The Cindrel Mountains in the southern Carpathians are popular with climbers and hikers. Best-known as the land of Dracula, it has a lot more to offer than vampire stories.
Transylvania is a region steeped in history and in legend. It occupies much of central Romania and is bordered in the south and to the east by the Carpathian mountains.
Transylvania is known for its dark forests, lonely valleys and the myth of Dracula, the blood-sucking figure on whom Irish author Bram Stoker based his famous novel. But is this what the heart of Romania is really like?
Would you want to spend Halloween in the castle which inspired the legend of Dracula in deepest Transylvania? That's exactly what more than 80,000 people have applied to do via the accommodation website, Airbnb.
From Thomas Mann's controversial novel to a satirical book about Adolf Hitler: DW's Kino team picked its seven favorite film adaptations of German works of literature.
Considered the most prestigious award in French literature, the prize results in lucrative sale profits. Vuillard's book "L'Ordre du jour" looks at the hidden steps that gave rise to the Nazi invasion of Austria in 1938.
AC/DC's co-founder Malcolm Young has died at the age of 64. A look back at the legendary band's career.
To mark Rodin's centennial anniversary in France, two exhibitions in Paris featured the sculptor's work, highlighting his impact on contemporary artists.
Thousands of social media users have been breaking the silence around the culture of sexual abuse, with international versions of the #MeToo hashtag going one step further. Here are some of the celebrities who reacted.
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