Experience originality in the mountaineering villages

Opener Großes Walsertal Alpine Dairy Bergsteigerdörfer

The criticism of alpine tourism is nothing new. As early as the 1980s, the first resistance movement was formed against the emerging tourism in the Alpine region, which is still responsible for massive negative interventions in the natural balance. At that time, many mountain towns were literally overrun by the emerging construction boom. Old farms and single-family houses had to make way for large ...

Mafia-free travel in Sicily

Opener Mafia-free travel in Sicily

If we plan to travel to Sicily, the prospect of it gives us pure joy. We look forward to the first-class coffee, delicious ricotta, juicy tomatoes and olives and of course to the beautiful beaches, mountain landscapes and the breathtaking Etna volcano. What often gets less attention when planning a trip, however, are the mafia-like machinations on site ....

Overnight against new art

Master room

Hotels in Germany have been closed for tourist overnight stays for a good six months. Theaters, cinemas, concert halls and other art venues will remain distant places of longing for the time being. A Leipzig hotel deals with this very exhausting situation in a very special way and shows that extraordinary times require extraordinary measures. Here...

From industrial product to do-it-yourself kit: pioneers of sustainable product design

Dominik Hehl peg table

Sustainable construction and interior design ensure a fascinating wealth of facets in many places and at the same time keep an eye on resource consumption and production methods. That is why we have been awarding special accommodations with our “architecture” sustainability criterion on Good Travel from the very beginning. The hosts are aware that they have a very special responsibility with their respective houses and that they ...