On May 24, the European Day of Parks celebrates the natural wonders of Europe's protected areas - and the key role they play in conservation.
What are the seas along Schleswig-Holstein's coasts called? What typical seafarer's meal is prepared with beetroot? And what candy is the Hanseatic city of Lübeck world-famous for? Test your knowledge.
Dark ravines, romantic meadows and huge ancient trees. Germans love the diversity of their forests and enjoy hiking through woodland areas. We show you a selection of fascinating forests.
The Austrian capital, a city with millions of inhabitants, is very unique. Viennese Art Nouveau, Viennese coffee house, Viennese waltz - where Vienna serves as a prefix there is something special to discover.
Lindau can be found on Lake Constance, and the #DailyDrone takes a tour of its harbor.
In Mallorca, the bathing bans imposed after the sighting of highly toxic jellyfish have been lifted. On Thursday no more red flags were hoisted, it was said from the island capital Palma.
Despite major backlash from conservationists, the Tanzanian government plans to start building a hydropower dam inside a UNESCO-protected wildlife reserve this July. More than 2.6 million trees face the chop.
Thailand's Maya Bay, made famous by the film "The Beach", will close for four months from June to allow its coral reefs to recover from rising temperatures and the environmental impact of thousands of visitors each day.
Cruise ships have canceled stops on Hawaii's Big Island. Hotel rooms will sit vacant this summer despite price cuts. Guest house owners and tour guides are wondering how long their families will go without any income.
The Drachenfels cliff is one of the most popular recreation spots in the "Siebengebirge" stretch on the Rhine. But the cliff's rocks have become brittle and now work is under way to try to keep it from breaking apart.
Tourism regulation in Antarctica has become an urgent matter due to environmental threats, officials from the 53 member countries of the Antarctic Treaty warned at their annual meeting, held this week in Buenos Aires.
Located 100 meters (328 ft.) below the sea level and with one of the most extreme climates on earth, the Danakil depression in Ethiopia has multi colored landscapes which look like from an alien planet.
A string of lakes in Croatia, made famous as a movie location by the German Winnetou films, are endangered by increased tourism and illegal construction. Too many entrepreneurs are trying to turn a fast profit off the park.
Around the royal wedding of Prince Harry with Meghan Markle, England is gaining additional appeal as a travel destination. Travellers will find rocky coasts, castles and green hills in this part of Great Britain.
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.
Who is the fairest in the land? Whether timber-framed, Brick Gothic or Renaissance style, many old towns in Germany are a feast for the eyes, so it's hard to choose between them. 10 suggestions - from north to south.
Proud palaces and elegant squares, narrow lanes and blossoming gardens: Malta's capital is one of two European Capitals of Culture in 2018. Valletta is a small fortified city with a wealth of history.
Leeuwarden in the Netherlands is quiet, beautiful and relatively unknown. That is about to change, because this picturesque provincial capital - along with Malta's Valletta - is European Capital of Culture for 2018.
The German National Tourist Board asked tourists from abroad to vote for their favorite attractions in Germany in 2017. Here are the Top 10 presented by DW reporter Elisabeth Yorck von Wartenburg.
Germans have been found of their folk festivals for ages. The most famous one is the Oktoberfest, but marksmen, spring and wine festivals are also popular. Test your knowledge now!
There’s no easy answer to that question. Germany has some 30,000 lakes and they come in all shapes and sizes. If you like spending summer by the lakeside, here are snapshots of ten of the best.
According to a local saying, "those loved by God are brought here" - a sentiment easy to understand as the Bavarian Alps near Berchtesgaden are a true nature paradise. See for yourselves!
Germany is famous the world over not just for its cars, but also for its highways. Here are some tips before you put the pedal to the metal.
Lofty castles, magnificent monasteries, charming old towns and steep vineyards mark the countryside along the Saale.
Nicole Frölich explores Jewish life in Berlin.
This city has twice as many bicycles as residents. Lukas Stege explores Münster.
Lucas Stege traces the legacy of The Bauhaus.
Presenter Nicole Frölich tries to find out.
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DW viewer Eyal David takes you through Israel's biggest city.
Travel guide Georgette Farrugia shows us her home city, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
Portugal's Alentejo Region entices visitors with its beaches and wonderful red wine.
A paradise for nature and animal lovers: a viewer's travel impressions.
DW viewer Leonardo Peña Severiche shows you the sights in his home town.
Exploring the Beethoven city of Vienna.
Sara Al Zaabi shows you her home country.
With DW viewer Gabiela Carrión in the resort of Punta del Este .
Dana Newmann shares her favorite spots from her holiday on the Thai island of Koh Chang.
A look around Brazil's biggest city with DW viewer Anaïs Paoletti Fernandes.
DW viewer Geovanna shows us around Costa Rica's capital San José.
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
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