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Berlinale 2012

Nearly 20,000 accredited visitors from 116 countries attend the Berlin Film Festival & European Film Market. Now the Berlinale looks forward to welcoming guests and visitors to the Berlinale in 2012. The 62nd Berlin International Film Festival will be held from the 9th to 19th February 2012.

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Another 3 Michelin Stars…

La Vie restaurant in Osnabrück, run by Thomas Bühner became the ninth 3 Star Michelin restaurant in Germany, marking out the land of Schweinshaxe and Käsespätzle as also the country with the second highest number of 3-starred Michelin restaurants after France itself. La Vie prepares French-Mediterranean dishes with Bühner’s Asian influence with a lunchtime menu […]

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Germany

83 million people in the centre of Europe – the most populous and economically powerful state in the EU. With a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde history, modern Germany has rebuilt herself as a vibrant, multicultural, technologically advanced liberal country. Not formed as a nation state until 1871 (although occupied by Germanic tribes and minor […]

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Baden-Württemberg

Germany’s South West State, Baden-Württemberg, bordering France to the West, Switzerland to the south and Bavaria to the East is a modern, high-tech region, but created less than 60 years ago from smaller states. With older university towns such as Heidelberg, Tübingen and Freiburg and more modern cities such as Karlsruhe and the state capital, […]

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Bavaria (Bayern)

The south-eastern most state of Germany, Bavaria is a land of contrasts. From the flat arable lands of Franconia (Franken) in the north to the towering Alps in the south, roughly divided by the Danube (Donau) river and home to cities such as Munich (München), the State capital. Würzburg, Augsburg, Ingolstadt, Nuremberg (Nürnburg) – Bavaria […]

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Designmeile, Kantstraße, Berlin

In Berlin this weekend with nothing to do? Then check out the Designmeile on Kantstraße “1.600 metres (a mile’s1,609m, but it’s approximate) of art, culture and design – also (and if you can’t read the German programme, at least pick out the classic German phrases “Getränke”, “Snacks” and “Fingerfood” and add them to your vocab […]