Marilyn Jones visits the home town of Johannes Gutenberg and a museum dedicated to his printing inventions
A Covid-era tax break on meals and catering, extended due to inflation, is set to end on January 1st, when Germany's value-added tax, or VAT, shoots back up to 19% from the 7% rate that's been in effect since 2021. The tax break, which has helped keep the prices of restaurant meals and catering from sharp rises, is estimated to cost the national budget about €3.4 billion a year. Caps on energy prices, which were part of the same economic strategy, will continue, but only until the end of...
Berlin's city officials have agreed on building a maglev train as a prototype for future expansion
Marilyn enjoys a shore visit in one of Germany's oldest and most historic cities
Lufthansa appears to be competing with itself with a confusingly-named new airline... but that may not be the long-term plan
An unstable foundation and a weighty collection call for serious work
George G shares a visit to Dinkelsbühl, a walled city located on Germany's Romantic Road. It was undamaged in the World Wars and is interesting to explore on foot.
Berlin's air connections to the U.S. are slowly increasing
A disagreement over future cost-sharing between state and federal governments is raising questions over Germany's all-you-can-ride ticket
George G shares highlights of a visit to the historic Germany city of Worms.
Berlin and Paris will rejoin Europe's sleeper network as well as getting a new TGV connection
Lufthansa gives its leisure airline a new identity, separate from Eurowings and plans to expand its offerings
Berlin's outer boroughs are working hard at drawing visitors away from the bucket-list attractions of the center
Germany's embarrassingly unreliable official planes ground an official trip by the Foreign Minister
George G shares a visit to Berlin's Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church—kept as a memorial after extensive bomb damage during World War II.