Strong, brave, self-reliant: Scottish lawmakers have decided to back a new independence referendum. A majority in the country said no to Brexit and yes to Europe. Here's why you should visit it too.
Over decades its disused coal mines and industrial plants have become museums and arts venues, wastelands are green again, and rivers blue at last. Germany's biggest industrial region has reinvented itself.
The #DailyDrone flies to Germany's largest island.
Tour operator Thomas Cook sees a 40 percent jump in bookings to Greece and signs of a recovery in travel to Turkey and Egypt. Summer bookings for the group were up 10 percent compared to a weak period last year.
Seven subway stations of the German capital's U7 subway line have been put on a preservation order as important examples of post-war modernity. That means 88 of Berlin's 173 subway stations are now protected.
Trash bags have been deposited at Camp Two on the world's highest peak. The site - and a whole lot of garbage - was abandoned two years ago after a series of earthquake-triggered avalanches.
The statue staring down a bull on Wall Street in New York City will be kept in place for at least another 11 months. Supporters now aim to convince New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to let the work stay for good.
The famous wrought iron tower in Paris has been surrounded by metal fences since last year's European football championships. A new bulletproof anti-terror glass wall should soon be set up instead.
A travel agency in Sicily offering a 'mafia tour' has found itself in the firing line after local authorities and relatives of victims slammed it for glorifying organised crime.
In the Baltic seaside resort of Ahrenshoop, a week of festivities starting on March 25 will kick off celebrations set to last until October to mark the 125th anniversary of the founding of its artists‘ colony.
Lithuania has long been more than an insider tip. The Baltic state boasts natural splendor and delightful cities.
Hardly any other street in Europe is lined with so many palaces, magnificent theaters and museums as the Ring Road in Vienna. More on the history and evolution of the grand boulevard on Euromaxx.
Sylt is one of the most popular holiday islands in the German North Sea. Between the mudflats and the west beach, you can find your own personal highlight at any time of year.
Sylt is the largest and most popular of the North Frisian islands. Check-in host Nicole Frölich enjoys the beaches, goes seal watching in the Wadden Sea and takes a scenic flight over the island.
Sylt is the classiest of the North Frisian islands, but the real luxury is found off-season in the solitude of the beaches. Check-in host Nicole Frölich enjoys the wide expanses, wind and waves at the seaside.
Check-in presenter Nicole Frölich explores the Berchtesgaden Alps. She watches golden eagles, goes snowshoeing and tastes gentian schnapps.
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!
Check-in viewer Cheung Chi Wing from Hong Kong has been traveling through Laos, the green heart of Asia, and he was never without his yo-yo. He’s sent us a video.
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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.
Lucerne lies nestled between the Swiss Alps and Lake Lucerne. It has quite a lot to offer.
Tips for indoors and out, from strolls in the sand to saunas on the beach
Portugal’s first university was founded in Coimbra in 1290. The city is still influenced by student life.
Tourist guide Inez Reichl shows us places in Salzburg that don't appear in every travel guide.
A visit to Germany's only Alpine national park und Das Haus der Berge.
Backpacker Steve Hänisch and his buddy Kristin Addis enjoy themselves in the Maldives.
Three tips for Berchtesgaden: the royal palace, the salt mine and the Haus der Berge.
Germany has a lot to offer tourists: everything from beautiful mountains to scenic coastlines.
The city's main landmark is a 40-ton bust of Karl Marx.
Touring Athens with a local.
Malta may be one of the world's smallest countries, but it's big on tourism.
Hollywood in Baden-Württemberg: The famous Castle Hohenzollern played the backdrop for a new horror thriller.
The wintertime waves off Portugal's coast can reach 30 meters in height.
You have to dive down five meters to get to your table at "The Pearl" in Brussels.
Journalist Carles Claver shows you his favorite places in his home town of Valencia in Spain.
Bologna boasts fabulous food and architecture and the oldest university in Europe.
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