April 30th marks the 72nd anniversary of the double suicide of Adolf Hitler and his wife, Eva Braun. Now well-known, Braun led a troubled life at the side of the German leader, who kept his relationship to her strictly secret.
The former socialist East of Germany is often ignored by tourists and expats alike, who prefer the known comforts of the wealthier west. But from Rügen to Saalfeld, the east is full of hidden treasures.
German airlines now say they no longer need a rule created for security purposes after a co-pilot deliberately crashed a Germanwings flight while alone in the cockpit in 2015, killing all 150 people on board.