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The Allgäu Region in Winter Time | The Allgäu Alps in Bavaria

The Allgäu Region in Winter Time | The Allgäu Alps in Bavaria

I’m in the south of Germany, in the foothills of the Allgäu Alps. And this is Kempten, the biggest city in the Allgäu region. But around here “big” is relative – it’s only home to about 70,000 people despite the fact that it was first settled over two centuries ago. I thought I’d take a …

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10 rules of conduct for Austrian Alpine pastures and grazing areas

10 rules of conduct for Austrian Alpine pastures and grazing areas

Austria’s Alpine pastures and grazing areas attract many people seeking recreation and being enthusiastic about sports every year. In this way, of course, you meet grazing livestock occasionally. In summer, farmers drive especially cowherds to Alpine pastures and grazing areas. Cows are curious, but in principle not aggressive. However, if they feel threatened or have …

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Snowmads Home Stories Ep.01: Markus Ascher – Does skiing make you feel free, Moggä?

Snowmads Home Stories Ep.01: Markus Ascher – Does skiing make you feel free, Moggä?

I’m interested in a certain place, no matter for what reason, and I want to go there now. And then the van allows you to actually do that. It allows you to pack up, move on and see something new. I started skiing at the age of 2, I think. My dad gave me plastic …