Germany Travel & Recreation
German found dead in Seberang Jaya hotel room - Nation
Start-Up Foodspring - 22 Mio. Euro, um uns schlanker zu machen
Away from Home: Wittenberg, Germany
'Hug A Canadian': Why Germany Issued Hilarious Travel Advisory
Polar Bear Cub At Berlin Zoo Opens Its Eyes
Birth of Baby Polar Bear at German Zoo Caught on Camera
This German train concept could make commuting actually fun
An Aussie breakfast in Berlin | Euromaxx
2018-03-10 12:08:34 Allan Bourbon has imported that classic Aussie brunch snack, a poppy seed bagel with avocado and salmon, from Bondi Beach to Berlin. It's a favorite dish at his cozy café, Allan's Breakfast Club.   Read More ...
Travel industry bullish despite bottleneck
2018-03-09 18:01:12 The Zimbabwe travel and tourism industry remain bullish about 2018 in spite of figures suggesting a dramatic drop in demand from the German market, it has been learnt. By Wisdom Mdzungairi in BERLIN. This came as major tourism players in the country stepped up marketing of the natural attractions in the country to tempt more tourists away from the crowded Victoria Falls   Read More ...
Bartlett is World's Tourism Minister of the Year
2018-03-08 22:31:54 BERLIN, Germany — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett was today awarded Worldwide Tourism Minister of the Year by the prestigious Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) in Berlin, Germany. Jamaica also received the PATWA International Travel Award 2017 for the Best Destination for Adventure Tourism. Other awardees included Qatar Airways -- Airline of the Year; India Best Destination – Heritage; and the US State of California's Napa Valley, Best Destination -- Wine Tourism   Read More ...
SA among other giants at the ITB Berlin travel exhibition, Germany
2018-03-07 21:11:17 South Africa is competing on the world stage as Germany hosts the ITB Berlin travel exhibition. It's the world's largest tourism trade show, with at least 184 countries and regions taking part. The trade show runs until the 11th of March.   Read More ...
Turkey asks Germany to change travel advice, extradite Kurd
2018-03-06 16:38:38 BERLIN (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister is urging Germany to reconsider its travel advice for his country, which has seen a slump in German tourists in recent years. Mevlut Cavusoglu says the guidance, which warns against travel to southern provinces and the arbitrary arrest of German citizens, doesn't reflect "good friendly relations" between the two countries. Before a meeting with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, Cavusoglu said Turkey was no less safe than European cities   Read More ...
Turkey asks Germany to change travel advice, extradite Kurd
2018-03-06 16:12:21 BERLIN – Turkey's foreign minister is urging Germany to reconsider its travel advice for his country, which has seen a slump in German tourists in recent years. Mevlut Cavusoglu says the guidance, which warns against travel to southern provinces and the arbitrary arrest of German citizens, doesn't reflect "good friendly relations" between the two countries. Before a meeting with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, Cavusoglu said Turkey was no less safe than European cities   Read More ...
German found dead in Seberang Jaya hotel room - Nation
2018-03-06 03:03:48 BUKIT MERTAJAM: A German man was found dead, apparently from a heart attack, in a hotel room in Seberang Jaya. Seberang Perai Tengah OCPD Asst Comm Nik Ros Azhan Nik Abdul Hamid said the body of 56-year-old Ralf Der was found by a friend at 8.20am yesterday. He said Der, who worked for an electronics company in Malaysia, had been staying at the hotel since Feb 24 on business   Read More ...
Start-Up Foodspring - 22 Mio. Euro, um uns schlanker zu machen
2018-03-03 23:48:21 Ihre Nahrungsmittel unterstützen „konzentrierteres Arbeiten“ und „besseres Schlafen“. Super-Food nennt die Brache, was das Start-up Foodspring in Berlin vermarktet und in 17 Länder der Welt verkauft. Das sind Protein-Müslis und Diät-Shakes für Muskelauf- und Fettabbau. 2018 wollen sie damit „einen oberen zweistelligen Millionenumsatz“ machen. Jetzt hat Fonterra, Danone-Konkurrent und einer der größten Molkereikonzerne der Welt, in das Berliner Start-up investiert. Foodspring bekommt 22 Millionen Euro neues Kapital   Read More ...
