• Trends & Tradition

Cool climbing tour

Where water rushes in summer, climbing walls form in winter for adventurers. Ice climbers ascend frozen waterfalls – an increasingly popular tour for winter sports enthusiasts.

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Quirky Carnival traditions

While candy is tossed to the crowds in Cologne, Mainz and other celebratory strongholds, two teams in Piedmont start throwing oranges at each other. Unusual Carnival traditions – the orange throwers aren’t alone...

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Art as far as the eye can see

It’s legendary, has a long tradition: Since 1988, the TEFAF in Maastricht has had its place among the leading art exhibitions in the world. In March 2020, thousands of art enthusiasts will again make the pilgrimage to the city in the southern Netherlands.

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A different kind of museum – Bizarre collections

Almost every museum offers paintings and sculptures. With quirky, confusing and imaginative exhibitions, some museums amaze and baffle their visitors, or make them laugh

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100 Years Bauhaus: A place for the new, a place for experimentation

The Bauhaus was young, creative, dynamic – and 100 years after its founding, it’s still considered one of the most important schools of design in the world

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Wrestling the Swiss way

They wear rolled-up drill shorts that are good for grabbing. In traditional Swiss wrestling, burly fellows compete with the goal of pinning the opponent to the sawdust. The winner receives fame, glory and a live bull

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Timber framing culture Colorful, oblique, lovable

Half-timbered towns and villages still characterize many regions in Germany today. More than 2.5 million half-timbered buildings survived the wars and were not destroyed. What makes them so special?

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Timbered houses – Truss restoration as an adventure

How two sisters have transformed their decay-threatened home into a stylish country hotel

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Fitness without a gym

Dumbbells or weights? Don’t need them! Cross-trainer or high-end treadmill?

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Telemarking needs to become Olympic

Expert Interview: Christian Leicht is in charge of telemark skiing for the German Ski Association (DSV). He had many successes as a steep skier, but he wanted more. That’s what he found in telemarking.

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Culinary Treasure Hunt

Tracking down taste! Jörg Osswald works as a food hunter for the gourmet restaurant at Herrmann’s Romantik Posthotel in Wirsberg and tells us about his job

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Classic Curtsy

When tradition becomes a trend – A classic ski variation is making a swing-ing comeback on the slopes. More and more winter sports enthusiasts are skiing in the “telemark” style invented over 150 years ago in Norway

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The forgotten language of the Dolomites

The forgotten language of the Dolomites

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Summertime

Hints and tips for the most beautiful season.

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Retro makes you happy

Daniel Rettig, a researcher of everyday life, explains what it is about old design that enchants us so much.

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RETRO-BIKES

Rediscover and enjoy the classics

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Travel Hacks

Useful things for on the go – discovered for you.

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