During WWII, Jews in Budapest were taken to the Danube River, ordered to remove their shoes & then were shot, falling into the water below. 60 pairs of iron shoes now line the river's bank, a ghostly memorial to the victims. 'Shoes on the Danube' by Can Togay and Gyula Pauer
Auschwitz - A pile of human bones and skulls is seen in 1944 at the Majdanek camp on the outskirts of Lublin, the second largest death camp in German-occupied Poland after Auschwitz, following its liberation in 1944 by Russian troops(AFP)
48 Hours in Berlin: the Budgettraveller spends 48 hours in Berlin on a 130 Euro budget that covers all costs including lodging. Highlights of the trip include visits to the Holocaust Memorial, free lunchtime concert at Berlin Philharmonic, relaxing in the Lustgarten, the Neue Nationalgalerie, the Filmmuseum and the Pergamonmuseum among others. Read about his trip with more tips and tricks included in the full guide.
Illustration of barbed wire progressively turning into roses by Irina Gliudza. (Photo: Fabrica) Part of a commission to transform poems written by children in the Terezin concentration camp into works of art. Also, 27 January is Holocaust Remembrance Day in the UK.