Germany is celebrating its so-called "fifth season" with more than a few odd customs, many of which date back centuries. Here are five such traditions, including snipped ties and men dressed up as virgins.
In the Alps, winter sports enthusiasts can find everything: Downhill slopes, cross-country trails, luxury restaurants and party venues.
Baroque Saxony: Let the #DailyDrone show you around the Lichtenwalde palace and park.
Glittering gowns, elegant suits and bold mini dresses worn by the late Princess Diana are on show at Kensington Palace, marking the 20th anniversary of her death. The new exhibition charts her evolving style.
US President Donald Trump has raised questions about security in Europe, particularly in France. He has described visiting Paris as 'risky'. But tourists actually visiting Paris have other ideas.
A request by luxury brand Gucci to rent the Acropolis has caused Greeks to consider relinquishing management of their national archaeological treasures. Some say it's time for cash-strapped Athens to wise up.
New Zealand is luring record numbers of tourists with its promise of undisturbed nature. However, locals are becoming fed up with crowded hiking trails and being forced to foot the bills for infrastructure.
Romania is developing its range of offers for tourists. Organizers are increasingly relying on tourism that's close to nature, such as guided hikes in the Carpathian Mountains - with encounters with brown bears.
Nine paths lead through New Zealand's untouched landscape. The "Great Walks" promise an unforgettable nature adventure.
Every February, Venice turns into the site of one of the world's most illustrious carnival celebrations. This year it lasts 18 days and ends on February 28, one day before Ash Wednesday.
The city in Denmark will share the title with the city of Paphos on Cyprus.
The city on Cyprus will share the title with the city of Aarhus in Denmark.
What's going on? Donald Trump as a naughty school boy? Angela Merkel, lying on her back dressed as a ladybug? It's a tradition! Every year, Carnival float builders in Germany poke fun at famous politicians.
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Europe's ship-building industry is under pressure from Asian competitors. But when it comes to building cruise ships, Europe still reigns supreme, as these pictures show.
Movies awaken all kinds of desires including wanting to stand where once a Hollywood star stood . Offering tours to famous film locations has developed into a flourishing business.
Nicole Frölich tries out the ski slopes and spends the night in an igloo. Plus, she talks to a meteorologist on the Zugspitze about how climate change is affecting the glaciers.
Skiing, taking in the view and the rays and sleeping in an igloo. On the Zugspitze, Nicole Frölich tries out Germany's only glacier ski area.
If you love snow, the great outdoors and winter sports, the Black Forest is a delightful holiday destination. Check-in host Nicole Frölich finds plenty to see and do.
A refresher ski lesson, a meal in the new summit restaurant, and a ride on a snowbike. Lukas Stege explores the Nebelhorn skiing area.
Skiing, sledding, biathlon, torch-lit hikes. Blogger Steve Hänisch is never bored. After all, he's exploring Austria's largest ski area, which offers many opportunities for winter vacations.
Our travel show Check-in is also interested in your home as a holiday destination. Show us the city or region you call home and we will accompany you with a camera team. Here is how you apply:
One ticket, around 200 attractions - exploring the capital city of Germany with the Berlin WelcomeCard: Travel without restrictions through the city.
To mark the start of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism, the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is offering a new online service.
We pay a visit to a designer in Venice who makes replicas of historical costumes.
Northern Italy’s Val Gardena is a favorite destination among winter sports enthusiasts.
The Snickelways, the Minster, Clifford’s Tower and the Railway Museum are just a few of the city’s many sights.
Journalist Carles Claver shows you his favorite places in his home town of Valencia in Spain.
A new style of skiing has been invented. Natural skiing is already proving popular in Austria.
Skiing meets kiteboarding: a beginners' course in the Black Forest.
Bologna boasts fabulous food and architecture and the oldest university in Europe.
Euromaxx reporter Meike Krüger tests the airboard, snow fox, the ski bockerl and SMX at the Oberstorf Snow Park.
Drone footage showed many skating on Ryptsjerksterpolder near the northern city of Leeuwarden.
Streets, trees and buildings in the Russian capital twinkle in a wintery glow.
The southern English seaside resort of Brighton has plenty to offer in winter.
Iceland reveals its mystical side in winter.
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