Irishwoman Mairin Ahern takes us around her home region, a county shaped by the torn Atlantic coast, steep cliffs and tiny fishing villages.
With elements from the Middle Ages to the modern era, the southernmost city of the Netherlands attracts students and tourists from the world over.
Africa is absolutely brimming with incredible stories of history, traditions and culture. We've put together a perfect list of all the very best spots you can find that are filled with history!
The Robben Island Museum held a 12-hour night vigil on the island where communities could reflect, share and comment on the history of struggle and its prisoners.
The conflict between Ukraine and Russia is re-kindling long-standing tensions. Have the two countries once again come to the brink of war?
The Hungarian state has made homelessness a crime. Anyone without a fixed address is sent to prison. That forces the homeless into hiding from the law. Aid organisations fear more will die in the winter cold.
Germany has ended coal mining. The people of the Ruhr see it as the bittersweet end to an era in their history. The pits were closed not so much for environmental as for economic reasons. Mining is no longer lucrative.
China will be hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics. So its athletes are getting winter sports tips from their Norwegian counterparts and putting everything they've got into bringing their skills up to Scandinavian standards.
Calabria's aging villages could use migrant families. But the Italian government is threatening to end the integration project. A mayor has even been placed under house arrest for helping refugees more than allowed.
Greenhorns is Perth's adventurous burger joint, slinging epic American-style creations to have you drooling. On the menu, catch a range of hefty burgers, classic sides, craft beers, cocktails and boozy shakes!
HIV is on the rise in Russia. But those infected are stigmatized and often insufficiently treated. In a country where the Orthodox Church calls for abstinence, many are scared to speak about their diagnosis.
Rising sea levels and hefty storm surges are threatening to contaminate the German island of Langeoog's freshwater lenses. Residents have accused the EU of failing to take sufficient action to tackle climate change.
Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) has been travelling to parts of SA that have been struggling with water issues long before Cape Town.
Sylt has more than 40 kilometers of sandy beaches and all sorts of ways to explore them: riding, jogging, surfing, just walking or taking a guided nature tour. You'll never be bored on Sylt.
Sylt is one of the most popular holiday islands in the German North Sea, not least because it has so much variety. Between the mudflats and the west beach, you can find your own personal highlight at any time of year.
Only a few kilometers separate Morocco from the Spanish coast. Smugglers use the route daily to run several tons of narcotics into Europe. 75 percent of all hashish consumed in Europe comes through Morocco.
Bulgaria is banking more and more on hydroelectric power. It's already authorized the construction of 300 new dams. But environmental organizations say these will destroy valuable ecosystems and still won't produce much electricity.
DW viewer Juan Facundo Cuello shows you the center of the Argentinian capital, the traditional barrio of La Boca with its colorful houses, and the hipster district Palermo Soho with its bars.
The artist Lyonel Feininger was so impressed by the village church that he immortalized it in 13 paintings, and architect Ernst Neufert built a timber house in Gelmeroda that is now a pilgrimage site for Bauhaus fans.
This summer, far-right extremists hounded migrants through the eastern German city of Chemnitz. Now, weeks later, locals remain divided over immigration. Some are actively fighting xenophobia, while others say they fear migrants.
Growing numbers of Croatians are moving abroad because of the country's ongoing economic crisis. The region of Slavonia is particularly affected. Many families have left, forcing schools to shut.
Spain's Galgos, or Spanish greyhounds, are bred for the rabbit hunt. But the less-than-fastest runners are often abandoned or killed once the hunting season is over. It is a common and cruel practice in Spain.
Sebastian van der Sangen shows you around his home city of Amsterdam: Start off with a boat tour of the canals and visit the NDSM wharf, one of the Dutch capital's cultural hotspots.
Since it became a backdrop for the TV series "Game of Thrones", the Croatian city of Dubrovnik has become an even more popular as a tourist destination. DW viewer Viktor Kudzia sent images of his trip there.
A special unit of the Belgian army clears many tons of First World War munitions every year. Traces of the Great War abound, especially in northwestern Belgium where buried grenades have been cleared since 1918.
