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.
Schools and roads were closed on Monday in Austria as heavy snow and rain cause disruption across the region. One man was killed and two women were rescued by firefighters after their houses were destroyed in a mudslide.
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.
Once a month, Euromaxx presents exclusive dream homes: Houses, apartments and flats from all over Europe. Schminke House, a modern classic designed by Hans Scharoun, is located in Löbau, Saxony.
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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