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Disruption at several airports due to warning strikes

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Airline passengers must once again prepare for considerable delays and cancellations at several airports in Germany on...

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...

Eurowings expands at BER - twice as many destinations as of March 2023

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Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings is significantly increasing its base and services at BER Airport. This was announced by...

Massive disruption to rail traffic in northern Germany

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According to Deutsche Bahn, a technical malfunction is currently causing a complete standstill in long-distance traffic in...

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...

Beautiful Botswana - On Mobile Safari in the Okavango Delta

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hotel comparison that no hotel can hide from

Triporia uses Streetview to help you decide
We've always shown a keen interest in Travel technology, so when we came across Triporia, a London startup that focuses on...

Travelling to Cuba, history and beaches

Classic cars at cuban streets Foto Luciana Palacios
Let's start our trip in La Havana, the capital city of Cuba, a city in which time has stood still since the sixties....
Photo by Tomas Anton Escobar

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...

Quiet and relaxing places to visit in Buenos Aires

The city of Buenos Aires is really huge; its vast territory is composed of many neighborhoods of different characteristics...

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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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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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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Lufthansa suspends flights to Iran

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

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

Lufthansa pilots plan to paralyze their company's flight operations this Friday with an all-day strike. At shortly after...
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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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On Mobile Safari in the Okavango Delta - Part II

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

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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Pilot strike possible in August

After flight cancellations due to industry-wide bottlenecks in the aviation sector, Deutsche Lufthansa is now also...
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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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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...
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Top 10 things to do Victoria Falls

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

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...