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  • Top Attractions in Germany

    Berlin was the capital of Prussia, the German Empire, the Weimar Republic, and the Third Reich before being divided after World War II. The... Read more

  • If You Like

    The Germans have a long-standing love affair with Mother Nature. The woods, as well as the mountains, rivers, and oceans, surface repeatedly in the... Read more

  • Germany Today

    About the size of Montana but home to Western Europe's largest population, Germany is in many ways a land of contradictions. The land of "Dichter... Read more

  • Top Reasons to Go to Germany

    Castles: Majestic palaces such as Neuschwanstein seem straight out of a fairy tale. Fun Cities: You can party all night in Berlin or soak up... Read more

  • Best Things to Do in Germany

    As soon as the sun comes out, beer gardens sprout all over Germany. With as much sunshine per year as Anchorage, Alaska, the Germans know a good... Read more

  • Quintessential Germany

    If you want to get a sense of contemporary German culture and indulge in some of its pleasures, start by familiarizing yourself with the rituals of... Read more

  • Traditional German Food

    Traditional German cuisine fell out of fashion several decades ago, and was replaced by Italian and Mediterranean food, Asian food, and Middle... Read more

  • About German Beers

    Beer, or "liquid bread" as it was described by medieval monks who wanted to avoid God's anger, is not just a vital element of German cuisine, but of... Read more

  • About German Wines

    Germany produces some of the finest white wines in the world. Although more and more quality red wine is being produced, the majority of German... Read more

  • Where to Stay in Germany

    When it comes to hotels, Germans do it right. Whether budget and spare, or luxurious and opulent, German lodgings tend to be wonderfully spic and... Read more

  • Discovering Your German Ancestors

    More than 51 million Americans claim German ancestry, and many of these Americans have a strong desire to trace their long-lost roots. The first... Read more

  • World War II Sites

    Germany's darkest days began with Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933. Hitler led Germany into war in 1939 and perpetrated the darkest crimes... Read more

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