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Concrete Helmed the Design of Hotel Andaz Munich in Germany

Will Speros • April 9, 2019 M’uniqo. Photography by Wouter van der Sar for concrete Hotel Andaz Munich has debuted in Germany with a design from Amsterdam-based design firm Concrete. Totaling more than 383,000 square feet, the new hotel honors Bavarian culture. A diamond motif, which references the Bavarian flag, …

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Rhine Journeys: New River Cruise Itineraries and Tips

Sailing the Rhine River between Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Basel, Switzerland, or alternatively, sailing from German ports to Basel has many rewards. In Amsterdam, cruisers can tour world-class art museums; while in Strasbourg, France, a city with both French and German influences and home to the European Parliament, they can …

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Is this cycling safety ad sexist? People in Germany seem to think so

BERLIN — Germany’s transport ministry says it stands by a cycling safety campaign that has drawn accusations of sexism even inside the governing coalition for featuring scantily clad women. The campaign, launched by the conservative transport minister, aims to persuade young cyclists to wear helmets and uses the English-language slogan: …

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German cycling safety ad sparks sexism outcry

An advertising campaign by Germany’s Transport Ministry to persuade cyclists to wear helmets has sparked accusations of sexism, as it features a model wearing just a helmet and underwear. With the slogan “Looks like shit. But saves my life”, the advert features a profile-shot of a competitor in the gameshow …

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