Inventor's carousel on frozen lake video

Cold weather doesn't have to limit fun activities, as this ingenious inventor showed us.

Cold weather doesn't have to limit fun activities, as this ingenious man showed us.

$1.1b opera house a sight to behold

Architects Herzog & de Meuron called the Elbphilharmonie concert hall a city in itself.

Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie hall, which evokes a ship floating on water, opens to majestic fanfare in Germany.

Ice-skating above underwater prison video

Daredevil ice-skates on old Soviet prison in frozen lake

Daredevil ice-skates over an old Soviet prison submerged in a frozen lake in breathtaking footage.

The Buddhists vs the billionaire

The group built the monastery over 21 years.

Led by a Russian war veteran, a group of Buddhists is fighting to stop a mining giant tearing down their monastery.

Snow falls on famous landmarks gallery video

Chinese tourists walk on a slippery section of ice as snow is seen on the Great Wall after a snowfall in November 2015.

Whether it's a light dusting, or blankets of the stuff, snow makes these famous places extra special.

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France opens replica of Lascaux caves

French President Francois Hollande visits Lascaux.

It cost millions to recreate copies of the richest collection of paintings from the Paleolithic era

Life in a Beaujolais chateau

Keira Richardson of Wellington is helping other young people see the world, from a 16th century chateau in the French wine-growing region of Beaujolais.

Kiwi lives the dream in French village stuff nation

I moved my family to France...again stuff nation

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Italy's 15 dishes you must try

You think it's pizza and pasta? Yes there's that, but much, much more.

You think it's pizza and pasta? Yes there's that, but much, much more.

Hotels' free offer for conceiving

Italian hotels are giving guests rewards if they conceive during their stay to boost the country's low birthrate.

A tourist walks along an ancient Roman cobbled street at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Pompeii.

Wheelchair access to Pompeii video

New paved passageways make the world-famous archaeological ruins disabled friendly.

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New Hamburg landmark wows gallery

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg opera house by Merzog & de Meuron 16.1.17

It boasts a concert hall and apartments, and sits on a river - this is the stunning new Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg.

Nurburgring: The ultimate test drive video

Renting the world's top performance cars to drive the mighty Nurburgring.

Some of the early bicycles on display at the Technoseum in Mannheim, Germany.

Bicycle turns 200 in 2017

In June 1817 a visionary took his two-wheeled invention out for a spin to the suburbs.

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