Germany’s National Parks: Saxon Switzerland National Park

It might surprise you to learn that Saxon Switzerland National Park is nowhere near Switzerland. In fact, the park is nestled just against Czechia. Don’t let that deter you from… Read more

Germany’s National Parks: Berchtesgaden National Park

Set in a tiny nook in southeast Bavaria, nearly surrounded by Austria, Berchtesgaden just might be Germany’s most beautiful national park. The park summons so many superlatives: majestic, breathtaking, raw,… Read more

Turin: 7 reasons to go to Italy’s amazing Alpine city

Turin is one of Italy’s best and most unexpected cities. Located at the foot of the Alps and packed with parks and tree-lined boulevards, this isn’t hot, touristy Italy. This… Read more

Winter Ski and Snowboard Destinations

If you are lucky enough to find yourself living in Europe, you should make sure you experience one of its crown jewels, the Alps. Here is a collection of can’t… Read more

Garmisch Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen – An Alpine Adventure

Located in the heart of the Bavarian State, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the must-see destinations whilst based in Germany.

Can’t-Miss German Day Trips A-Z: Xtra Special Winter Outdoors Edition

Whether you love winter or simply endure it until spring arrives, one thing is true: getting outside and active is important for your health during the long, dark months. Fortunately,… Read more

Jungfraujoch — Top of Europe

by Ronnie Juhanns Cover Photo of Jungfraujoch, Switzerland, by GIGASHOTS / Travelers from around the world visit Switzerland to take the journey to the top of Europe and visiting… Read more

Zell am See – Kaprun: Winter in Austria

Cover photo by Tatiana Popova / Story by Ronnie Juhans If you are looking for a change in scenery, culture, and adventure outside of Germany this winter season it can… Read more

Grindelwald Schlittelbahn — World’s longest sled ride

Story by Ronnie Juhans Featured image by FS Stock / As Old Man Winter will be visiting us soon, the skiers and snowboarders are anxiously awaiting the opening of… Read more

Winter Garmisch and Edelweiss Getaway Video Blog

We headed to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany again for a winter adventure. Check out our account of an awesome few days in the snowy alps. #edelweisslodge Here are some handy links based… Read more

Erbeskopf – the Perfect spot for a Day of Skiing

Erbeskopf is the largest mountain in Southwest Germany and is the perfect place to test your metal if you are a beginner or intermediate enthusiast.


10 Spectacular Sights in Winterly Bavaria

It is perhaps during the winter that the enchanting state of Bavaria really glistens.

Some of Germany’s Most Luxurious Mountain Resorts & Hotels

A holiday in Germany offers both the chance for adventurous sport and luxury living off the slopes.

Ski Arlberg – Video

It’s not too late to hit the Alps for a quick winter ski or snowboard trip. Join for a fun filled tour of Sankt Anton, Lech and Zürs in… Read more

Everything You Wanted to Know About Skiing

Everything You Wanted to Know About Skiing…

Just arrived in Germany? Then Alpine Skiing should be on your list of things to try. Here is our quick guide to everything you need to know about skiing…

Snowbombing in Mayrhofen

Another mega event in the Tirolean Alps has wound up with the Snowbombing Festival in the ski holiday resort of Mayrhofen.


Spring Powder Skiing in Kitzbuhel

With 70cm of new snow arriving in Kitzbuhel, those who got first bite at the fresh snow had some of the best conditions of the winter.

The Most Common Ski Injuries

Skiing is one of the most exhilarating outdoor sport activities you can do but with all sport there is always a potential for injury.

Tannenbaum Ski Club

The Tannenbaum Ski Club

The Tannenbaum Ski Club is the biggest ski club in Europe. Geared towards singles and couples who enjoy a very energetic crowd – this is the party club!

The best igloo bar in Austria

They seem to be on almost every peak these days but there are a few igloo hotels / bars that really stand out.

Tyrolean Tours

Hit the Slopes For Less

Whether you’re a pro on skis or have never given them a try, your tour in Europe is an excellent time to hit the slopes. A long weekend or a… Read more


Ski Touring Heaven in Innsbruck

The highest ski resort in the immediate vicinity of Innsbruck, Axamer Lizum is playing to host to a ski tourers paradise right now. The frequent snow falls have covered the… Read more


Obergurgl Opens in 4 Days

The 3000m+ high ski area of Obergurgl – Hochgurgl, Austria is opening later this week to kick off another mammoth season in this Otztal resort, located on the southern border… Read more


Ted Ligety triumphs in Solden

The FIS race season opened this weekend with men’s and women’s Super G races on the Rettenbach glacier high above Solden. The women went yesterday and surprisingly there were no… Read more

Blue skies greet the 80cm powder prize on the Stubai Glacier, Austria

It was hard to believe that it is only the 2nd week in October – the Stubai Glacier, just south of Innsbruck served up one of the epic days of… Read more

Ski clubs for Americans in Germany

Ski Clubs in Germany

A list of local ski clubs for the U.S. community in Germany, meet new people, and ski some of the best mountain ranges in the world!

The Beginner Skier’s guide to Austria

The Wilder-Kaiser is the largest ski area in Austria, and it provides endless opportunity for winter sports enthusiasts of all skill levels. Not an enthusiast yet?