On the Adriatic, off the beaten track

The waterfalls in Krka National Park, Croatia.

Jill Worrall sets sail to some of the Adriatic Coast's lesser known islands and ports.

Beached as, mon frere video

A convincing sculpture of a beached whale near Notre Dame in Paris had locals and tourists turning heads.

A sperm whale that appeared to have beached itself in Paris was in fact a sculpture.

Hotspot of the week: Galicia

Emilia is caried in a coffin back into the church at the end of a procession to keep a promise made for her father Jose ...

 The Festival of Near Death Experiences sees participants carried to church in coffins.

Cabin perfect for night owls gallery

Les Guetteurs - the watchers - is the name given to this handcrafted owl cabin in the Bordeaux region of France.

Campers - you can sleep in this owl cabin in the Bordeaux region for absolutely nothing.

Merci beaucoup, Madame de Joux

Nelson French teacher Hilary de Joux would dish up croissants in the classroom. So why not just go to school to eat lunch?

My favourite teacher would dish us up croissants in the classroom. So I don't mind being told I only went to school to eat my lunch.

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Beached as, mon frere video

A convincing sculpture of a beached whale near Notre Dame in Paris had locals and tourists turning heads.

A sperm whale that appeared to have beached itself in Paris was in fact a sculpture.

Cabin perfect for night owls gallery

Campers - you can sleep in this owl cabin in the Bordeaux region for absolutely nothing.

Hot spot of the week: France

Billionaire's hotel for actress crush

italy

Tourists throw away millions

Tourists threw $2.06 million of coins into the Trevi Fountain in 2016.

Huge spike in number of coins thrown into Rome's famous fountain as sweepers work daily to empty it.

Italy to fine fountain frolickers

Rome is struggling to keep treasures tidy as tourists paddle in its famous fountains.

Giuseppe Petrella, known to most as Pino, is a celebrated musician in southern Italy and now he's bringing his talent to ...

Guitarist's generosity strikes a chord

A chance meeting results in celebrated Italian musician coming to Wellington.

germany

Town of 2000 that welcomes 2 million

A basket of Martin Luther-branded liquor. From May to November, millions of visitors are expected to attend more than ...

Welcome to Wittenberg, a small German town with a big heart and an even bigger bible.

The building that transformed a city video

From a scandal to a world wonder - how Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie went from joke to iconic.

Rebecca Young likes by the town hall, the Hamburg Rathaus.

Enjoying open-minded Hamburg

Wellingtonian Rebecca Young loves the diversity, relaxed lifestyle and natural attractions of Hamburg.

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