complex which was originally built in 1896 to care for the rising number of tuberculosis patients coming from Berlin. The clinic survived both WWI and WWII, as well as the Soviet occupation. However, after the Soviets left in 1995, the rather impressive lakeside complex slowly fell into a state of disrepair. Today, the only inhabitants are a quirky Bavarian landscaper named Bernhard and his loyal German shepherd who, together, take care of this listed heritage site.
Have you ever wondered what stories statues might tell if they could talk? Which stories of the past they’d tell? Learn more about where to find Berlin’s 7 Talking Statues.
Filled with untamed nature and breathtaking views, the National Park of Saxon Switzerland is the perfect day trip from Dresden. This intermediate hiking route will take you to the world-renowned Basteibrücke, and beyond.
At every turn, Prague’s rich architectural history comes into view. Everything from Gothic and Baroque to Renaissance and Art Nouveau are all brought together here, reflecting the uncertain currents of history in Bohemia and an urban life dating back more than 1,000 years.
Germany’s fourth-largest city is just a short 2-hour train ride away from Berlin and definitely worth a visit. Here’s a guide on how to make the most out of a 24-hour visit to the city that many call the ‘Florence of the Elbe’.
Want to drink a beer with the locals? Berlin’s Späti culture is an essential experience for every visitor to the German capital.
Head to Mühlenbecker Land with the S-Bahn to discover one of Berlin’s best walks through the rustic nature of the Löwenzahnpad.
Whether you’re spending the afternoon discovering the Great Market Hall, relaxing in historic thermal baths, or taking in the atmosphere of the infamous ‘ruin pubs’, you’ll need to know where to find the best specialty coffee in Budapest.
Currywurst founder Herta Heuwer sizzled her last wurst and closed up her sausage shop on June 30, 1979, but you can still treat yourself to a Currywurst at one of the over 2,000 stands that continue to operate in Berlin today.