Culture

Dazzling Christmas Markets of the Rhine

From Cologne to Freiburg, these annual holiday celebrations are filled with bright lights, delicious foods and warm smiles. By Don Heimburger Photographs by Don Heimburger The last time I was in the smal... Read More...

Frankenmuth

Can the American version of Bavaria be even more Bavarian than the German? By Marlene Shyer Photographs courtesy Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau There is virtually no... Read More...

Leipzig’s Love Affair with Coffee

Discover Leipzig’s long history with coffee­—from beverage of the counterculture and definer of social status to inspiring decadent desserts. By Barbara Radcliffe Rogers / Photographs courtesy Stillman Roger... Read More...

Maritime Hamburg Catches a Wave

Devastated by WWII bombing raids, Germany’s second city plays to its strengths offering a thoroughly livable city filled with culture, architecture, food and activities. By Leah Larkin   Move over... Read More...

Augsburg— Gateway to the Alps

Explore this 2000-year-old city and wrap yourself in a history and culture that dates to the Holy Roman Empire. By Alevtina Altenhof   It looked like an extravagant masterpiece—the ensemble at the... Read More...