What happens on the Reeperbahn past midnight still has astonishing similarities with what Hans Albers once sang. Much in Hamburg is just as it always was: Seafood restaurants that have existed for decades and where Princess Diana dined, family-operated small craft businesses that were recently rediscovered, and hotels that receive guests with the pomp of the past. To keep the Hansestadt from collapsing under its great burden of tradition, young entrepreneurs ensure that their shops, cafés, clubs, and hotels provide new experiences, and internationally acclaimed architects keep the Hamburg skyline dynamic. Germany’s second largest city is in motion like never before. But being there is worth more than words. So let’s go!