Medellín is a provincial capital and Colombia's second-largest city. Once seen as the world's most dangerous city, it now attracts many tourists, as DW viewer Leonardo Peña Severiche shows.
Former rebel fighters, who traded their guns, battle fatigues and heavy rucksacks for paddles, helmets and life jackets, launch four rafts laden with visitors into the Pato River, deep in Colombia's Amazon jungle.
The world's largest travel portal, TripAdvisor, has completed its long-announced transformation into a social travel network. At its launch on November 13, however, there was still no final version.
The museum was part of the "narco tours" offered in Medellin highlighting the life and times of Pablo Escobar. "We have to tell the story, not the mobsters," Medellin's mayor said.
Over the course of history, Aachen has gained a reputation by transforming itself from an ancient city of power into a modern hub of education. DW's Eesha Kheny checked it out for us.
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