With 300 days of sunshine a year, Rhodes is one of the sunniest places on earth. Alongside its incredible beaches, Rhodes architectural wonders draw in tens of thousands of tourists each year.
Summer bookings to Turkey by German holidaymakers are down by more than half after a spate of bombings, with tourists instead heading to Greece and Egypt, according to German market researcher GfK.
Prominent Europeans are calling the shots in Euromaxx Edition, which today is all about music. Star violist André Rieu tells DW why he likes to play waltzes and why music can make people.
The neuropsychologist Erik Scherder has found that music triggers a system of recompenses in the brain, which activates feelings of happiness. He says the enjoyment of music is a good way of keeping mentally agile.
In the classic Hollywood film "Roman Holiday," Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck roamed the Eternal City in typically Italian style, on a scooter. Now tourists can do the same.
For many people -- young ones in particular -- life without a smartphone is unthinkable. Star photographer Rankin is among those concerned by this development. Discover what he's doing about it.
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