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AirBNB – A Blessing or a Curse for Berlin?

April 30, 2018 Alexa 0

Is the online Airbnb flat sharing platform making Berlin’s housing shortage worse? Three students analysed the data to help answer this question. And reached some surprising conclusions. In Berlin rents have risen faster than in […]

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The Green Sauce Festival in Frankfurt

April 11, 2018 Alexa 0

The Green Sauce is a much-loved dish in the Rhine-Main area of Frankfurt. Traditionally made of seven herbs and usually served with boiled potatoes and hard-boiled eggs, it even has its own festival in Frankfurt. […]

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Hiking in Berchtesgaden

April 11, 2018 Alexa 0

Berchtesgaden, a beautiful town roughly 90 miles away from Munich, celebrates an anniversary: 40 years ago, Germany’s only Alpine National Park was founded here. Since then, flora and fauna have developed almost undisturbed in the […]

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Glasshouse Attractions in Germany

January 30, 2018 Alexa 0

How about escaping the cold by visiting one of Germany’s numerous tropical glasshouses? With their extraordinary glass edifices, plants and ecosystems, the glasshouses are treasure troves of green. Potsdam’s Biosphere, one of Germany’s largest glasshouses, […]

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Goethe’s Fan Mail Exhibition in Weimar

January 19, 2018 Alexa 0

A lock of hair, sourdough bread and Carnival memorabilia all sent by various admirers to Germany’s most revered literary figure, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), are about to go on show in a new exhibition […]

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Vienna 2018: Beauty and the Abyss

January 16, 2018 Alexa 0

In 2018, Vienna will celebrate Modernism and four of the era’s chief protagonists, all of whom died in 1918. The painters Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, the architect Otto Wagner and the universal artist Koloman […]