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.
Dresden is one of Europe’s most beautiful baroque cities. It’s called the Florence on the Elbe. Among its landmarks is the re-built Church of Our Lady, a monument calling for peace and reconciliation.
On our bike tour along Slovenia's Adriatic coast, we stop at numerous attractions: the medieval town of Koper, fishing villages, olive groves and the town of Piran, whose architecture is reminiscent of Venice.
Hambach Castle in Rhineland-Palatinate lies on the German Wine Route. The medieval castle is a popular tourist attraction and the birthplace of German democracy.
Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony resounds to the tune of climate activism. Plus: Ottoman Empire dishes in Berlin. And: Gaugain’s life and work on the big screen.
Tourbillons are among the most expensive watches around. Wilhelm Rieber is one of the few master watchmakers who can make these cantilevered movements. It takes months to ensure the perfect fit of even the tiniest screw.
Artist Thomas Ruff plays with the medium of photography and with questions of authorship. He reworks historical photos, creates portraits that look like ID photos, and uses night-vision cameras. London is hosting a major retrospective of his work.
Vincent Cassel stars as the French post-Impressionist painter in the movie Gaugin. The film is set during the artist's self-imposed exile in Tahiti, when he produced works seminal to the development of modern art.
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