The German wine route is popular with wine-lovers and gourmets. Visitors can explore the region on a cycle path that is almost 100 km long.
Autumn is the ideal time for a trip along the Wine Route. The world's oldest wine tourism route leads over 85 kilometers (53 mi) through a sea of vines in the Palatinate region — from Schweigen-Rechtenbach to Bockenheim.
Nicole Frölich wanted to know how the Palatinate tastes. She sampled local delicacies at a wine-tasting picnic, stopped in at a wine tavern and talked shop with a vintner – of course, with another tasting included.
Vineyards on the slopes of the Moselle and Rhine, monumental structures from the Roman Empire in Germany's oldest city Trier: the state of Rhineland-Palatinate is ideal for culture buffs and epicures.
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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