Tag Archives: Germany

Christmas In Europe

The Christmas holiday season can be magical throughout Europe. You can experience a  flying tour of nine European nations with the video below from the National Geographic. The 45-minute-long episode gives heartwarming glimpses of places like Finnish Lapland, where half a … Continue reading

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How Clean Is Yours

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 180 countries on climate change performance, environmental health, sanitation, and ecosystem vitality from the cleanest to the dirtiest in the world. There are few surprises in thie top ten list described in the short … Continue reading

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Munich and a little Oktoberfest

Each year around this time Munich and its Oktoberfest seems to get a bit of attention in the media. I’ve only been to Munich twice and Oktoberfest one time, but I’m a big fan. Ironically, I managed to get an … Continue reading

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Underground in Berlin

Regular visitors to Travel Between The Pages are well aware of my fascination with public transit systems and their maps. So it will come as little surprise that I am mildly obsessed with the hypnotic website Ubähnchen which is a … Continue reading

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All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days

I have been an avid student of World War II history all of my life. Over the years, I have read dozens of books on the period, but I only recently learned of the amazing story of the American citizen … Continue reading

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where they burn books, they will ultimately burn people

While recently helping a friend plan a trip to Berlin, I encouraged him to visit the brilliant memorial at Bebelplatz in the Mitte District. On May 10, 1933, in the Bebelplatz in central Berlin, members of the Nazi Student Union … Continue reading

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Travel Fever

Like many of us the German street artist known as Lapiz has been mourning the ongoing travel restrictions due to Covid-19 limitations. He has translated his frustrations into a graphic mural titled, “Reisefieber.”  I can certainly related to the sentiment … Continue reading

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Wandering Tree Project

Stuttgart Germany’s Wanderbaumallee’s project brings “walking trees ” and bee-friendly patches of greenery to neighborhoods around the city throughout the spring and summer months. The mobile units contain trees, shrubbery and seating areas that are transported and then cared for … Continue reading

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Berlin: Museum Goes Mobile

Berlin’s Museum of Now (MON) along with Yes,And…Productions(YAP) have come up with an ingenious way to bring art to city residents during the corona virus lockdown. Loading a projector and speakers onto a truck, they make nightly visits to neighborhoods … Continue reading

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Book Face

I never seem to tire of the many iterations of the “bookface” project. You probably have  seen versions produced by bored bookshop staff across Europe. Or, perhaps you have stumbles upon  #BookfaceFriday, or simply #Bookface, a meme in which you replace … Continue reading

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