Behind Martin Luther and the Reformation was a strong woman, Katharina von Bora. Come with me and explore their legacy in Dresden, Leipzig and Torgau.
This Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. I'm brought back to my first visit to Berlin, a divided city then. Crossing from West to East Berlin, we had to exchange 25 Mark (about 20 USD) into 25 Ostmark (East Mark). [...]
In 1983, Berlin was still marked by war, but a grand city still. Today, it's even grander. And where Rome has beauty and chaos, Berlin has beauty and order.
When Georgia at GingerBeirut invited us Lonely Planet bloggers to submit a rubber stamp post to the fourth Blogsherpa carnival, I took a while deciding which bureaucratic experience to share. I've had a few memorable ones, but which one to choose? Crossing into that peculiar [...]
The Schengen Agreement, while convenient, means I no longer get passport stamps in most of Europe. Do you remember the days of the DDR?
Last week, UNESCO decided on new properties for its World Heritage list, properties to place on the danger list and even one to delist.