For four years the Tyrannosaurus rex, on loan from two patrons, was the star of Berlin's Natural History Museum. At the end of January 2020, Tristan Otto will move to Copenhagen to the Natural History Museum there.
In 1942, leaders of the Nazi regime met in a mansion in the west of Berlin to plan the "final solution of the Jewish question." Here's what's new at the upgraded exhibition of the House of the Wannsee Conference.
In the south of Bavaria, on the border with Austria, lies a true natural paradise: We show you the Berchtesgadener Land from the drone perspective!
Don't be afraid of freezing temperatures. We have put together 10 hotel tips for a cool break from everyday life. From ice-frosted and windy to extravagant and rustic.
The New York Times has chosen the 52 places worldwide you should visit in 2020. Leipzig is one of them! Here are our ten reasons for the hip Saxon metropolis.
The city with the only skyscraper skyline in Germany has had a new historical town center since 2018. Not only Frankfurt's contrasting architecture attracts visitors to Hesse, but also the tales of the Brothers Grimm.
Nile river cruises are a popular way to explore ancient Egyptian temples along the world's longest river. But what can one expect from such a trip? DW's Eesha Kheny shares her on board experience starting in Aswan city.
Images of Australia burning have plastered televisions across the world. But Australia wants tourists to know that they are still safe. Here is what you need to know.
The iconic electronic dance festival may make a comeback as part of an effort to preserve techno culture in Germany. The event hasn't taken place since 2010 after 21 people were killed at a festival in Duisburg.
Whether it's vandals, protesters, militants, or just visitors who may not have thought things through, preserving cultural sites can prove a constant battle. Unusually, the latest case at Machu Picchu will go to court.
Red-hot lava has started gushing from a volcano near the Philippine capital of Manila. Authorities have made plans to evacuate hundreds of thousands, warning of a potential "hazardous explosive eruption" still to come.
Amid increased criticism, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his response to the country's bushfire crisis could have been "much better." The Australian leader also hinted that a change in climate policy is in the cards.
A fire has destroyed one of Germany's culinary institutions, the Schwarzwaldstube. The Black Forest eatery has held on to its award of three Michelin stars for longer than any other restaurant in Germany.
Train travelers in Germany have an extra reason to celebrate entering 2020 — the national railway company Deutsche Bahn is cutting prices for long-distance rides. The government wants more people to take the train.
It's out with the (sometimes very) old and in with the new for a few Canadian cities. Horse-drawn carriages are leaving the streets of Montreal while, in Toronto, the city says goodbye to its historic streetcars.
One tiny Pacific nation has begun the new year with a ban on sunscreens that contain chemicals which affect the health of coral reefs and fish. "Environment is the nest of life," Palau's president said.
A large fire has damaged part of the idyllic Austrian lakeside town of Hallstatt. Tourists have been warned to steer clear while the cleanup commences.
Berlin has a variety of towers, platforms and hills that offer great views over the German capital. Here are a few tips!
Do you already have travel plans for the new year? Possibly going to Germany? Then you'll find 12 suggestions here — one for each month.
Higher, faster, crazier — Europa-Park in Rust has set a new record with 5.7 million visitors in 2019. But if you love amusement parks you are spoilt for choice all over Europe. Here are our favorites:
For him, Paris was a tourist trap, Edinburgh the Athens of the North — but then novelist and travel author Theodor Fontane discovered Brandenburg as a travel destination: castles, lakes, cemeteries — and lots of history.
Although mudflats can be seen in many places around the world, the biggest is found on the North Sea. But what is it about these ecosystems that makes them so special? And how are they threatened by climate change?
Europe's biggest ice-sculpture festival is held every year in the Dutch city of Zwolle. This year's theme is "Journey Through Time." Artists from all over the world create beautiful sculptures out of frozen water.
Lapland’s snow-covered firs, reindeer and huskies are pulling in the tourists. Dog sled tours are particularly popular. But what happens if the boom comes to an end?
Pilgrimages are popular with the Way of St. James reporting new record numbers. Climate awareness is likely to see interest in this sustainable travel form grow in 2020. Here are some of Europe's best pilgrimage routes.
Travel enthusiasts take note: Do you love to travel and capture your holiday destinations on video? Then send us your best travel video and you could win a smartphone.
With the "DW World Heritage 360" app, a total of five World Heritage Sites are shown in a completely new way. Discover two new stories in the app and win a camera!
Winter is the perfect time to visit museums in Munich, or stop by the Hofbräuhaus. Or head south to Lenggries for some skiing or sledding.
DW host Neus Perez makes her way through the beautifully decorated streets of the city’s historic district, visiting a Christmas market and tasting regional specialties.
An Ode to Joy — Check-in host Lukas Stege follows in Beethoven's footsteps. The composer lived in Vienna for nearly 35 years. Visitors can explore a Beethoven museum, and visit places where he lived and performed.
Our travel show Check-in is also interested in your home as a holiday destination. Show us the city or region you call home and we will accompany you with a camera team. Here is how you apply:
People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique.
The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation runs Berlin museums - and one of the world's largest collection of exhibits.
The cathedral from the 13th century is famous for the sculptures of the unknown Naumburg master.
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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