Southwest Germany is blessed with dozens of monasteries, castles, and lush gardens. Take a tour of four of the best–Alpirsbach, Wiblingen, Maulbronn and Salem Palace.
In Bavaria, despite a successful high-tech economy, farmers still do as they have since ancient times. William Krakow describes the annual Viehscheid, a ritual of bringing the cows back down from the mountains to town.
Indoor Ski Centers offer skiers year-round access to indoor slopes for skiing during any season. In Europe, the UK, Middle East, and soon the USA.