A night in Dublin will set you back about €186,  the second most expensive in our selection of cities.

New Zealand tourism expert Prof Michael Hall said on Thursday that he would never recommend a short break in Dublin because the city is a “rip-off”. (...)

A section of the Berlin Wall that was rebuilt as a tourist attraction near Checkpoint Charlie. Irish developers have turned the historic site into a fast-food area, complete with cocktail bar. Photograph: Michael Dalder

Checkpoint Charlie was once the hottest spot in the Cold War, with tense standoffs between US and Soviet tanks. Now a popular tourist destination, th(...)

African and Asian migrants play soccer at a migrant detention center in Mineo. This former residential base for American naval personnel in Sicily now mainly houses migrants from sub-Saharan Africa. Lynsey Addario/The New York Times

It is a bit like when you are driving through the Irish countryside on a quiet Sunday. You are in the thick of rural life when you come around a bend (...)

Seven unhappy years after Ballymore bought the Kudamm Karree shopping centre on western Berlin’s  Kurfürstendamm boulevard for a reported €200 million, the complex has been sold for €150 million.

From her self-imposed exile in Paris, diva Marlene Dietrich crooned that she always kept a suitcase in her native Berlin. Thanks to Irish property de(...)

Popular tourist site has been the centre of a stand-off between Irish developers Michael and Cathal Cannon and the city of Berlin since 2007. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

The Mayo brothers who control Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie site are selling their interest in the Nama-backed property after seven years.Checkpoint Ch(...)