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Denmark attracts 8km queue of German tourists as EU borders reopen again

European nations have begun easing border controls, with German tourists entering Denmark enmasse for summer holidays.

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Hotels

Hotel owner introduces weight limit for guests

The hotel owner has reportedly introduced the controversial new policy over fears that overweight guests will damage her “classic” furniture.

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Aviation

Flight awkwardly turns around after discovering airport was closed

In an embarrassing mix-up, a passenger plane scheduled to land in Sardinia was forced to head back to Germany after discovering there was nowhere to land.

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Italian borders to reopen for Europeans in June

Although Italy’s borders are expected to reopen on 3 June, other European nations are encouraging their citizens not to travel overseas until later.

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Road & Rail

Rail company calls out Greta Thunberg tweet

As avid commuters, Travel Weekly staff empathise with the teen activist and admit to sitting on the floor on many a packed peak-hour train.

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Destinations

Tourist killed and another injured in Myanmar landmine explosion

by Christian Fleetwood

A foreign tourist has been killed by a landmine and another injured in a popular Myanmar hiking region.

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Hotels

Luxury hotel to be built on top of old Nazi bunker

A former Nazi bunker is going to the next level – literally – with a luxury hotel to be built on top of it.

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Destinations

REVEALED: The ‘chicest’ countries in the world

We admit we’re a bit confused as to what ‘chicness’ actually is, but all of the destinations on the list look very pretty.

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Aviation

Pilot’s coffee spillage causes plane carrying hundreds to divert

by Christian Fleetwood

According to the incident report, the pilot was using a single-use cup. Shame, shame, shame!

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Destinations

German amusement park shuts down ‘swastika’ ride

by Christian Fleetwood

After reading this, you’ll wonder how in all of God’s grace a ride as potentially offensive as this one ever made it into production.

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Destinations

Man urinating from bridge hospitalises four passengers on tour boat

Several tourists cruising the Spree River in Berlin have been put in hospital after some filthy human attempted to give them a golden shower from a bridge while the boat passed beneath it.

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Hotels

News

Three hotel guests found impaled by crossbow bolts

Three people have been found dead in a rural Bavarian hotel, after checking in only one night earlier.

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