Today, in the Anthropocene era, human beings have become the determining factor in evolution. According to the Mainz-based atmospheric chemist and Nobel prizewinner Paul J. Crutzen, for thousands of years humanity was forced to stand its ground against the primacy of nature, but this relationship was turned on its head at the very latest, Read More

Berlin / Los Angeles, January 26, 2017 – –“Been there, done that” is no concept for Berlin. This year, the city again offers new attractions, highlights, and an ever-expanding cultural scene that adds to the must-do experiences and warrants another, deeper visit in 2017. Berlin in Bloom: International Garden Show (IGA) April 13 – October, Read More

(January 2017 – Munich, GERMANY)    to Munich have a lot to choose from with the latest museum and exhibitions, and the wide array of concerts, sporting events and festivals held in the city. We invite you to immerse yourself in the spirit of Munich: down-to-earth but with a laid-back, urban style. NEW TO MUNICH Germany’s, Read More

Hamburg / Los Angeles, December 6, 2016 – Hamburg has come out from under the radar and found its place as a must-visit Northern European destination for North Americans. Named one of the top ten most livable cities in the world by The Economist’s Global Livability Ranking 2016, Germany’s second largest city is looking towards 2017 in, Read More

Readers, I don’t often ramble on about hotels on my website, but this one I count as one of the classics I am happy to say I stayed at. What a gorgeous place in a spectacular location! I think it’s still most famous for having been the hotel where Michael Jackson dangled his baby, Read More

Leipzig, the largest city in the Luther heartland of Central Germany, is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 with a wide-ranging program of events. The Saxon center of book printing and publishing played a key role in the distribution of Martin Luther’s writings, and the Leipzig Disputation in 1519 proved to, Read More

Beer is still brewed in Germany following the world’s oldest enforced food regulation. Issued in 1516, the Beer Purity Law stipulates that nothing but hops, malt, yeast and water be used in the drink’s production, with only the brewers’ skills to make these four ingredients create the distinct flavours characterizing the 5,000 different beers crafted today, Read More

FRANKFURT, Germany – Exercise and relaxation before departing Frankfurt Airport (FRA): yoga fans can now practice at Frankfurt Airport in peace and comfort. Fraport, the airport’s operator, has opened two professionally equipped yoga rooms in FRA’s passenger terminals. All of the required equipment is available: yoga mats, blocks, cushions and pads, and a floor-to-ceiling, Read More

Berlin is not only a hot city, but a warm capital for tourists – even during Christmas and New Year’s Eve. With an average temperature of 10.9 Celsius, rainfall of 510 litres per square meter, and 1,845 hours of sunshine, Berlin was the warmest, driest and sunniest state in the whole of Germany, figures released, Read More

LEIPZIG, Germany – Bach, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Wagner, Mahler and Grieg were just some of the many famous residents of the musical city of Leipzig. In 2016, Leipzig offers a jam-packed calendar filled with high-quality festivals and events. Europe’s best airline, Turkish Airlines, flies daily from Istanbul to Leipzig/Halle. With 75,000 visitors each year and, Read More