Away from Home: Wittenberg, Germany
2018-02-25 15:31:20 Comments: Celebrating the 500th year of Martin Luther and the Reformation by touring the sites of Germany with Rev./Dr. Ernie and Marti Simmons. Jennifer Bailey-Dejong, West Fargo. Send us your snapshots. This is a regular feature that runs in The Forum's Travel section, where readers give us a taste of their vacation. Send us your best vacation photographs from this year's trip, and we'll publish the best shots   Read More ...
'Don't gloat': Germans get Canada travel advice after Olympic hockey shock
2018-02-24 10:02:00 BERLIN (AFP) - German tourists planning a trip to Canada received some tongue-in-cheek advice from their government Friday after their unheralded ice hockey team dumped mighty Canada out of the Winter Olympics, being warned not to gloat at their guests. Germany completed a shock run to their first men's Olympic hockey final by dethroning the two-time defending champions Canada 4-3 in Pyeongchang to book a gold medal showdown against Olympic Athletes from Russia   Read More ...
'Hug A Canadian': Why Germany Issued Hilarious Travel Advisory
2018-02-24 08:33:45 German tourists planning a trip to Canada received some tongue-in-cheek advice from their government Friday after their unheralded ice hockey team dumped mighty Canada out of the Winter Olympics. Germany completed a shock run to their first men's Olympic hockey final by dethroning the two-time defending champions Canada 4-3 in Pyeongchang to book a gold medal showdown against Olympic Athletes from Russia   Read More ...
Germany's Bosch snaps up US commuter app
2018-02-21 19:02:26 FRANKFURT AM MAIN (AFP) - The world's largest car parts supplier Bosch leapt into ride-sharing services Wednesday, announcing the takeover of US commuter carpooling startup Splitting Fares. Stuttgart-based Bosch did not say how much it paid for the Detroit-based firm, also known as SPLT, which was founded in 2015. In a market that has been dominated in recent years by taxi-style giants such as Uber and Lyft, Bosch said it saw development opportunities in the sector for companies to offer ride-sharing services to their employees   Read More ...
Hühnchen-Engpass bei Kentucky Fried Chicken: Hunderte Filialen in Großbritannien können nicht öffnen
2018-02-19 19:43:24 Die Fast-Food-Kette Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) sieht sich seit dem Wochenende gezwungen, Hunderte Filialen in Großbritannien geschlossen zu lassen. KFC erklärte das Problem mit dem Abschluss eines neuen Vertrags mit DHL. Der Lieferdienst habe "ein paar Anlaufschwierigkeiten gehabt", laut KFC ist es "sehr komplex, frisches Hühnerfleisch in 900 Filialen zu liefern". Erst im November hatte DHL angekündigt, die Lieferungen für den Fast-Food-Riesen in Zukunft zu übernehmen   Read More ...
Saving Kenya's endangered sea turtles | DW English
2018-02-16 18:10:45 Am 16.02.2018 veröffentlicht Ocean Trust, a conservation group in Watamu on the Kenyan coast, is looking after the needs of sea turtles. With the help of locals, activists are especially protective of the injured and nesting females.See more videos in our playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...Saving sea turtles with GPS: http://www.dw.com/en/saving-sea-turtl   Read More ...
Gault-Millau: Chef Dirk Hoberg is "Rising Star" for 2018 | DW English
2018-02-16 18:10:34 Am 16.02.2018 veröffentlicht Dirk Hoberg is head chef at ‘Ophelia’ -- a two-star restaurant on the shores of Lake Constance. Now, Gault-Millau has named him its “Rising Star" for 2018. Hoberg brings fresh new ideas to gourmet cuisine.See more videos in our playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list   Read More ...
