Different countries, different ways of doing things. It's always good to know the customs of the country you are visiting. Here are some things you might want to watch out for:
As classical advertising no longer reaches young people, holiday destinations are focusing on the potential marketing gains from social platforms. They pay top users, so-called influencers, to post holiday photos.
There is no "Berlin style," claims Christiane Arp, the editor-in-chief of "Vogue" Germany, ahead of Berlin Fashion Week, 17 - 20 January.
A trip back to the renaissance with the #DailyDrone: the feudal estate Hämelschenburg Castle seen from above.
As European Capital of Culture, the city in Denmark will be very much worth a visit in 2017.
As European Capital of Culture, the city on Cyprus will be very much worth a visit in 2017
The number of international tourists rose by four percent worldwide to 1.2 billion in 2016 as Asians travelled more, but security fears hit visitor arrivals in Europe, the World Tourism Organization (WTO) said Tuesday.
The 22 million euro ($23.3 million) project, for which Germany is contributing 10 million euros, is due to start by the end of 2017 and be completed within three years.
Olympics candidate Paris announced a 45 percent increase in funding to upgrade the Eiffel Tower as it gears up its bid to host the 2024 Olympics.
The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus said it was time to close the curtain on the legendary show after 146 years.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Japan has reached a record high, the government in Tokyo has said. It wants to double the number by 2020 when the Asian country hosts the Olympic Games and Paralympics.
With a shaky economy following years of unrest and a huge drop in tourists, Egypt is struggling to preserve its fabled archaeological heritage.
Since the January 12th, 2016 killing of German tourists, Istanbul has seen unending terror including attacks, attempted coups and assassinations. One year on the once bustling tourist areas are silent and empty.
The Hanseatic city's building boom has reshaped entire districts. The harbor has been extended and is dominated by new large buildings, like the Elbphilharmonie concert hall.
Solarium tans protect you from sunburn, seats at the rear of an aircraft are safest - some travel myths are stubbornly persistent. DW clarifies which are true and which aren't.
Major stars and great operas grace their stages. The world's best orchestras can be heard in them. Perfect acoustics and magnificent architecture are the signature features of modern concert halls worldwide.
Neuschwanstein Castle is a must for tourists when they visit Germany. But what other destinations top the list for foreign visitors?
Where to go on holiday? To help potential customers decide, the travel companies have already got their catalogues out.
Fly over Lake Constance in a zeppelin, float in a houseboat on Lake Müritz, or tour the Baltic Sea island of Rügen on a narrow-gauge railway: Check-in presenter Lukas Stege has tips for your next summer holiday.
On the Romantic Road from Pfaffenwinkel to Ludwig II's castles and palaces, Nicole Frölich discovers new spots along Germany's best-loved themed route: moors, churches and a knight's castle. Then she takes to the sky.
Check-in presenter Lukas Stege starts his Hamburg tour at the St. Pauli Piers and goes from the HafenCity district via the Jungfernstieg and Reeperbahn to the fish market. The highlight: a ride in an amphibious bus!
Where does the top-fermented dark beer known as Altbier get its name? What should you look out for when shopping? Nicole Frölich looks into those questions in Düsseldorf.
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One of Europe's highest mountains, Russia's Mount Elbrus is a busy winter sports hub.
Pull up a chair for panoramic views from mountaintop Ice Q restaurant.
Get away from everyday stress at a spa vacation in Stuttgart.
Danish design is famous the world over.
North of the Arctic Circle, a couple organizes dog sledding tours in Swedish Lapland.
Bavaria's state capital can be quite appealing in winter as well as in summer.
Guide Stefan Adam takes us for a tour around the Bavarian Alps - on snowshoes.
The skiing resort of Saas-Fee in the Swiss Alps has a lot to offer to winter sports fans.
London has plenty of other sights to see besides Buckingham Palace and Westminster.
For many people from colder European climes, Gran Canaria of the Canary Islands is a favorite winter getaway. And it has a lot more to offer than just sun-drenched beaches.
Even 300 years after his death French king Louis XIV is still fascinating.
With 300 days of sunshine a year, Rhodes is one of the sunniest places on earth. Along side its incredible beaches, Rhodes architectural wonders draw in tens of thousands of tourists each year.
Malta may be one of the world's smallest countries, but it's big on tourism.
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