If you like your beaches empty, visit the Baltic Coast in winter. Some might say the island of Usedom is at its most attractive when temperatures plunge.
A probe is underway into why someone would want to disrupt the Baltic Lights dogsled race on Germany's Usedom island. The 6-kilometer run, featuring some 400 huskies, went ahead despite the apparently cruel act.
No other German state has as much water as Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. From the waves and islands of the Baltic Sea to the rivers and lakes further inland. As if it was made for holiday fun!
Brick Gothic architecture, chalk cliffs and strolling on the beach: Nicole Fröhlich discovers the advantages of the off-season on the Baltic Sea.
The Ocean's heist movie franchise has discovered women. The all-star cast includes Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchet, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna but it's directed by a man. Box office has been very respectable but does the film live up to the hype?
Generations of children have loved Judith Kerr's books, which have become school reading material worldwide. Kerr fled Nazi Germany with her family in 1933 — a personal tale she wove into "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."
An opera singer with a rock star, a dead man with his daughter, a country star with a rapper: There have been a lot of unusual duet partners throughout pop music history that at first glance don't seem to fit together.
The #MeToo and Time's Up movements have shifted the balance of power in arts and culture. At DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn, a panel of prominent women from four different continents discusses the seismic changes underway.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
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