Cologne city guide: Where to eat, drink and stay in Germany’s cultural hub
2018-02-07 11:05:55 Known for its towering gothic cathedral, commanding position on the Rhine and a bonkers annual carnival, Cologne is the cultural hub of Germany’s north-west. It suffered during WWII bombings – hence there is a fair bit of concrete around – but the modern, urban side of the city is every bit as interesting as the twee, time-warp that is the old town   Read More ...
Trains, planes and ferries across Europe disrupted by winter storm
2018-01-19 09:06:36 A winter storm sweeping west across northern Europe has left travel chaos in its wake - leading to the temporary closure of Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, the suspension of all rail services in Germany’s most populous state, North Rhine-Westphalia and widespread delays and cancellations elsewhere. Europe's third busiest airport closed completely for around two hours, due to winds gusting to 70mph or more near the Dutch capital   Read More ...
Britin verliert halbes Körpergewicht - Dieses Pin-up-Girl war süchtig nach Fast Food
2018-01-16 12:00:57 „Meine Fast-Food-Sucht aufzugeben, war das Beste, was ich je getan habe, und ich bin so stolz auf das, was ich erreicht habe“, sagt die 24-jährige Rose Hughes aus Birmingham (Großbritannien). Doch bis dahin war es ein weiter Weg … Sie nahm knapp die Hälfte ihres 143kg-Körpergewichts ab und arbeitete sich mit gesunder Ernährung und viel Sport zum Unterwäsche-Modell. Für „TheSun“ rechnete Rose aus, dass sie in einem Jahr bis zu 16 000 Pfund (etwa 18 000 Euro) für Fast Food ausgegeben habe   Read More ...
Ice-Cold Art: The polar bear photographer | Euromaxx
2018-01-13 12:08:26 Nature photographer Norbert Rosing has roamed the Arctic for decades. He lies in wait in icy temperatures to capture very special photographs of polar bears and other shy Arctic animals.   Read More ...
Venice's battle against colossal cruise ships | DW English
2018-01-05 18:09:19 The massive cruise ships that dock in Venice are threatening the city's delicate and venerable cultural heritage, while the hordes of tourists that flood the city are increasingly annoying local residents. For more videos go to: http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/envi   Read More ...
Suya - traditional Nigerian cuisine for the modern palate | DW English
2018-01-05 00:08:34 Every country in the world has its own national dish. Suya - thin slices of meat on a skewer, coated in special spices and baked in an oven - is one of Nigeria's. DW reporter Jan Philipp Scholz went to Lagos to sample the best Suya in town. For more DW news go to http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/s-9097 Find more international cuisine on http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/50-k... For our Environment Magazine on Africa go to http://www.dw.com/en/tv/eco-at-africa   Read More ...
Berlin's newest polar bear dies after 26 days
2018-01-03 16:45:27 A polar bear cub at Germany's Tierpark zoo has died after 26 days. The female cub, who had not yet been named, was found dead on January 2, the Berlin zoo said in a statement. She was born to 8-year-old mother Tonja and 6-year-old father Wolodja on December 7, 2017. “We were all aware of the high mortality rate for polar bear cubs in the first few weeks, but this is still tragic news and we are deeply saddened,” said Tierpark polar bear keeper Dr Florian Sicks   Read More ...
Germany: Berlin's polar bear Tonja bids farewell to yet another cub
2018-01-03 11:03:59 Tierpark Berlin bid farewell to another polar bear cub, which was found dead when the zoo reopened on Tuesday after the New Year's holidays. Dehydration is reportedly what cause the death of the 26-day-old cub. The cub, which had not yet been given a name, made headlines when its first moments were captured on CCTV cameras installed in its mother Tonja's enclosure. Later it was discovered that the newly born bear had a twin who had died. Unfortunately, this is not the first tragedy for Tonja. Just last autumn, the eight-year-old polar bear gave a birth to another two cubs; one of which died immediately, and the other, Fritz, succumbed to illness at the aged of four months   Read More ...
