Uncover mysteries

mys•ter•ies [noun, plural]
: something strange or not known that has not yet been explained or understood

We would like to give you simple explanations for fantastic things and fantastic explanations for simple things. Together we'll reveal the secret of a flooded church tower in the middle of a lake in the magic Alps. We'll find the answer to whether Ötzi the Iceman, Europe's oldest known natural human mummy, really had a few slices of dried, fatty meat as his last meal. Or was it a bratwurst after all? What's the story behind the never-never land of King Ludwig II of Bavaria including the fairy tale castles of Linderhof, Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein? How did he die? Or is he still alive as some people wish? Why is the stork the heraldic animal of the Alsace? What's the secret behind the signs all the bakeries, butchers and shoemakers have on their shop fronts? But don't forget all the secrets everday life in Europe has to offer. We find the answers.

Some more mysteries to be solved

  • Why do traditional clocks in the Black Forest have cuckoos in them?
  • Why is "Little Venice" not a neighbourhood in Venice?
  • What's a "Baeckeoffe" and will we survive it?
  • Why did Mark Twain fall in love with Heidelberg?
  • How do the Swiss make cheese holes?
  • And the classic: Do Germans have a sense of humour?