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Berlin

Behind the scenes: Berlin street art.

The Backpacker

You won't find this in the brochures: Berlin street art walking tour

The Backpacker Berlin is different. While most major cities offer free walking tours, they're rarely like this.

Global

Extreme: the kooky new holiday activities that will blow your mind

Charlotte Piho

David Whitley Holiday ideas that are putting new spins on destinations around the world, writes David Whitley.

The Backpacker

The best place in the world

Brandenburg Gate

The Backpacker It's hard choosing your favourite place in the world. But I've finally done it.

Germany

Hip Berlin hotels: Six of the best

Nhow Berlin

Ute Junker Do not be fooled by the tranquil view of the River Spree from Nhow Berlin's windows.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Berlin's street art

Berlin street art.

Take a look at some of the impressive art to be found on the streets of Berlin.

Berlin lights up

The installation

Landmarks across the city of Berlin are illuminated in colors and patterns in the annual Festival of Lights in October.

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Travellers Tips

Europe

Keys to the cities

When in room ... and from Hotel Le Continental, Bordeaux.

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.

Tripologist

German trains keep the cost under control

Tripologist My friend and I are travelling around Europe. We have looked at Eurail tickets but it doesn't seem to be value for money. Which is the cheapest way to go about this?

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Map of Berlin

Travel News

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

Terminal 1 Exterior at Singapore Changi International Airport

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

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