Category Archives: Culture

TripAdvisor relaunches as a social network

The world’s largest travel portal, TripAdvisor, has completed its long-announced transformation into a social travel network. At its launch on November 13, however, there was still no final version. Continue reading

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Prague is super pretty but super packed

For a city which relies highly on tourism, Prague is facing the strain of its own beauty. Many consider it an overcrowded and overrated experience. DW’s Eesha Kheny shares her Prague impressions. Continue reading

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Acropolis remained closed – tourists are angry

Almost all ancient sites and museums in Greece were closed due to a strike by museum guards and employees of the Ministry of Culture on Thursday. Continue reading

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Opera soprano Montserrat Caballé dies, age 85

Critics and audiences the world over viewed Caballé as one of the great opera divas. DW takes a look at her successes and triumphs across diverse genres. Continue reading

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Discover Aachen, Charlemagne’s capital city

Over the course of history, Aachen has gained a reputation by transforming itself from an ancient city of power into a modern hub of education. DW’s Eesha Kheny checked it out for us. Continue reading

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La Chaux-de-Fonds – City of watchmakers

Legendary luxury watch brands, for which Switzerland is known worldwide, originate from La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle. The watchmaking metropolis has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2009. Continue reading

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La Chaux-de-Fonds – City of watchmakers

Legendary luxury watch brands, for which Switzerland is known worldwide, originate from La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle. The watchmaking metropolis has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2009. Continue reading

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La Chaux-de-Fonds – City of watchmakers

Legendary luxury watch brands, for which Switzerland is known worldwide, originate from La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle. The watchmaking metropolis has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2009. Continue reading

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Tourism is booming again on Lampedusa

In 2013, after a refugee ship sank off the coast of Lampedusa, killing hundreds of people, the Italian island became synonymous worldwide with the global refugee crisis. Now after a slump, tourists have begun returning. Continue reading

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57 years since the building of the Berlin Wall

Berlin and Germany will commemorate the victims of the construction of the Berlin Wall 57 years ago. On August 13,1961 the East German leadership under Walter Ulbricht began constructing the Wall. Continue reading

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