hidden europe

Exploring cultures and communities – the slow way

The former route of the Berlin Wall around the outer edges of West Berlinis now marked a cycle way and footpath. Much of the route is leafy and green. Along the way there are markers that highlight episodes in the history of the Berlin Wall. This one recalls the death of Christoph-Manuel Bramböck on 31 August 1990 (photo © hidden europe). Detail from the marker on the Berlin Wall cyle way that recalls the death of Christoph-Manuel Bramböck, the last victim of the Berlin Wall (photo © hidden europe).

Twenty years ago this summer, each new week seemed to bring another momentous political event as the two German States edged towards Union. But a tragic incident overshadowed the Unification Treaty signed on 31 August ...

There are a few changes on Eurostar this week with the introduction of a new Standard Premier class on services linking London with Brussels and Paris. Standard Premier replaces Leisure Select as the middle tier of the three class service on ...