Germany

Street graffiti from one of the first "Buy Nothing" days in 2005. (Photo from Flickr by Resa & Krister)

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We are emotional — and often defensive — about our consumption. But an experiment in buying nothing proves more liberating than challenging.

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A Chinese tourist in Germany unwittingly signed an asylum application that got him stranded as a refugee for two weeks, according to reports.

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Among Sigrun Woten's first experiences in the United States was hearing the news of President John F. Kennedy's assassination.

Double-decker sausage in Freiburg. (Photo by Jeremy Keith via Flickr).

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A culinary tour of Germany reveals a delicious and diverse cuisine, with plenty of opportunities to partake right here in Seattle. I have plenty of...

Stephanie Weber and her husband, Pier Paolo Perrone, of Frankfurt, Germany, look for clues to find a geocache in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood on Wednesday. (Photo by Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)

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How a digital scavenger hunt born in Oregon has changed the way people travel.

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Eagles are majestic. Doves are romantic. Pigeons, with their tatty wings and street-living ways, are seen by many as dumb and dirty, referred to as...

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Nestled in the Cascades just a couple hours from Seattle lies a little slice of Bavaria. Leavenworth is perfect in the winter, with snow gently...

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About a month ago an anonymous Seattle blogger called Videofedhead started a remarkable but unadorned collection of the wildest and weirdest international music videos I'd...