From Wild River to Urban Oasis: Munich's Isar Renaturation Project Unveiled

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The Isar River, once a wild and untamed waterway in the 18th century, later tamed into a corseted canal, is now an urban...

10 Remarkable Destinations to Reach by Train in Less Than 5 Hours from Munich

Are you a traveler based in Munich looking to explore enchanting destinations without spending excessive time on...

More than 40,000 take-offs and landings planned at Munich Airport

The summer holidays in Bavaria begin at the end of July, as schools close for the academic year. Over 40,000 take-offs and...

FlyOne Commences Munich-Chisinau Flights Twice a Week

In a landmark development, FLYONE, the Moldovan airline, made its inaugural landing at Munich Airport on the 13th July,...

Flix updates 2023 summer timetable

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Flix announces the summer timetable for FlixBus and FlixTrain. The company is presenting the largest FlixBus network in...

Deutschland ticket for 49-euro

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The Deutschland ticket was available from the beginning of May. There are some special features if you purchase the ticket...

Thailand suffers from extreme heat wave

Large parts of Thailand are suffering from an unusually severe heat wave. Thai authorities are issuing health warnings as...

Munich S-Bahn: Major restrictions at the weekend

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The new electronic interlocking at Ostbahnhof is intended to ensure that the sometimes massive and frequent delays on...

The 29-euro ticket is to remain after the end of April

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Berliners are to be offered both the 29-euro ticket and the 9-euro social ticket beyond the end of April. This was agreed...

Hong Kong gives away 500 000 airline tickets

Hong Kong wants to welcome as many tourists as possible again after the end of the strict Corona measures - and is giving...

China punishes South Korea over imposed Corona entry hurdles

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For the first time, China has reacted with retaliatory measures against one of the countries that have imposed entry...

Five new underground trains are now running through the city

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Five new subway trains are now in service in Munich. But laymen might have a hard time recognizing them. Visually, the new...

Austria prepares for up to 40 centimeters of fresh snow

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Italy is on storm alert. Venice has activated the flood system "Moses". According to the flood forecast, levels of up to...

Lufthansa suspends flights to Iran

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Lufthansa cancelled its flights to the Iranian capital Tehran at short notice. Employees had previously found a body in...

Red-red-green wants to subsidize a nationwide ticket

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The SPD, the Greens and the Left want to offer the 49-euro ticket, which the federal and state governments agreed on...

Eurowings pilots strike on Thursday

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The pilots' union VC has announced a 24-hour strike at the Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings for Thursday. The union Cockpit...

Lufthansa pilots begin strike

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Lufthansa pilots plan to paralyze their company's flight operations this Friday with an all-day strike. At shortly after...

On Mobile Safari in the Okavango Delta - Part II

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This article is continued from Part I, located here. On day 4 of our mobile safari, the camp was broken up by the staff...

Pilot strike possible in August

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After flight cancellations due to industry-wide bottlenecks in the aviation sector, Deutsche Lufthansa is now also...

Lufthansa back in the profit zone

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The Lufthansa Group flew back into the profit zone in the spring. The still very lucrative cargo business and the...

Frühbucherrabatte für Mietwagen in Antalya: Vorteile und Einsparungspotenzial

Mietwagen sind eine beliebte Wahl fur Reisende, die die Freiheit und Flexibilitat haben mochten, ihre Destination in...

Exploring Alpine Bliss: The 12 Best "Almhütten" Around Munich

Nestled in the picturesque Bavarian Alps, Munich offers outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers an enchanting gateway to...
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Air China Resumes Daily Flights to Beijing on August 1, 2023

After a hiatus of over three years, the last Asian long-haul carrier has made its return to Munich Airport following the...
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What You Need to Know About the MVG 2024 Timetable

The MVG (Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft) has recently announced its new timetable changes for the upcoming year, and it is...

Train Travel in Europe Often More Expensive Than Flying

The age-old question of which mode of travel is cheaper, airplane or train, has been investigated by environmental...

A Day Trip to Chiemsee: Exploring Bavaria's Enchanting Lake

Nestled in the heart of Bavaria, just a stone's throw away from Munich, lies the enchanting Chiemsee - a sparkling gem...

Munich Ranks 3rd in Europe for "Friendliest Travel Destinations 2023"

In a travel company ranking, Munich made it to third place in the "friendliest travel destinations 2023", in all of...

