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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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Germany's 16 states: Saxony

Culture meets nature in Saxony: A mere 40 kilometers (25 mi) lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains.

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In Brazil's Amazon, a jungle hike to the…

A giant, 900-year-old Amazon tree is the destination of eco-friendly hikes through the rainforest near Santarém in northern Brazil. Ecotourism helps to preserve it and to protect the nature reserve...

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Quiz: What do you know about Prague?

Joining the masses of tourists on Charles Bridge is as much part of a visit to Prague as beer and dumplings. But what else does the city have to offer?...

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Germany's 16 states: Schleswig-Holstein

White sandy beaches, red-white lighthouses and a constant steady breeze shape the coasts of Schleswig-Holstein. The northern coastal state boasts two seas to explore: the North Sea and the Baltic...

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Cairo: Where ancient history meets moder…

Travel guide Lonely Planet has ranked Cairo among the top city destinations for 2020. DW reporter Eesha Kheny made her way to Egypt to find out what makes the city...

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Quiz: What do you know about Florence?

Florence is considered the cradle of the Renaissance: its center is an open-air museum; the Uffizi is filled with world-class artworks. How well do you know this Tuscan city? Test...

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Germany's 16 states: Baden-Württemberg

A selfie in front of the ruins of Heidelberg Castle and winter sports in the Black Forest are just two good reasons to visit Baden-Württemberg.

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Where in Germany do you find it most bea…

Almost 6,000 users sent us their answers to this question. We have now drawn the winner of a pre-Christmas visit to Germany.

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Win with your travel video

Travel enthusiasts take note: Do you love to travel and capture your holiday destinations on video? Then send us your best travel video and you could win a smartphone.

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