Germany: Berlin's polar bear Tonja bids farewell to yet another cub *ARCHIVE*
2018-01-03 08:02:16 CRIPT Tierpark Berlin bid farewell to another polar bear cub, which was found dead when the zoo reopened on Tuesday after the New Year's holidays. Dehydration is reportedly what cause the death of the 26-day-old cub. Mandatory credits: Berlin Zoo and Tierpark Berlin Subscribesubscribe Video ID: 20180103 006 Video on Demand: Contact: cd@ruptly.tv Twitter: Facebook:   Read More ...
Berlin mourns sudden death of month-old polar bear cub
2018-01-02 21:01:50 BERLIN (AFP) - A polar bear cub born in a Berlin zoo has died after just 26 days, officials said Tuesday, the second such bereavement for the German capital in a year. "We know that mortality among cubs is very high in the first weeks, but we are still depressed and it's making us sad," said Florian Sicks, polar bear keeper at the Tierpark in the east of the city   Read More ...
Frankfurt on the fly: A long layover allows for a walking tour of the German city
2017-12-30 07:45:57 In the just-waking hours of a cool, misty morning, we slipped into Frankfurt, Germany, the way dreams slide between vivid reality and hazy memory: surreal and ephemeral. A smiling woman wearing a hairnet reached over a counter, and speaking neither English nor German, offered my daughter a cold, skinny frankfurter. We sleepily wandered through meandering lanes flanked by medieval, half-timbered houses that could have been the backdrop to a Brothers Grimm fairy tale   Read More ...
Polar Bear Cub At Berlin Zoo Opens Its Eyes
2017-12-29 19:06:42 A three-week-old polar bear cub at a Berlin zoo has opened its eyes for the first time. The zoo said on Friday that the still unnamed cub could also hold its head up by itself. (Dec. 29) Subscribe for more Breaking News Get updates and more Breaking News here The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings   Read More ...
Swiss cruise ship collides with motorway bridge in Germany
2017-12-27 15:34:21 At least 25 people have been injured after a Swiss cruise ship carrying 129 passengers crashed into a motorway bridge in Germany, local media report. The 100-metre-long (328ft) vessel was travelling on the Rhine river when it struck a pillar of the bridge near the western city of Duisburg on Tuesday. Most of the injuries were described as minor. Four people were transferred to hospital but released on Wednesday   Read More ...
Bristol airport flights halted after plane skids off runway
2017-12-22 14:36:22 On the busiest day of the winter for travel, Bristol airport is closed because of an incident involving a BMI jet. The Embraer 145 aircraft had just landed from Frankfurt, an hour behind schedule, and left the runway while taxiing to the terminal. None of the 25 people on board were hurt. The airport said: “Passengers were disembarked and returned to the terminal by coach   Read More ...
Heavy Snow in Germany Creates Travel Woes
2017-12-18 18:00:31 Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Heavy Snow in Germany Creates Travel Woes Heavy snowfall on Monday led to considerable difficulties for motorists and air travelers in western and southwestern parts of Germany. (Dec 18) Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
Germany: The BEAR necessities! Newborn polar bear drinks milk from mum's teat
2017-12-14 11:02:03 A six-day old polar bear was spotted drinking from its mother's teat, in a tender moment captured in Berlin's Tierpark zoo on Tuesday. Footage shows the cub, whose gender is still unknown, breastfeeding, while its mother licks and nurtures its offspring. Video ID: 20171214 004 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: cd@ruptly.tv Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly.   Read More ...
