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Great Wine and Great Art

Great Wine and Great Art
... galleries, an exclusive “kitchen party” at the Palace Hotel, and a bottle of wine! What: Wine & Art When: September 5, 2010 Where: Berlin, Germany Tour Tickets: 25.75€ (Photo Courtesy of VDP. Die Prädikatsweingüter – Pressestelle) Related places: A Museum Island Bodestra?e 1, 10178 Berlin, Deutschland View Details and Book ...
July 14th, 2010 | Susan McKee | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Art, Berlin, featuredarticle, Germany, wine

Island Castles

Island Castles
... tides, the island can actually be accessible on foot… but I wouldn’t risk it. Photo by bluestardrop (more...) Tags: featuredphoto, Germany, Italy, scotland, Slovenia, Switzerland ...
November 16th, 2009 | Slava Sakhnenko | Read More | Comments: 3
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What do you tip in Germany?

... question for tourists and the simple answer is: you don’t have to tip anything. Unlike the US, with it’s miniscule pay for wait staff, Germany’s waiters and bartenders get a real paycheck at a decent rate. It is considered polite to tip, howver, if the service and food has been good, but this is usually only a rounding up of around 10% and it is not at all a requirement. The German rules are that tax and service is included in the bill. Recently, AFP has reported that many restaurants...
May 27th, 2009 | theberlinguide | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: Berlin, bill, Germany, gratuity, hairdresser, History & Information, Restaurants & Bars, service charge, tip, tipping