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June 2022

"Forgotten World Highway" in New Zealand Whangamōmona: The village that declared itself a republic - including its own passport Visitors can have their passport stamped at the Whangamomona Hotel The village of Whangamomona in New Zealand declared its independence around 20 years

Empty oxygen bottles, old tents and sleeping bags as well as faeces: the highest mountain in the world has degenerated into a giant heap of rubbish. Climate change is only making the problem more visible. By Olivier Schulz Those who hike at

follow me Major order for Airbus: Qantas announces the longest non-stop flights in the world The works Airbus A350-1000 with the registration F-WMIL initially flew from Toulouse to Perth in Western Australia in 16.10 hours and then on to Sydney in

Onslaught from Pentecost Because of the 9-euro ticket: From June there is a risk of overloading regional transport From June, a cheap ticket for local and regional transport will be valid nationwide for three months, for 9 euros per month. The 9-euro ticket

packing help These ten outdoor gadgets ensure more comfort outdoors These ten outdoor gadgets can be an outdoor asset Excursions into nature are good for body and mind. Practical outdoor gadgets can be useful companions. It is important that they can be stowed

Hang loose Outdoor hammock: The garden trend for napping in between Hammocks are perfect for a little nap in between. For trekking and camping fans, they are a practical overnight option. Here are some buying tips for adventurers and families. All-inclusive on Malle

Former hippie stronghold Kathmandu High in the Himalayas: Nepal wants to legalize cannabis again A Sadhu at the Pashupatinath Temple near Kathmandu in Nepal 50 years ago, backpackers from all over the world came to Kathmandu to buy high-potency hash from the state-licensed

sanctions and flight bans "Russian air traffic will be set back by 10 to 20 years" A Sukhoi Superjet 100 of Russian airline Rossiya at Sochi International Airport. Russian airlines are also being targeted for Putin's war of aggression in Ukraine. Under the

Increasingly unpunctual: Delays at Deutsche Bahn are increasing Long walks at Stuttgart Central Station: A "long-distance hiking trail" leads to the platforms. The train is more unreliable than it has been for many years: almost a third of long-distance trains only reach

High energy prices So that there is less heating: the travel agency association wants to send pensioners south in winter retirees in Mallorca Pensioners hardly benefit from the federal government's relief package. A travel expert therefore suggests trips to the warm south –

from the dream Mega cruise ship "Global Dream II" only sails once - straight to the junkyard There is still hope for the "Global Dream" in Wismar (pictured). Any help comes too late for the sister ship "Global Dream II" in At the

general assembly Lufthansa expects full capacity before 2025 and is buying 17 new long-haul jets They are not yet part of the fleet: Lufthansa has ordered a further seven Boeing 787-9 passenger aircraft. Lufthansa could have completely overcome the corona lull earlier

rain protection Waterproof backpack: You should pay particular attention to these criteria Hiking can be fun even when it rains. Provided you are prepared for the bad weather. This includes a waterproof backpack. Even in summer hikers and bikers can be surprised by

Boarding denied Lufthansa refused Jewish passengers onward flight – airline apologizes After almost a week, Lufthansa took a position on an incident after a group of orthodox Jews from New York were denied a flight to Budapest in Frankfurt. The Hessian anti-Semitism

charged Saudi tourist sped down Rome's Spanish Steps in Maserati The Spanish Steps are one of the most famous sights in Rome The Spanish Steps are one of the most famous sights in Rome. A Saudi tourist apparently didn't fully understand their purpose

There is hardly a German who does not know the Ballermann at least from hearsay. The party mile on Mallorca is now 50, allegedly. Cologne residents claim the "invention" for themselves. One thing is certain: the Platja is facing a

protection against infections Will it soon be compulsory to wear a mask on public transport? Still mandatory: mouth and nose protection when using public transport, like here in Berlin. Mask duty off also on buses and trains? The Minister of Transport sees

I'm going on vacation with my sister and my father in a week and I'm afraid they might see my scars. Some are still fresh and I don't know if it works with waterproof make-up. ( I'm still young so

Trial offer for buses and trains Bahn announces the start of sales for a 9-euro ticket – but Bavaria threatens to block the Bundesrat For three months, bus and train travel for nine euros each - what sounds good has been causing

Rail traffic in Hamburg Cable fire and defective ICE disrupt the train timetable An ICE train from Deutsche Bahn in Hamburg-Altona station Disturbances for three days in rail traffic in northern Germany: first a cable fire on an important route in Hamburg, then