Meet the maker: the Bavarian baker who elevates the art of traditional Easter treats

Easter in Germany is a time of indulgence, when bakers such as Arnd Erbel are busy making everything from dark chocolate hares to plaited loaves.

Four chic hotel stays in historic Cologne, Germany

The German city is embracing its modern side with a raft of stylish new rooms.

A city guide to Hamburg, Germany

Germany’s largest port city might be known as a business hub, but its lively neighbourhoods filled with indie boutiques and design hotels suggest it plays as hard as it works.

Meet the maker: Katharina Kock, the German butcher championing air-dried sausages

In central Germany, fifth-generation butcher Katharina Koch makes traditional air-dried sausages, but with a few surprises thrown in.

The inside guide to Stuttgart, south Germany's capital of cool

Be floored by contemporary art, futuristic architecture and life in the fast lane in this rapidly evolving German city.

Why Rhineland-Palatinate is Germany’s most romantic region

From fairytale castles sitting atop towering hills to the country’s most picturesque towns, here’s how to discover the famous wine-making state of Rhineland-Palatinate in western Germany.  

Notes from an author: Adrian Duncan on Berlin

Fast-paced and frenetic, the German capital is often associated with hustle and bustle. Dig deeper, however, to discover secluded pockets of peace, and a whole new side to the city reveals itself. 

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