Germany Travel

Walk ten minutes south of the jostle of the amazing KaDeWe department store and you're in another Berlin: Viktoria-Luise
Breakfast was along the lines of the Adlon's, which is to say of impeccable quality and generosity if not on the same scale
A couple of days ago Jackie and I returned from a trip to London and eastern Germany, and there's been no home cooking worth
Fall beer season is just around the corner. And as craft beer rides a seismic wave of popularity that shows no sign of letting up, beer travelers are more sophisticated and beer tours are getting more interesting.
To help you keep your crazy law breaking to a minimum -- or simply avoid looking like a total newbie -- we've compiled this cautionary list. Call it what not to do on your European vacay.
The outside is conveniently painted like a mountain to make climbing it seem more realistic. You can book a stay in one of
Put your map away and enjoy getting lost in the city; you'll be surprised how diverse and charming the different districts are. West Berlin, for example, is enjoying a renaissance, and has recently changed in the eyes of many locals from boring no-go zone to the new and exciting place to be.
Even in today's more authentic and interesting productions, seventeenth-century Italian/Venetian opera can be a hard sell: Where are the tunes amid all the recitative-like declamation?
In May I'll give myself a little vacation. This year, I'm booked on our Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour--the same route I