Flights Between the USA and Germany
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Norwegian Air Offers Flights Between USA and Germany

Flying across the Atlantic has never been particularly cheap, but the cost of a round-trip air ticket between the USA and Germany could be coming down. European budget airline Norwegian Air plans to start offering long-haul flights between USA and Germany from 2018  as it steps up competition on transatlantic routes, chief commercial officer …

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Wobbly German suspension bridge
Places

German Suspension Bridge is a Wobbly Wonder

German suspension bridge proves surprise hit with tourists. Geierlay Bridge in Rhineland-Palatinate is the tourist sensation which came out of nowhere. In the middle of nowhere. On average, 1,000 people scare themselves half to death every day by walking over Germany’s longest suspension footbridge.  A good year after its opening, …

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vintage German travel posters
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Vintage German Travel Posters – A Golden Age

Vintage German travel posters are part of the “Plakatstil” movement, an early style of poster art that originated in Germany in the early twentieth century. The common characteristics of this style were bold eye-catching lettering with flat colors. Before this time, persuasive simplicity was a rare thing in most advertising: posters, especially, …

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Google street view miniatur wunderland Hamburg
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Google Street View Returns To Germany

Explore mountains, towns, markets, airports and motorways in Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland model village with Google Street View. Miniatur Wunderland has to be one of the top attractions when visiting Hamburg. It is one of largest model railway exhibits in the world with over 15,000 metres of track, and includes a complete …

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hannover unfinished underground station
Places

Hannover – Where a Ghost Lies Under Your Feet

Hannover’s Unfinished Underground Station – One Ghost Tour You Won’t Want To Miss. Located deep underground, Hannover’s Central Railway Station is one of the city’s lesser known tourist attractions – the “Geisterbahnhof” or “Ghost Station”. Originally built in the early 1970s as a station for Hannover’s planned “D” light rail line, the …

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kinderhotels germany austria
Living

Kinderhotels of Southern Germany & Austria – Better Than The Beach

With fresh mountain air, numerous outdoor activities, facilities for children of all ages and plenty of that all important summer sunshine, the Kinderhotels of Southern Germany and Austria make for a great family vacation. Think of summertime in Bavaria or the Austrian Alps and your thoughts drift to meadows awash in yellow wildflowers and …

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