Polar Bear at German Zoo Surprisingly Delivers Baby Cub — and the Whole Thing Was Caught on Camera
2017-12-10 03:02:45 Tierpark Berlin just got one adorable new attraction! On Thursday, a polar bear named Tonja at the German animal park gave birth to a baby cub — and her labor and first few moments with the new addition were caught on camera and released on Tierpark Berlin’s YouTube page. The still-unnamed baby polar bear — who is only about 30 centimeters long and, like all polar bears, came into the world deaf and blind — has since been seen nuzzling up to his mother   Read More ...
Birth of Baby Polar Bear at German Zoo Caught on Camera
2017-12-09 19:08:14 BERLIN (AP) — Berlin’s Tierpark zoo is celebrating the birth of a polar bear, nine months after its mother lost a cub. Footage posted on social media shows mother Tonja tenderly licking the unnamed cub shortly after its birth Thursday. A second cub was stillborn. The zoo, in the eastern part of the German capital, said Friday that the new polar bear is about the size of a guinea pig and has already been heard suckling   Read More ...
Berlin zoo celebrates polar bear birth, caught on camera
2017-12-09 15:30:33 BERLIN (AP) — Berlin's Tierpark zoo is celebrating the birth of a polar bear, nine months after its mother lost a cub. Footage posted on social media shows mother Tonja tenderly licking the unnamed cub shortly after its birth Thursday. A second cub was stillborn. The zoo, in the eastern part of the German capital, said Friday that the new polar bear is about the size of a guinea pig and has already been heard suckling   Read More ...
CUTE ALERT! Berlin's newborn baby bear kissed by mummy
2017-12-09 04:30:48 A polar bear by the name of Tonja gave a birth to a cub at Berlin Zoo on Thursday, as shown in footage released on Friday. Video ID: 20171209 008 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: cd@ruptly.tv Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly.   Read More ...
New High-Speed Train Just Made Traveling From Berlin to Munich a Lot Faster
2017-12-09 02:02:36 And you'll be able to see the beautiful German countryside. A new high-speed rail line operated by the German company Deutsche Bahn will allow passengers to travel the 363-mile distance between the cities of Berlin and Munich in less than four hours. Currently, the quickest way to travel between the two cities takes six hours by train, but the new line will get customers there in just three hours and 55 minutes   Read More ...
Berlin zoo on survival watch for newborn polar bear
2017-12-08 16:42:46 BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin’s Tierpark zoo is anxiously waiting to see if a polar bear cub survives its first few days, when the likelihood of it dying is especially high, the zoo’s director said. The cub’s sibling was stillborn and was eaten by its mother Tonja overnight, the zoo said. The polar bear is the offspring of Tonja, 8, and Wolodja, 6, whose first cub, Fritz, died at four months in March, following complications from a liver inflammation   Read More ...
Plot to extort DHL has Germans on edge during holiday season
2017-12-04 18:03:32 A murky plot to extort money from delivery giant DHL Express has many Germans on edge during the busy holiday shipping season.On Monday, a package delivered by DHL to the Thuringia state governor's office and at first feared to be bearing a hand grenade brought police out to investigate.The online message outlining the DHL extortion demand mentioned a similar package that was sent to an online company in Frankfurt an der Oder at the beginning of November and had started burning when it was opened, prosecutors said   Read More ...
Hamburg is the best city for a night out according to new study
2017-12-04 11:05:02 Hamburg, Germany’s second city, beat New York, Paris and London to be ranked as the “best night out in the world” in a new study. Online booking service HostelWorld examined how residents of 41 cities across 27 countries rate the nightlife in their area based on five categories: quality of the nightlife; openness and friendliness of the locals; how safe people feel; how easy it is to get around; and cost   Read More ...
Euromaxx Highlights for December 2, 2017 | DW English
2017-12-03 00:05:45 In this edition: winter shopping sprees, a gingerbread town in Norway, the Polish winter resort Zakopane, Gault&Millau's chef of 2017 and a ski workshop in southern Germany. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/euromaxx/s-7555.   Read More ...