Tag: germany

  • Climate Change Wreaks Havoc with Ski Season

    Canadian ski resorts are enjoying excellent snowfall this season, attracting a host of snow sport enthusiasts from Europe, as many European resorts experienced a slow start to the season. Many ...

  • World Cup Slalom Victory for Canada

    The World Cup slalom event held on Sunday at Ofterschwang in Germany was certainly a memorable one, as Erin Mielzynski became the first Canadian woman to win the event in 41 years. This was also ...

  • Wacky World of Wok Racing

    Winter sport fans looking for a new challenge may want to consider raiding the kitchen for some sporting equipment. Started as a TV stunt in 2003 when German comedian and television personality, ...

  • Riding a Zipflbob

    The inspiration for the Zipflbob was the coal shovel. Invented in 1970 by Siegmund Loger, the original model was changed to plastic. Modifications were made to the handle and seat over the years ...

  • Europe

    Europe offers a diversity of cultures, scenery and activities that makes the continent a very popular holiday destination. For snow skiing enthusiasts, Europe certainly offers a world of ...

  • Germany

    Enjoy the Alps on your next holiday by visiting Germany. Not often thought of as a skiing destination, German ski resorts actually have a lot to offer tourists. The resorts are easily accessible ...

  • Berchtesgaden

    Berchtesgaden has an enchanting old world charm about it with its medieval marketplace, castle square and ancient winding back streets that entice a visitor to explore them. Not far from the ...

  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen

    Take a ski vacation in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the undisputed ‘Winter Sports Capital’ of Germany. This is the most famous ski resort in Germany, located only a short distance from ...

  • Lenggries

    Lenggries ski resort is a fantastic ski destination. Quite unknown on the international skiing circuit, Lenggries is very popular with Germans. It is the nearest ski vacation resort to Munich ...

  • Oberammergau

    Oberammergau is a complete vacation resort that offers excellent skiing and a lot more. The town is famous for the Passion Play that has been staged here every ten years since the 17th century. ...

  • Oberstdorf Resort

    Oberstdorf, where the World Nordic Championships were held in 1987 and 2005, is the leading winter sports resort of the Allgäu Region of southern Germany. Popular with locals as a ski, spa and ...

  • Schladming Chosen for 2013 World Ski Championships

    Schladming is a picturesque town, nestled between four breathtaking mountains and fairytale like landscapes. Its beauty and the lure of the Hochwurzen, Planai, Hauser Kaibling and the Reiteralm, ...