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Sir Savigny Hotel, Berlin

The Sir Savigny Hotel on the Berlins’s west side in Chalottenburg offers an unusual aesthetic experience. Inspired by the Art Deco architecture of the surrounding neighborhood...

Elbphilharmonie, from January 2017, Hamburg

Few cities have as many fresh architectural symbols as Hamburg. The new philharmonic or Elbphilharmonie became a symbol of the city even before opening its doors...

Insider: Niels Jäger, Munich

Probably no one is better informed about the currents and undercurrents of life in Munich today than Niels Jäger. The businessman and guru of gastronomy and marketing has been at the centre of the city’s nightlife since his college days...

Haus der Kunst, Munich

Located a short distance from Munich's museum quarter, the Haus der Kunst is one of the most unique art spaces in the city...

Shirokko Musik, Munich

A small and intimate music store for those who have an interest in jazz and world music - a paradise for hedonists. You can listen to any CD...

Goldenen Kalb, Munich

Goldenen Kalb, or "Golden Calf", is the place to go if your weakness is steak - in all of its possible permutations...

La Soupe Populaire, Berlin

Booking a table in advance is not very habitual in Berlin, or at least one wouldn't claim that there are many restaurants in the city that require...

Cordobar, Berlin

Wine bar Cordobar, located just a stone's throw from Berlin's hipster hangout Torstraße and the popular Hackescher Markt and opened only since...

Five Elephant, Berlin

Berlin has been in the midst of a coffee craze for some time now. One coffee shop, The Barn, has attained cult status in the Mitte district...

Paris Bar, Berlin

The Paris Bar is a Berlin institution, legendary for at least two reasons – its extravagant customer list (Sigmar Polke, Georg Baselitz, Jack Nicholson, Madonna, Robert de Niro...

Lokal, Berlin

This is currently one of the favourite eating establishments among the locals in the Mitte district, both because it's new (Lokal opened at the beginning of 2012)...

Wineries worth to visit, Pfalz region

Rebholz is a third-generation winemaking family, which, in spite of the changing winds of fashion in the wine industry, has always maintained a faithfulness...

Villeroy & Boch Factory Outlet, Mosel

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the famous modernist German architect, once said that "God is in the details". One might add that a good wine from...

Essence, Mosel

To a wine lover, terroir is everything - the soil and the specific conditions of each vineyard are what give wines their character...

Wineries worth visiting, Rheingau

Schloss Johannisberg is a legend in the Rhine Valley (Rheingau). Its wine's history stretches back more than 1200 years into the past...

The New Extension of the Städel Museum in Frankfurt, Frankfurt

By far one of the most brilliant museum projects in Germany, the new extension of the Städel Museum is like an embodiment of Alice's adventures...

art'otel Berlin Mitte, Berlin

The romance between the hotel industry and contemporary art is a global trend by now, as the public spaces of hotels are often a cross between miniature museums and art galleries...

Herzog Bar & Restaurant, Munich

The Herzog Bar & Restaurant, Munich’s latest bar, can also be considered a gem of contemporary design. It’s located in one of the city’s rare examples of Modernist architecture...

Sammlung Goetz, Munich

The Wall Street Journal lists the art collection of Ingvild Goetz as one of the ten most important in the world. She is a collector who enters the art market...

Buffet Kull, Munich

Disregard the name of the place - you won't find a buffet here, but a smallish restaurant favoured by theatre- and opera-goers...

Spatenhaus, Munich

It would be a sin to find yourself in Munich and then not try some classic Bavarian fare. The best place to right the error of your ways...

Kantine 9, Berlin

Markthalle 9 in Berlin Kreuzberg District is one of the few Berlin's historic market halls that are still working. There is number "9" in its name...

Atelier Akeef, Berlin

The new young men's lifestyle store Atelier Akeef can be categorized as a decently luxurious one. It's located in Berlin Mitte, a district seasoned...

The Grand, Berlin

The name of the restaurant is the epitome of its very essence. The Grand restaurant resembles a huge stage, brimming with action and attracting...

The Jewish School for Girls, Berlin

Berlin feels like it is continuously recreating itself. It's like ploughing up soil and finding treasures that have been buried in the ruins, while the process...

3 Minutes Sur Mer, Berlin

Having opened its doors at the beginning of 2012, the small French bistro 3 Minutes Sur Mer on Torstraße in the Mitte district has gained fame...

Wineries worth visiting, Mosel

Peter Lauer comes from the Saar and that says it all. Previously, the region was named Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, after three important river valleys where wine...

Essence, Pfalz region

The official route - Deutsche Weinstrasse - stretches through Pfalz, beginning at the border with France. A massive gate marks its beginning...

Ludwig Museum (Koblenz), Mosel

Koblenz's Ludwig Museum is located where the Rhein and the Mosel meet, a place worth visiting in itself. There's also a monument there to the father...

Along the Riesling route, Rheingau

It's an early September afternoon and I'm standing atop the Loreley rock. "The air is cool in the gloaming / And gently flows the Rhine"...

Essence, Rheingau

Innumerable legends are woven around the great river, the Rhine of memory and longing, its mythic flow ruling life in the valley since the beginning of time...