Natalie Holmes

Natalie Holmes

Tech, culture & cities

I cover tech, art & culture, architecture, design, sustainability, urbanism, travel, retail and lifestyle. Hotel geek. AI obsessed. MA Environment & Development.

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Architectural Marvels that Double as Hotels Around Berlin - Condé ...

Architectural Marvels that Double as Hotels Around ...

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From Velázquez to Modernism: Must-See Exhibits in Vienna ...

From Velázquez to Modernism: Must-See Exhibits in V...

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The One Dish You Must Eat In Berlin - Condé Nast Tr...

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How Not to Look Like a Tourist In Berlin

If you don’t want to look like a tourist in Berlin, follow these guidelines—soon, you’ll be able to say "Ich bin ein Berliner" and actually mean it....

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The One Dish to Eat in Budapest

You can’t leave Budapest without eating this one dish. Plus: how to eat it, how to order, how to pay, and local etiquette tips....

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Your Guide to Slang in Other Countries

How to sound like a local on the streets of Paris, Rome, Berlin, Boston, London, and Shanghai....

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Christmas Vacation Idea: Budapest's Beautiful Christmas Markets

Budapest's amazing holiday markets are overflowing with locally-made arts, crafts, and contemporary design pieces....

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5 Quirky Museums in Berlin That Locals Love

Berlin is home to myriad museums, including these fascinating smaller institutions, where you’ll likely find the city’s locals whiling away their weekends....

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You Haven't Seen Prague Until You've Seen These Sculptures

The creative and controversial sculptures of David Cerny, scattered across Prague, offer a fascinating view into the Czech capital....

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In Their Shoes: Sigmund Freud’s Vienna

Though he lived out his final days in London, legendary psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud spent most of his life in Vienna. Here are the spots most closely connected to Freud in the Austrian capital....

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Why Taking Berlin’s Transport Is Another Way to Experience the City

Berlin’s public transport system will get you anywhere faster, while providing great views and insight into the city’s robust culture....

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Why Winter is the Best Time to Visit Budapest

Summer in Budapest gets all the love, but Budapest in the winter is especially beautiful (and less crowded). Here’s what to do in a romantic, snow-covered Budapest....

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Forget the Danube River Cruise. This is What You Should Really Do in Vienna

If you ever wanted a cheat sheet on how to see some of the less obvious and less crowded treasures of Vienna, this is it....

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Three Cool Amsterdam Cafés You Need to Visit

The cafés of Amsterdam just ooze cool, mixing the act of drinking coffee with fashion, art, and history. Here are three worth visiting....

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4 Ways to Experience Multicultural Berlin

In any city, immigrant neighborhoods and multicultural pockets can be some of the most interesting places to explore. Here's a quick tour through some of Berlin's diverse enclaves and attractions....