Gentrification imposed from above, a series of terrorist attacs and political turbulence have alienated European tourists and hurt business in Istanbul's Beyoglu district, local businesspeople say.
There’s much more to Oktoberfest than beer. In fact, the Bavarian festival is full of flavorful food choices for anyone wanting to sink their teeth into something sweet or savory.
This gallery introduces sites that were of importance in this struggle for freedom and self-determination, and that are significant to German democracy today.
Mountain idyll: the #DailyDrone takes you to the village of Wamberg in Upper Bavaria.
Foreigner travel permits will not be issued in October, when the
Communist Party will hold a high-level congress that only takes place
once every five years.
Indonesia's disaster agency says more than 75,000 people have fled
the Mount Agung volcano on the tourist island of Bali because of
fears of an eruption.
The revised travel ban signed by President Donald Trump stands a better chance of holding up in court than its two prior versions, a noted immigrant scholar told DW. But to get there, the measure had to be scaled down.
Last weekend, yet another anti-tourism demonstration took place in the city of Palma de Majorca. How much tourism is too much? DW talked to Torsten Kirstges, an expert on tourism, to learn more.
The train, made famous in the 2015 Bond movie "Spectre", trundles tourists between the town of Oujda and the former mining city of Bouarfa along a 350-kilometre-long (215-mile) stretch of desert.
Since 1952, United Nations tour guides have conducted tours through the New York Headquarters. Their new uniforms were designed by Elie Tahari.
Workers were getting started Monday on preparations for a new glass wall and fence meant to protect the Eiffel Tower in Paris from terrorist attacks.
The German National Tourist Board asked tourists from abroad to vote for their favorite attractions in Germany in 2017. Among the top 10 is the theme park Phantasialand. We took a 360-degree tour of it.
Bavaria is the most popular travel destination in Germany - every year around 7.5 million foreign guests visit the state. And these sights top their must-see lists:
Autumn is a great time of year to take photos of nature. We show you where you can find the best excursion tips and photo motifs in Germany, from the Alps to the coast and from the forests to the lakes.
There are around 200,000 kilometers of hiking trails in Germany. Whether they follow a river, pass through flowering fields or scale steep peaks - there's something for every hiker in DW's list of top 10 walks.
Greetings from the Middle Ages: fortified castles - with drawbridges, crenelated walls, and towers - were built throughout Europe. And today, these structures have an impressive story to tell.
With its varied landscapes and climate zones, Europe has a lot to offer wine lovers. Join us on a pictorial journey of pleasure from the Mosel to Bordeaux and from Tuscany to Tokaj.
Even if it's called Oktoberfest - the world's largest beer festival is running from September 16 until October 3. Test your knowledge of the traditional fest in Munich with our quiz!
Munich's Oktoberfest has been attracting large numbers of visitors for over 200 years. It has been copied all over the world - we take a short beer trip around the globe.
Enjoying a beer in a festival tent is part and parcel of the Oktoberfest. But it’s easier said than done. So it’s good to know in advance which tent you’d like to party in.
Konga, Skyfall, Toboggan, Ferris Wheel - along with drinking beer in the festival tent, the rides are traditional attractions at the Oktoberfest.
A stroll around the government district in the center of Germany's capital.
Check-in host Lukas Stege visits a city that has a green thumb.
Nicole Frölich explores Frankfurt for DW’s travel show
Nicole Frölich explores the Elbe Cycle Route.
Lukas Stege visits Heidelberg’s most attractive locations.
Wide steppes, busy cities and Christmas illuminations - travel destinations in Europe and Asia fascinate the viewers of our tv travel show. They sent us their holiday videos and the winners are...
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Send us your video of a dream destination for our tv show Check-in.
Oktoberfest began in earnest Sunday with a traditional parade through Munich.
Heidelberg Castle is the top tourist attraction in this city on the Neckar River.
Berlin's legendary Adlon Hotel has a rich history that dates back to the year 1907.
Badrutt's Palace Hotel in St. Moritz, Switzerland is a luxury hotel with a legendary reputation.
Cyprus offers not only long sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, it's also steeped in history.
Hardly any other landmark in the world is as famous or recognizable as the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin has become a symbol of German division and reunification.
Germany boasts numerous unique cultural and natural sites that were recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Here's a presentation of them. Today: Quedlinburg
In DW's series "50 Kitchens, One City," you can look forward to 50 exciting recipes from 50 Berlin restaurants, presented by chefs from 50 countries. The accompanying book brings the flavors of the world to your home.
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