Oktoberfest is in full swing in Munich. Dirndl, lederhosen, and beer galore — all being experienced for the first time by DW reporters from three different nations. Culture shock or just one big party?
Enjoying a beer in a festival tent is part and parcel of the Oktoberfest. But it's easier said than done. So it's good to know in advance which tent you'd like to party in.
Saint-Émilion is a picturesque medieval town overlooking the Dordogne valley. The medieval town is famed both for its architecture and the vineyards surrounding it. A picture book piece of France.
For example, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the One World Trade Center in New York, The Shard skyscraper in London, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai or the Television Tower in Berlin offer panoramic views.
The drone flies over Poppelsdorf Palace and the Botanical Garden.
A massive wildfire has forced the evacuation of hundreds of inhabitants in the Italian region of Tuscany. Authorities say that arson is not being ruled out but are waiting the results of an investigation.
Critics say the newly-opened high-speed rail link will give away part of the city's territory to mainland China. Pro-democracy forces complain of China's increasing interference and assertiveness in Hong Kong.
A widely criticized project called "Dau" by Russian director Ilya Khrzhanovsky was to allow visitors to "experience a totalitarian system" behind a replica of the Berlin Wall. It was not approved for security reasons.
The damaged cabin of the spectacular new Zugspitz cable car during an emergency exercise last week could be salvaged. However, for safety reasons, the cable car will have to stand still for a longer period of time.
Weapons, art and jewelry over the millennia are on display at the "Restless Times, Archaeology in Germany" exhibition in Berlin. Europeans, that much is clear, were constantly on the go.
Hong Kong's flagship airline Cathay Pacific caused a stir on social media after accidentally spelling its name wrong on an aeroplane.
Three days before the start of the Munich Oktoberfest on Saturday (22.09. - 07.10.) Lufthansa is sending its crew on their journey in Bavarian costume. And there's draught beer on board!
The sculpture of a gigantic head looking across the Thames and changing colour at night according to the mood of the viewer is the latest attraction on London's trendy South Bank.
Now tourists can digitally trace the history of the German capital. The new app ABOUT BERLIN takes you to authentic locations and touching events throughout Berlin on the path of freedom.
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.
Cathedral, pilgrimage place and coronation church of German kings — in 1978, Aachen Cathedral was the first building in Germany to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A festival week will celebrate the anniversary.
The 2,600-year-old burial chamber of the "Celtic Princess of the Danube" was first discovered near Stuttgart in 2010. Years later, it's still puzzling archaeologists.
In the age of wristwatches and smartphones, the importance of public clocks for reading time has disappeared. But many of them are and remain beautiful. In these cities it is worth looking up:
The Munich Oktoberfest, known as the Wiesn, begins on September 22. Six million visitors are expected during 17 days of fun. A lot is tolerated, but not all is desired. Here's an etiquette guide to the Wiesn.
The Berlin Underworlds Association has put together a new exhibition which displays the architecture and urban planning for Germany's capital during the Nazi era.
Where is most of Germany's wine produced? Who began cultivating the vineyards? What extinct volcanoes make the Eifel a natural attraction? Test your knowledge of Rhineland-Palatinate.
The East Frisian islands of Norderney, Borkum and Juist are captivating, with their long, sandy beaches and the impressive tidal mud flats of the Wadden Sea. More and more vacationers are coming to the North Sea coast.
The German National Tourist Board asked tourists from abroad to vote for their favorite attractions in Germany in 2017. Here are the Top 10 in 360-degree videos, presented by DW reporter Elisabeth Yorck von Wartenburg.
Lukas Stege is spending a day exploring Münster in North Rhine-Westphalia. The city is considered a pioneer when it comes to sustainability, and was once the setting of an event that shaped European history.
A summer tour from the plaza of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall to the sandy beach in Oevelgönne
The Spreewald in Brandenburg is an ideal spot for slowing down.
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From the old town to the beach, Tel Aviv is lively and well worth a visit!
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Check-in viewer Diego Gamboa lives in Uruguay's capital Montevideo. He guides us through his city.
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