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  • European train travel: Fast and fun

    Great European train stations stir my wanderlust. In Munich, about to catch a train, I stand under the station's towering steel and glass rooftop and study the big schedule board. It lists a dozen departures. Every few minutes, the letters and numbers...
  • Germany begins releasing list of works from Nazi art stash

    Germany begins releasing list of works from Nazi art stash
    Responding to international pressure, officials in Germany have released a preliminary list of the more than 1,400 works of art discovered in a Munich apartment that are believed to have been improperly acquired by the Nazis. On Tuesday, authorities...
  • Oktoberfest season brings generations together

    Oktoberfest season brings generations together
    "Ozapft is!" Welcome to the Wies'n!, where the sounds of Schuhplatter and the melodies of Munich fill the biergarten as the Münchner Kindl leads the parade of flags for the annual tapping of the keg, signaling the start of Oktoberfest! "Ozapft is!"...
  • Go Away With ... Bruce Jenner

    Go Away With ... Bruce Jenner
    After winning the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Bruce Jenner figured he'd be recognizable for a few years before fading out of the public's eyes. Little did he know that three decades later, he would be instantly...
  • What's New in Germany, Hungary, and Austria for 2013

    Three countries with a rich heritage -- Germany, Hungary, and Austria -- each have a constantly evolving sightseeing scene. Here's the latest: Getting into the Reichstag, Berlin's parliament building (with its striking 155-foot-tall glass cupola), has...
  • Big American-US merger announces first 'customer benefits'

    Big American-US merger announces first 'customer benefits'
    Well, you could call at least some of the changes "benefits." But the departure of US Airways from the Star Alliance leaves a big gap for some transatlantic travelers that remains at least temporarily unfilled. First, the actual benefits. Although both...
  • Officials release more images in suspected Nazi art case

    Officials release more images in suspected Nazi art case
    Officials in Germany have released an additional 54 images of artworks that were recovered from the Munich apartment where an art dealer was recently revealed to be hiding a stash of more than 1,400 pieces.  The newly publicized works include some...
  • Nazi art discovery in Germany could pose legal challenges

    Nazi art discovery in Germany could pose legal challenges
    The recently revealed discovery of more than 1,400 works of art stashed away in an apartment in Munich, Germany, could pose a number of legal challenges for individuals looking to make a claim, an art expert said in an interview.  Officials in Germany...
  • German authorities seize more works with ties to Nazi art trove

    German authorities seize more works with ties to Nazi art trove
    Authorities in Germany have seized more art that is possibly connected to the unprecedented discovery of more than 1,400 works revealed last week. The German newspaper Bild reported over the weekend that 22 pieces of art were recovered from an apartment...
  • Lift the veil from the Nazi art cache

    Lift the veil from the Nazi art cache
    Grainy photographs of what appears to be a lithograph by Otto Dix show a bourgeois matron rendered as a ghoulish skull adorned in an outlandish feathered hat, her sunken eyes glowering from beneath a lacy brim and her fur collar a blazing red inferno....
  • Is maestro Valery Gergiev being scapegoated for Russia's anti-gay laws?

    Is maestro Valery Gergiev being scapegoated for Russia's anti-gay laws?
    Valery Gergiev is the major conductor today for whom the most superlatives apply. He is commonly hailed as Russia's greatest living conductor. As the general and artistic director of the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg — which includes Russia'...
  • Terrorism threat at the Olympics: A sad but unalterable fact of life

    Little did the Greeks know what they were getting us into back in 1896. And how could they? Certainly, their vision of the Olympics probably went no further than to celebrate which of them ran the best marathon in a loincloth. Now, we are three...