Offthegrid

Travel far away to peaceful architecturally significant European hideouts, vineyards and their passionate proprietors and much more.

6 Unique Destinations under the Arctic Sky

Architectural tree hotels, glass igloos and cabins on remote islands are all part of this specially curated list of beautiful Scandinavian design hotels. Breathtaking views of the Northern Lights included.

Optimal Maturation and Full Indulgence: Sparkling Wines for Special Moments

We went on a quest for the best sparkling wines. Supported by ex-star chef and winemaker’s son Norbert Schu, who not only has the best-equipped wine cellar in Germany, but also helps us with his experience to gain a completely new understanding of champagne and co. Cin cin.

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Schwarze Haus
Das schwarze Haus: Uckermark at its best

Designed by Thomas Kröger Architects, Das Schwarze Haus allows weekend travellers to escape the hustle and bustle of Berlin in a home inspired by the region’s historic barns.

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A Manor Surrounded by Water

With a history dating back to 1553, the former Renaissance Üselitz Manor House offers a space for contemplation like no other.

Weingut Schmidt
Schmidt Winery: From Soil to Glass

Schmidt Winery on the banks of Lake Constance lays home to the Schmidt family, creating wines found nowhere else in Germany.