Discover Germany | Issue 24 | March 2015

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Discover Germany | Contents

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The MuseumsQuartier Wien. Photo: Hertha Hurnaus

Park Hotel Vitznau

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The Scorpions 100 million sold records over a period of half a century speak for themselves. We have talked to Klaus Meine, frontman of Germany’s most successful band ever to find out why the Scorpions have come so far.

SPECIAL THEMES 42

Easter temptations

REGULARS & COLUMNS 10

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CeBIT 2015

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Legal Experts Germany

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Outstanding Business Consultants Getting the right consultant on board makes all the difference in business. Find out more in this section.

A busy bunny, coloured eggs and fields of flowers Read about the weird and wonderful ways to celebrate Easter in Germany.

Exhibition of the Month Go girls! The Women’s Expo Switzerland is a unique platform where only female business owners present their businesses, products and services.

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International School of the Month For over 20 years, the private Berlin British School (BBS) has turned students from more than 60 different countries into confident learners and creative thinkers.

Culture

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Attractions of the Month Extraordinary art is on display in the Kunsthalle Mannheim since 1909.This year, the museum honours Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.

Business Our legal expert Gregor Kleinknecht’s treats us to part two about the‘old Greeks’. Great lawyers, fantastic consultants, career boosting institutions and a lot more to be discovered in this month’s business section.

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Back to medieval splendour! One of the most significant Austrian ruined castles, the Burgruine Aggstein brings history alive.

Hotels of the Month

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Culture Calendar

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Swiss Park Hotel Vitznau at the shore of the Vierwaldstättersee – Lake Lucerne – is the perfect place to retreat and enjoy a sweeping mountain landscape.

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Munich’s new relexa hotel is an ideal starting point to get to know Bavaria’s beautiful capital.

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Wine & Dine

Discover the island of Langeoog, the amazing city of Bremen, Austria’s special cultural treasures and the joy of playing golf .

Read about Germany’s smartest lawyers and find out what makes each one so very special. 80

Fashion

Wine expert Iris Ellmann focuses on the Baden region. Plus a selection of truly wonderful places to stay and enjoy great hospitality.

This March the digitally savvy gather in Hannover to discover the latest trends and technologies. 68

Design

With cute and sexy fashion and accessories, we embrace the first sunbeams of 2015.

Restaurant of the Month A 60-year-long succession of legendary chefs and excellent cuisine has made the restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville in Crissier near Lausanne a household name for connossieurs far beyond the Swiss border.

Busy Easter bunny and beyond is the motto of this month’s design section.

All about the art of Swiss Chocolate making and what lies behind the myth of the Easter bunny. 47

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Save the date! Discover Germany’s Culture Calendar is your perfect guide to what not to miss in March. 94

Barbara Geier Barbara Geier explains why she is truly missing German breakfast in the UK.

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