North Manhattan: This is a place tourists almost never find in New York

City trips North of Manhattan Tourists almost never find this place in New York New York has a new tourist attraction. The High Bridge was opened in the far north of Manhattan. If you cross it, you stand in the Bronx, the opposite of fashionable Manhattan. Published on 07/29/2015 | Reading time: 3 minutes The […]

USA: autumn blues? But not in New York!

In autumn, one thing in Europe becomes particularly important: melancholy. It’s very different in New York. Here autumn is the golden season. Finally you can take to the streets without hesitation. Published on 11/04/2013 | Reading time: 3 minutes In New York, the autumn days are not gray. Instead, the sky glows blue and the […]

Holidays in Germany: Tips for city trips in the west

Kleve: Where Lohengrin shed a tear Richard Wagner moved the plot of his “Lohengrin” to Antwerp. Of course, this is total nonsense, because the river over which the swan pulled the hero in the night and later back was the Kermisdahl. It flows rather sluggishly at the foot of the Schwanenburg, and that is the […]

In the zoo at Pandas & Co .: A new era begins for the animals

City trips At Pandas & Co. A new era begins for the animals in the zoo Because of Corona, zoos were closed for weeks. This has also affected the behavior of its residents. Now most of the zoos have reopened, the rush is enormous. The animals also feel this change. Status: 07:29 a.m. | Reading […]

Israel in Corona times: Hope and Prayer in the Holy Land

“It is sad to see the holy places so deserted,” says Wajeeh Nuseibeh. “Just as you cannot imagine heaven without people, you want to see people praying and lighting candles.” For 45 years, Nuseibeh has been sitting at the gate to Jerusalem’s oldest church and watching the pilgrims enter. Now they are gone. The gateway […]

Hotels in Spain: what could a vacation look like despite Corona?

Dhe 290 beds have been made. The water is in the pools, the staff on standby. The only thing missing at the “Hotel Bonsol” in Mallorca is the guests. Hardly had the season started in February after hibernation than Corona had already ended it in mid-March. But the general manager Martin Xamena sees the few […]

Holidays in Germany: Tips for city trips in the south

Bayreuth: Beyond Richard Wagner So really typical Bayreuth is the Upper Franconian city in high summer when the temperatures rise to more than 30 degrees Celsius. The beige stones of the historic old town store the heat, they turn the center into an oven, and visitors are forced to stop in one of the numerous […]

Why there are so many Swiss people all over the world

Dhe Münsterland knows how to surprise. At Anholt, near the German-Dutch border, the landscape changes completely unexpectedly: two mountain sticks tower up unexpectedly from a largely rock-free park landscape. Although significantly smaller, they resemble Rigi and Pilatus in the Confederation. It is not a coincidence. The Anholter Switzerland landscape park, created in the 19th century, […]

Holidays in Germany: Tips for city trips in the north

Husum: anything but a gray city “You gray city by the sea” Theodor Storm called his home Husum in 1851 in his poem “The City”. “Dumm Tüüch” – “stupid stuff”, find today’s Husum, and on the tourism website Husum quasi shows his famous son a bird by presenting himself as a “colorful city with short […]

In times of Corona: Get out of there, every day!

opinion In times of Corona Get out, every day! At the moment, all of our freedom of movement is severely restricted. But walking is allowed – and helps. Our author believes that anyone who likes to go on long hikes will find it even easier. Status: 05:54 a.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes The Germans […]