Munich can be appealing in winter as well as in summer. When the warm autumn winds gust down from the Alps, it's time to hit the sidewalk cafés; when snow falls, it's time to hit the sledding hills in the English Garden.
If you have an apartment in Berlin, you can consider yourself lucky. The market is tight and the city is all the rage, causing owners to rent out more flats to tourists and worsening an already severe housing shortage.
Europe’s refugee crisis and Islamist terror are putting a strain on one of the EU’s prestige projects. But is Germany’s decision to block free travel within the Schengen zone justified? Anthee Carassava reports.
Germany's long-awaited high-speed rail link between Berlin and Munich has finally been inaugurated. But Green MEP Michael Cramer says it's not enough to lure most travelers away from carbon-heavy road and air travel.
Eating lunch in Italy's Bolgheri wine country, it is not hard to understand why the number of international visitors to this bucolic corner of Tuscany has doubled in five years.
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