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Vienna runway can go ahead

Austria's constitutional court on Thursday overturned a landmark ruling that had blocked Vienna airport's plans to build a third runway because of climate change worries.

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Tourism expert: 'Many say they want to t…

People are now aware of climate change. But almost no one wants to do without a holiday flight or cruise. A CO2 tax could change that, says tourism expert Wolfgang...

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Go east! A trip to Berlin's district of …

Marzahn is considered a lost cause as far as tourism is concerned: ugly and barren. The district is known for prefabricated buildings, unemployment and a lack of prospects. This made...

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Holidays off the beaten path: What's rea…

Voluntourism is one of the fastest growing trends in travel. But can volunteering in faraway countries save the world ? Or are such epic journeys actually more about finding —...

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Germany's 16 states: Mecklenburg-Western…

Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is home to seaside resorts once nicknamed "Berlin's bathtub," and is ideal for waterside holidays — from the Baltic Sea coast to the Mecklenburg lake district.

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Is Montevideo South America's best-kept …

When it comes to travel in Latin America, Uruguay is often overlooked among international visitors. But with a rich culture and youthful vibe, its capital Montevideo might just be one...

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La Fête des Vignerons: Switzerland's big…

A spectacular show, music and dance: the Fête des Vignerons attracts about a million visitors. The festival celebrates not only wine but also one of Switzerland's most scenic regions.

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Sour grapes: Climate change pushing wine…

Global warming is fast becoming a concern for the wine industry. But while traditional wine-growing regions might only yield raisins in 30 years' time, other areas around the world are...

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A look back: Europe by train

DW reporters Giulia Saudelli and Luisa von Richthofen traveled through Europe for three weeks with an Interrail ticket. Accompanied by good wishes from the editors and numerous followers on Instagram...

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Germany's 16 states: Saarland

It's easy to relax in Saarland, far from mass tourism. Michelin-starred cuisine, a Franco-German way of life and the world's first industrial UNESCO World Heritage site are the pride of...

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