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Trier

A Bit of Rome Echoes on Germany’s Mosel River By James Ullrich • Photographs Courtesy Trier Tourismus und Marketing GmbH There are some cities that, as you approach their entrance, seem to announce their sp... Read More...

Porsche Museum Marks Milestones

50 Years of the 917 and the 914 and 10 Years of the Porsche Museum Courtesy Porsche Museum Three jubilees, one big birthday and a dynamic “Heritage Experience”—2019 marked several high points for the Porsch... Read More...

WISCONSIN’S OLD WORLD CHRISTMAS MARKET

Hints of a German Weihnachtsmarkt draw thousands of curious visitors By Don Heimburger • Photographs Courtesy Don Heimburger A legendary Wisconsin getaway, Elkhart Lake, known years ago by native Indians ... Read More...

Glorious Melk

Courtesy Stift Melk Melk Abbey is one of the biggest and most beautiful European Baroque ensembles. Its splendid architecture is famous worldwide and part of UNESCO’s world cultural heritage. The Baroque bui... Read More...

More Alsatian Pottery Villages

Soufflenheim’s Rustic Earthenware By Sharon Hudgins • Photographs Courtesy Sharon Hudgins   I bought my first piece of Alsatian pottery at a small hardware store on a back street in Paris several de... Read More...

Alex Meixner “The Oktoberfest Man”

By Kellie B. Gormly When people attend an Oktoberfest where polka musician Alex Meixner is playing, they will walk onto an energetic dance floor where people groove to German folk favorites like the chicken ... Read More...