Matthew M. Burke

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Matthew M. Burke has been reporting from Grafenwoehr, Germany, for Stars and Stripes since 2024. The Massachusetts native and UMass Amherst alumnus previously covered Okinawa, Sasebo Naval Base and Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, for the news organization. His work has also appeared in the Boston Globe, Cape Cod Times and other publications.

Vietnam combat veteran honored for decades of service in Bavaria

Kenneth Aungst, a retired Army first sergeant, was honored by the 7th Army Training Command with its Good Neighbor Award at Tower Barracks in Grafenwoehr, along with nine German citizens for their support of the U.S. Army and local community. He is the first American to receive the award.

Ants on sushi? See how the other half lives at London’s The Aubrey

The Aubrey, located in the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park hotel in Knightsbridge, offers a truly memorable, albeit pricey experience. The “late night izakaya,” or pub, features the choicest cuts of fish, luxurious ingredients and sublime sake pairings. No detail is too small.

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