Fishermen in Naples are struggling to earn a living from fishing. But they are hoping their planned tours of archeological treasure on the seabed will attract enough tourists for them to secure their financial futures.
Ethnic Hungarians in western Ukraine are putting pressure on Kiev - with the support of Viktor Orban's government. A group of separatist-nationalists say they want to right "historic wrongs" of the First World War.
Hambach Castle stands on a hill above the sea of vines along the Wine Route. In 1832 the Hambach Festival, a milestone in the democratic movement in Germany, took place there.
Bookseller Martin Murillo Gomez lives in a city as colorful as a paint box. Walking through its streets with their bright buildings is a pleasure he loves to share.
The drinking water in parts of Serbia has been contaminated with arsenic for years. Nearly a million people are affected. The maximum allowed concentration of the carcinogenic toxin was exceeded by as much as 27 times.
Turkish women are using a recipe for Swiss cheese to bring prosperity to their village. And, breaking with the patriarchal tradition in the mountains of Anatolia, their men are supporting them. Their cheese is being exported to Hong Kong.
Could Brexit undermine peace in Northern Ireland? Catholics and Protestants are concerned about the future of the inner Irish border after Brexit. Unionists and Sinn Fein have already been delivering verbal attacks.
The central fruit and vegetable market and the National Monument commemorating the struggle for independence are among Amelia Virgiani Pertiwi's favorite places in the Indonesian capital.
This is where minnesingers met to compete, Martin Luther translated the Bible into German and students demanded German unity. Wartburg Castle is both a tourist attraction and a landmark.
Camerino, Italy, devastated in a 2016 earthquake, is crumbling despite authorities' promises to make the houses habitable again. Camerino's residents found shelter in nearby communities and are waiting to return.
Microchips are making life more convenient for thousands of Swedes, but data protectionists are worried that the digital implants could be misused by state or private interests. Some users enjoy not needing keys to unlock their doors.
The lord of a chateau has joined forces with activists to stop construction of a bypass in the Vallee Dordogne. It's no isolated case: all across France protest movements against infrastructure projects are taking shape.
Halloween for many means trick or treating, dressing up as ghosts or carving pumpkins, but the holiday is actually celebrated in many interesting ways by different cultures. From Día de Muertos in Mexico to the Kawasaki Halloween Parade in Japan!
Traditionally, cantors, the musical prayer leaders in synagogues, are men. Sofia Falkovitch wants that to change. She was the first woman in Europe to train for the position. Now she proudly takes her place at the front of the synagogue.
In the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, criminal gangs claiming to be associated with Islamic State have established a reign of terror. Greek authorities see no evidence for links to the Islamist terrorist group.
The murder of a woman journalist has sparked a debate over corruption and fraud among Bulgaria's politicians and oligarchs. Journalists complain that the government is curtailing media freedom.
Growing numbers of treasure hunters are digging up archeological sites illegally and destroying artifacts. Scientists are concerned. Many potential discoveries are irretrievably lost because of the looters' activities.
Form, function, colors. A short history of the Bauhaus, which observes the centenary of its foundation in 2019.
Turkey hopes to stem the flow of Syrian refugees with an 800 kilometer wall along its border. Now, vast refugee camps are forming on the Syrian side. Many families are separated by it.
Shorter waits for donor organs are luring patients to Spain from across the European Union. Spaniards in desperate need of transplants have to wait longer. Spanish authorities are considering a minimum residence requirement of two years.
350 years of garden art: The Herrenhausen Gardens are one of Europe's best known landscape parks. The Baroque ensemble transports visitors back to the time of Princess Sophia, who had the gardens built next to her palace.
Film backdrop, day-trip destination and ancestral home of the Hohenzollern dynasty: like a vision from days of chivalry, this Neo-Gothic castle sits on a bluff above the Swabian Alb. We drop by for a visit.
The Cliffs of Moher are a unique and special sight in County Clare on Ireland's west coast. They rise as high as 200 meters straight up from the Atlantic waves.