The Baltic Coast may be terra incognita, but a recent visit uncovered civilized beaches, fresh seafood and a true hideaway.
The Teutonic version of afternoon tea, Kaffee und Kuchen, is still going strong in Germany. Here are nine of the best cafes in Hamburg.
Between Ole Liese and Weissenhaus Grand Village Resort, in the coastal town of Hohwacht, Germany, is the start of one of Europe's great beach walks.
Thomas Mann's novel "Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family" is a masterpiece. It would be enjoyable for anyone, but especially those traveling to Hamburg.
The Europaeisches Hansemuseum in Luebeck chronicles the story of the Hanseatic League, the trading partnership of the 12th through 15th centuries.
The tidy town of Schleswig has a quaint old quarter of colorful small houses and one of Germany's most impressive palaces: Schloss Gottorf.
Just minutes from Hamburg, Jacob's Restaurant, in Hotel Louis C. Jacob, is a sensational Michelin two-star experience overlooking the Elbe.
It seems only fitting that the birthplace of Brahms and Mendelssohn should have one of the world's great concert halls: The Elbphilharmonie.
The most exciting city in Germany right now is Hamburg, one of the continent's wealthiest cities and for centuries one of its most important ports.
Hamburg's shopping "passages," mostly in the Neustadt neighborhood, are worth a visit, especially on a cold or rainy day.
In Hamburg, Andrew Harper sought out restaurants with more of a sense of place. Here are six of his delicious discoveries.
The October 2017 issue sees Andrew Harper in Peru, trying new hotels in Lima, Cusco and the Sacred Valley. The issue also covers Hamburg and the Baltic Coast.