Spitbank Fort is a sea defence that was used by the British military between 1859 and 1962. A British entrepreneur converted the facility into a five star hotel with just a few exclusive rooms and suites.
Lederhosen, beer and oompah music: many people associate Germany with Bavarian culture. The variety of mountains and castles are a tourist draw. Take a look at the facts and fables behind the clichés.
Heino Behring gives special tours of the land beneath the waves: the Wadden Sea, a UNESCO World Heritage site. He knows the dangers that lurk when the tide begins rushing in around the North Sea island of Juist.
The Hedeby trading settlement and Danevirke defensive earthwork in northern Germany are among the world's best preserved Viking-age sites. Now, they have been included on the UNESCO World heritage list.
Glenn Close's empowering speech at the Golden Globes underlined that women have great stories to tell. A recent study also shows that female-led films are top box office performers — invalidating Hollywood assumptions.
After hailing Trump as "one of the best American presidents" ever, France's controversial author is back with a new novel, Serotonin, which combines pornography and prescient depictions of the "yellow vest" protests.
People all over the world celebrate International Thank You Day on January 11. Here are some of our favorite musical expressions of gratitude.
Following World War I, artists all over the world proclaimed the "zero hour." The Bauhaus ideas centering around "a new design" were particularly influential — and they ended up spreading widely in the United States.
If you want to take pictures with your smartphone and quickly share beautiful photos, you need effective tools for image editing. DW Digital is testing the most popular apps. This week: "Cupslice Photo Editor".
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