Cruising: shore excursion
You really have to walk to see the historic town of Bamberg, says Janelle Thors.
Cruising: shore excursions
A visit to Regensburg, a mediaeval German town on the Danube, proves fascinating.
A weekend in the party city is a riot for Julie Miller, with ageing pop stars, steins of beer and cocktails on the sand.
Steve Dow Throwing off the restrictions of the grey years, Berliners are embracing their raunchy past, writes Steve Dow.
A giant hangar in Krausnick, Germany houses a tropical island indoor resort. Located on the site of a former Soviet military air base, the resort occupies a hangar built originally to house airships.
The world's largest beer festival opened with a pop Saturday as the first keg was tapped at Munich's Oktoberfest, a 16-day extravaganza of lederhosen, oompah music and millions of ales.
We've trawled the globe to find this year's 10 most compelling cultural events.
A Bordeaux bolthole for $120 a night? A riverside retreat in Lisbon for the same? Here's our guide to some of Europe's best-value hotels and guesthouses this season.