Exploring the Enchanting Beauty: The 5 Best Parks in Munich

Munich, the vibrant capital of Bavaria, is not only known for its rich history and cultural attractions but also for its...
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Jackery solar generators steal spotlight at InterSolar 2023

Jackery, a leading manufacturer in the solar energy industry, has developed a wide and impressive range of useful...

Security at Bavarian airports to deploy 3D tech

Munich Airport's passenger and baggage checkpoints are becoming safer, faster, and more practical. Bavaria will activate...

New destinations from Munich Airport

The summer of 2023 will bring new destinations and a new airline to Munich Airport (MUC). The largest business in the...
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Deutschland-Ticket continues its success

The Germany ticket for 49 euros turns out to be an ongoing success. After the big rush in May, the Munich transport...
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Japan is relaxing corona guidelines for wearing masks

Germany has largely abolished the legal obligation to wear masks, Japan never had one. Since the beginning of the corona...
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Disruption at several airports due to warning strikes

Airline passengers must once again prepare for considerable delays and cancellations at several airports in Germany on...
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Verdi announces warning strikes in local transport sector

The warning strikes are to take place at the same time as a global climate strike by the Fridays for Future climate...
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Chaos at Frankfurt Airport after railroad construction work

Passengers unable to check in and board the plane - a major IT outage largely paralyzed operations at Europe's largest...
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Tickets for dogs are now also available online

Deutsche Bahn customers can now buy tickets for dogs as online tickets, not just on paper. A spokesperson for Deutsche...
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Significantly fewer traffic jams than before the pandemic

The volume of traffic jams in Germany last year remained significantly below that of the previous corona year 2019, despite...

Warning strike at BER

Due to a warning strike at BER, no passenger planes will take off from the capital's airport on Wednesday (January 25)....
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Travelers can demand money back because of Corona

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) strengthens the rights of vacationers in the event of Corona restrictions. Package...
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Traffic chaos in Munich

Numerous traffic lights failed in the Bavarian capital of Munich on Thursday afternoon. Initially, there was talk of a...
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Winter storm warnings in the USA

A winter storm that "only happens once in a generation" is threatening to throw off the Christmas plans of millions of...
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No free parking tickets for bike parking in Munich

A Berlin debate is spilling over into Munich. There, the Senate had announced that it would explicitly allow - and...
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British airports plan new rules

British airports plan to abolish rules on the amount of liquids in carry-on luggage within the next two years, according...
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Tourists flock to Potsdam again

The tourism industry in Potsdam has overcome the Corona crisis. The influx of guests is approaching the level seen before...
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Eurowings expands at BER - twice as many destinations as of March 2023

Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings is significantly increasing its base and services at BER Airport. This was announced by...
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Strike extends to buses and trains

The strikes at French refineries, which have been going on for about three weeks, are to spread on Tuesday to the...
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Second pilots' strike slows down Eurowings

Pilots of the airline Eurowings went on a three-day strike on Monday morning. The industrial action began as planned, said...

Deutsche Bahn presents timetable for 2023

Whether from Cologne to Munich, from Hamburg to Frankfurt or from Berlin to Warsaw: With the change in Deutsche Bahn's...
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Massive disruption to rail traffic in northern Germany

According to Deutsche Bahn, a technical malfunction is currently causing a complete standstill in long-distance traffic in...
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Cash payments on the bus

Berlin's House of Representatives is pushing to allow the purchase of tickets on buses with cash again. During a debate on...
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Lufthansa pilots receive 980 euros more per month

When the Vereinigung Cockpit union called for the second round of strikes in the wage dispute with Deutsche Lufthansa last...

Lufthansa calls for abolition of mandatory masks in air travel

Lufthansa has spoken out in favor of abolishing mandatory masks in air travel. "We rely on the personal responsibility of...
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Okavango Delta Mobile Safari - Part III

This article is continued from Part I, and Part II.  Ending our stay in Savuti with a lantern-lit dinner under the stars...
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Beautiful Botswana - On Mobile Safari in the Okavango Delta

Endless space, in the middle of wilderness, pure nature around you, special encounters, fascinating animal observations,...

Sixt profits from the new desire to travel

For years, Germans could hardly move around the world because of the Corona pandemic, but now they seem to want to relieve...
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Talks for the successor to the nine-euro ticket

Federal Transport Minister Volker Wissing (FDP) has shown himself to be open to a successor regulation for the nine-euro...
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Almost 10,000 canceled regional trains in spring

"The train is cancelled. The reason is short-term illness of the staff. We apologize for any inconvenience." Bad surprises...