When humans disappear – 5 forgotten ghost towns

It’s the eternal struggle of humans against nature. The land is stripped, the ground excavated and buildings constructed, and yet: as soon as civilization retreats and places are left to the elements, a strange process takes place. Nature reclaims her throne: plants grow wild, cracks form and widen, and while signs of civilization remain, time seems to stand still. … Read More

On the trail of the stars: famous movie sets around the globe

To stand just once in the spot visited by Leonardo DiCaprio in his role as the dropout Richard in the film “The Beach” – that’s on the bucket list for many travelers. Famous filming locations can often be the impulse behind a memorable trip. From “Hangover 2” to “Gladiator”: these movie locations have awakened our wanderlust! … Read More

Strange laws from around the globe

When in Rome, do as the Romans do – or so the saying goes, at least. But these odd laws really leave us scratching our heads. We’ve put together a list of the strangest laws from around the world. … Read More

Here’s how Oktoberfest is celebrated around the world

Sausages, beer and polka bands – Munich’s traditional Oktoberfest celebration is in full swing. But this holiday is celebrated across the world! Today, we’ll show you six international “Oktoberfest” copies that are well worth a visit. … Read More