Öland is popular with Swedes, because it gets more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the country. But the island has much more to offer, including palaces, windmills and regional specialties.
This northern Italian city at the foot of the Alps is known for its historic center with the protected Upper City. Bergamo is also known for its culinary traditions, including polenta dishes and Stracciatella ice cream.
A tour of the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, which is well-known for its literary heritage. It’s even been named a UNESCO City of Literature. Traces of the city’s famous poets can be found all over the place.
Bologna boasts fabulous food and architecture and the oldest university in Europe. It’s been dubbed “fat, learned and red”. The red could refer to the terracotta bricks or its socialist leanings.
Every year over a million people celebrate ‘Las Fallas’ in the Spanish city of Valencia. An exhibition inside a former gas holder in Oberhausen explores our fascination with the mountains. Plus: all the latest bike trends.
Pro mountain biker Steffi Marth is blazing a trail in a largely male domain. She's participated in the Downhill World Cup, won numerous medals in four-cross and travelled the world looking for the ride of a lifetime.
Bruno Zanzottera, a photographer from Milan, takes pictures of Italian ghost towns. He aims to document the effects of urbanization, which has led to the depopulation of entire regions.
Classical pianist Olga Scheps has recorded an album with German techno group Scooter. On it, she interprets the band's hits like "Maria (I Like It Loud)" and "How Much Is The Fish?" on the piano.
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