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25 things to make you happy

Summer is all about taking a break and doing the things that enhance your quality of life. And we’ve devised a modest checklist of ideas to set you on the right course – to make life just a bit nicer. So grab your swimmers…


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Prepare for the Wurst

As a rule, sausages are treated as a matter of regional pride in Germany. Yet the down-and-dirty ‘Currywurst’ is the exception. We chew on the history of Berlin’s sauce-slathered guilty pleasure.

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Ich bin ein Berryliner

In Germany’s capital, locals are passionate about strawberries. Every summer, hundreds of booths open to sell fresh punnets to fruity customers. We join the queue.

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Top of die welt

We tour the tower-top Berlin bar of publisher Axel Springer. It’s a watering hole for the powerful and well-connected that also welcomes junior journalists (as long as they’re dressed for it).

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Keeping it reel

In a vast archive deep in the Black Forest we meet the men charged with safeguarding German history.

B 2017


Where next?

Kati Krause reporting from Munich: In just four years Flixbus has created Europe’s largest intercity bus network through smart strategy and strong leadership. Impressive – but the founders are thinking big. Why limit you…

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Sky’s the limit

Thyssenkrupp’s soaring lift-test tower promises to push construction possibilities to new heights. But, more importantly, the townspeople love it too.

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Testing, testing...

Whether they’re deciding on olive oil or a new mattress, Germans see what Stiftung Warentest has to say first.

C 2016


The lay of the land

From Colombia to Moldova and a fair few places in between, we take stock of what makes the world go round – and yes, manicures and underwear both feature prominently.

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A war of words

A magazine for the German armed forces, ‘Y’ holds the line when it comes to maintaining its independence while publishing a product that meets the remit of a military publication. With a staff of civilians and soldiers,…


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