Austria’s Tyrol region is a prime destination during the winter months. An essential part is the après-ski, which has now put wintersports hub Kitzbühel near the top of the international jet set’s itinerary.
A 25-year-old man has turned himself in saying he killed his ex-girlfriend, her family and her new boyfriend, Austrian police said. The town in which the killings took place is known for a famous downhill ski race.
Huge ski resorts, hotel complexes and noisy après-ski parties are the norm in many Alpine areas. Not in Berchtesgadener Land. The rural region missed out on many touristic developments. Now it's reaping the benefits.
The bodies of two German nationals caught in an avalanche in Austria on Friday have been recovered. The two men, aged 25 and 26, were skiing off piste when they were killed by a sliding wall of snow.
Once a month, Euromaxx takes you into the homes of creative people across Europe with the "360° Open House". This time it is about a very special apartment in Austria.
Extreme athlete Anna Bader is a European champion cliff diver. She originally studied to become a teacher. But for 14 years now, Anna Bader’s been taking 20-meter leaps into the blue.
Martin Parr numbers among the foremost contemporary chroniclers. Among his favorite subjects are people going about their daily lives, as in his latest series on German allotment gardeners in their plots.
The first postcard was sent in 1869. And the short greetings are still popular today. Even in the age of text messaging and WhatsApp, snail-mail cards are still keeping us up-to-date and spreading cheer.
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