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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...

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...

Deutsche Bahn relies more on ICE

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From next weekend, German passengers will have new offers - but also higher prices. With the timetable change, journeys on...

Italy starts vacation season despite Corona

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

The curfew also applies to BER Airport

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For a good two weeks now, many counties and cities have been enforcing a nighttime curfew when the incidence exceeds 100....

Travel during the Easter holidays: what is allowed

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

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,...

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...

Icelandic Seasons limited edition photobook available

Icelandic Seasons' breathtaking photography
The master photographer Martin Schulz is a true friend of Iceland. He has visited the country 15 times and he has...

California dreaming

Monte Rio Cottages, a refuge from city life
As oktoberfest season is upon us, we are left with the daunting prospect of a rather wet and chilly run-up to the even...

181º Oktoberfest 2014

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

Nine-euro ticket for local transport have been finalized

Barely four weeks before its planned launch, the Berlin-Brandenburg Transport Association (VBB) on Friday announced...
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Entry rules will be extended until the end of May

Corona rules will continue to apply for vacation returnees entering Germany for the time being. The federal cabinet...
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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...

Spahn: Further travel restrictions not necessary

The EU has already had several painful experiences with border closures during the Corona pandemic. In the first phase,...

Thailand allows vaccinated Germans to enter without quarantine

Germans vaccinated against the coronavirus will soon be allowed to travel to Thailand again without having to go into...
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How to double the vacation time in 2022

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...
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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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Holiday returns: these are the new rules of entry

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

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

Travel and Corona, latest rules

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

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...
Timeout in Apulia - where better to unwind after the long cold winter and wet spring.

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

"Cornetti" filled with vanilla cream and cappuccino with lots of foamed milk for breakfast. The morning sun gently...
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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....
FESTUNG Marienberg Castle

Travelling by the Romantic Road

The Romantic Road is one of the main destinations chosen when you travel across Germany. It is a trip through medieval...