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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...

Lufthansa demands use of more modern scanner technology

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Lufthansa German Airlines has called for the use of more modern scanner technology at security checkpoints. "There is...

Lufthansa boss expects no improvement in flight chaos until winter

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Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr has put passengers in the mood for further difficulties in air traffic. The situation, which...

Top 10 things to do Victoria Falls

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If you are ending up on the Zimbabwean side of the Victoria Falls after a mobile camping safari like we did, or happen to...

Brandenburg BER investigation committee to clarify delays and costs

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Around one and a half years after the opening of the BER airport, a committee of inquiry has begun in the Brandenburg...

How to double the vacation time in 2022

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Employees in Germany have an average of 28.3 vacation days per year. But if you're smart about it, you can take up to 63...

Holiday returns: these are the new rules of entry

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For vacation returnees and other entrants to Germany, uniform Corona rules will apply nationwide starting this Thursday....

Is Denmark vacation allowed?

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Restaurants, museums, cinemas: After a very tough Corona lockdown, Denmark is now planning a long-term return to normalcy....

A Travel Guide to Rome

Rome, Italy is a popular holiday destination. With over 4.2 million visitors each year, it's easy to get lost in the...

Munich holidays: the best things to do and see

Munich is a wonderful city to discover the most precious and authentic side of Germany. The top things to do and see are...

Munich on a budget

Munich on a budget
Many budget travellers find Munich a tricky place to visit, as the average prices are higher here than elsewhere in...

Out of the blues and into the blue - timeout in Apulia

Timeout in Apulia - where better to unwind after the long cold winter and wet spring.
"Cornetti" filled with vanilla cream and cappuccino with lots of foamed milk for breakfast. The morning sun gently...

Travelling by the Romantic Road

FESTUNG Marienberg Castle
The Romantic Road is one of the main destinations chosen when you travel across Germany. It is a trip through medieval...
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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...
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Summer flight chaos: British Airways cancels 10,300 flights

Summer is here. Finally, you can stay outside again until late in the evening and enjoy the well-deserved rays of the sun...
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Faeser announces easier influx of workers in the hospitality industry

According to the special regulation for airport staff, the federal government is also planning a simplified immigration of...
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Vacations: what is significantly more expensive in Italy, Spain and Croatia

Summer vacation in 2022 will be more difficult in several respects: On the one hand, the Corona figures are currently...

Summer 2022: countries with most tourists infected with Corona

The summer vacations are just around the corner in many German states, and there are often hardly any rules regarding the...
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Flight cancellations at BER since early Friday morning

Warning strikes have been affecting airline Easyjet's flights at the capital's BER airport since early Friday morning....
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Bahn speaks of expected high passenger volume to tourist destinations

The travel wave at Whitsun and the nine-euro ticket have led to sometimes overcrowded regional trains and delays. "As...
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5 Reasons why you should plan your Safari with an expert

Going on safari in Africa is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and high up on the bucket list of many people. And if it...
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Despite individual corona rules - the Balearic island expects a mass rush

Mallorca stands for tourism. Mallorca lives from tourism. Mallorca expects after two years of coronavirus pandemic again a...

Berlin airport starts Easter baggage system issues

Shortly before the start of the Easter vacations, there were problems with baggage handling and waiting times for...
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Longer waiting times at BER again

Passengers at the capital's BER airport will once again have to prepare for longer waiting times at check-in during the...
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Italy starts vacation season despite Corona

"Book now, we look forward to seeing you!" With these words, Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi is now courting tourists....
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Mallorca attracts tourists with corona insurance

This summer, it's a matter of survival for Mallorca, Europe's most visited vacation island. In the last Corona year, the...
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The curfew also applies to BER Airport

For a good two weeks now, many counties and cities have been enforcing a nighttime curfew when the incidence exceeds 100....
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Munich top 10 tourist questions and answers

While the pandemic has hit hard, Germany like all other nations has taken measures to stave off its spread. Bavaria's...
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Travel during the Easter holidays: what is allowed

The Corona lockdown in Germany is going into a further extension until April 18. As before, travel is only to take place...

Travel and Corona, latest rules

The Corona lockdown in Germany is going into another extension until March 28. This time with opening opportunities for...

Japan Travel Guide: Nara

In preparation for Japan 2020, we take a look at various elements of Japanese life and culture, as well as travel tips,...

Top 5 Places to Visit in Germany

Settled in the very heart of Europe, Germany is the seventh largest country and the second most populated in the Old...

Creating your own 'Thrilla in Manila' when travelling to the Philippines

Back in October 1975, the third and final bout between boxing legends Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier took place in the...

Festivals to attend in 2017

Festivals are awesome as you get to meet a lot of people and learn different things. Some festivals are held at the...
Icelandic Seasons' breathtaking photography

Icelandic Seasons limited edition photobook available

The master photographer Martin Schulz is a true friend of Iceland. He has visited the country 15 times and he has...
Triporia uses Streetview to help you decide

Hotel comparison that no hotel can hide from

We've always shown a keen interest in Travel technology, so when we came across Triporia, a London startup that focuses on...
Monte Rio Cottages, a refuge from city life

California dreaming

As oktoberfest season is upon us, we are left with the daunting prospect of a rather wet and chilly run-up to the even...
Classic cars at cuban streets Foto Luciana Palacios

Travelling to Cuba, history and beaches

Let's start our trip in La Havana, the capital city of Cuba, a city in which time has stood still since the sixties....
Oktoberfest beer tents overview

181º Oktoberfest 2014

" O' zapft is! " it means " is already open", the Mayor opens at twelve o'clock of the night the first beer keg in the...