Visiting Berlin’s Computerspielemuseum

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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.

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How to Spend a Perfect Day in the Spreewald

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.

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Germany’s 6 Most Beautiful Islands

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.

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Abandoned Berlin: Visiting Heilstätte Grabowsee

Heilstätte Grabowsee's main attraction is an abandoned piano hall belonging to the Soviet occupiers.

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.

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The Best Coffee Shops in Prague

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.

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How to Spend 24 hours in Dresden

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’.

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