This time we visit the Allgäu, Gravenhorst Priory, Hamburg and Heidelberg
Breathtaking downhill slopes, comfortable family-friendly pistes, delightful cross-country trails, seemingly endless toboggan runs - in the Allgäu, you can always find what's just right for you.
Local historian Ulrich Berktold recommends the old-fashioned smithy, Kilian Lipp's gallery in a restored farmhouse and a stroll along the Ostrach River.
Gravenhorst Priory lies the middle of a forest near the northern German city of Osnabrück. It's a 13th century complex that has undergone many changes. Nowadays it houses a fascinating exhibition center for contemporary art and culture.
A tour through the small canals around the Alster, an artificial lake in the middle of Hamburg, is a special experience in winter as well as summer. Fortified with punch and cake, you can take a steamer on a journey to the past in Hamburg's city center.
Anushka Baloina is in Heidelberg on a school exchange program. She visits the castle, among other things, and discovers how sweet student life can be.