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.
All eyes — and stomachs — are turned to Sibiu, a "European Region of Gastronomy" for 2019. Medana Weident reports from the heart of Transylvania on the area's rich culinary traditions and cheese secrets.
German rocker Peter Maffay has campaigned for many years on behalf of traumatized children and social inclusion. DW accompanied the activist and musician on one of his visits to the land of his birth, Romania.
Romania is developing its range of offers for tourists. Organizers are increasingly relying on tourism that's close to nature, such as guided hikes in the Carpathian Mountains - with encounters with brown bears.
He directed dark thrillers such as "Psycho," "The Birds" and "Vertigo," but Alfred Hitchcock was smiling while he worked. The legacy of the master of suspense is celebrated in a new book by German publisher Taschen.
Richard Ford is a major American author – and one of the sharpest critics of President Donald Trump. His books are international bestsellers. His first great success came in 1986 with the novel "The Sportswriter".
At the Rheingau Musik Festival, the Bochabela String Orchestra performed "Long Way to Freedom“, a programme which paid hommage to Nelson Mandela. The orchestra's musicians hail from South Africa's townships. Arts.21 went to go see them.
Whether in Helsinki, Paris or Berlin, more and more city dwellers are going river swimming. An exhibition in Basel, Switzerland explores the rising trend. Our reporter and professional swimmer was there and took the plunge into the Rhine for Arts.21.
Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?
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