Discover Germany, Issue 33, December 2015

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Discover Germany | Contents

Contents DECEMBER 2015

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Photo: BERLINS HOTEL KRONELAMM

Photo: MÜNCHNER HOF

COVER FEATURE 6

102 Adrenaline-boosting winter sports Discover some rather unusual ways to enjoy the icy temperatures.

Christoph Waltz Oscar-winning actor Christoph Waltz talks about playing a Bond villian, how it feels being part of the Bond family and what we can expect from the latest adventures of 007.

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SPECIAL THEMES 36

Wellness, Health & Beauty

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The best for the body and soul for a good start in the new year. 52

Made in Switzerland Truly authentic and original Swiss brands to bear in mind.

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Exclusive Real Estate

FEATURES 50

German Mountain Splendour We take a tour through Germany’s mountain regions in winter.

Restaurant of the Month

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Conference of the Month

REGULARS & COLUMNS 10

Fashion Classic winter warmers with an elegant touch will never let you down.

Design Christmas time in and around the house. Wine & Dine Great places to take a break and enjoy a glass of red and more.

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Culture Great spa experiences in Switzerland and all you need to feel great this winter.

Attraction of the Month

Bad Kissingen’s hotel and conference centre Frankenland combines the individuality and flexibility of a boutique hotel with the space only large-chain hotels can rival.

Beautiful properties to keep an eye on – bricks and mortar at its best.

schneider+schumacher

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The Einstein Museum in Bern is all about one of the world’s greatest minds. 62

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Swiss hotel Piz, in posh St. Moritz, goes the extra mile and merges superb facilities with a heartfelt service that makes everyone feel at home – at a bargain price.

Zurich’s Alice Choo is a wonderland of pan-Asian cuisine. Luxurious, with intensive aromas and culinary creations that are simply irresistible.

Architecture & Design Creativity and sustainability teamed with innovative designs are all part of this exciting architectural theme.

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Austria’s Legal Experts Meet some of Austria’s most remarkable law firms and their masterminds.

Hotels of the Month Regensburg’s Münchner Hof has it all.The charming family-led hotel is ideally located for exploring the city’s 2,000 years of history.

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Business Legal expert Gregor Kleinknecht takes a look at street art rights. Plus, great business solutions for everyone.

104 Culture calendar Save the date! Discover Germany’s culture calendar is your perfect guide to what not to miss in December. 107 Barbara Geier German festive food explained by our columnist Barbara.

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