12.7 C
Vienna
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Christian Cummins

21 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Christian Cummins moved to Vienna 14 years ago, after a stint as a radio journalist at Vibe Fm in Ghana. He currently presents shows on the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation's fm4. For Metropole he writes about all things tasty and about outdoor sports.

Delta Blues: Discovering Romania’s Danube Delta

The Danube Delta is a haven of biodiversity, but animals and humans need a helping hand. It’s early morning and I’m wandering around a small tongue of land in the heart of the Danube Delta...
Thriller

Prague Nights: Sex and Sorcery in Benjamin Black’s Addictive New Thriller

Benjamin Black’s addictive new thriller re-creates an irresistible world of sex and sorcery in 16th century Prague It’s a snowy December 1599 in Prague, then the capital of the Habsburg Empire, and the emperor’s mistress...

Opinion | Flirting with Communism? Protests and Politics in Czechia

One generation after the miraculous Velvet Revolution brought down totalitarianism, Central Europe is still dealing with its legacy – and seeking to preserve the spark of the Prague Spring. Although it’s nearly 30 years since...

The Road Most Travelled: An Austrian Cider Guide

A tour around Lower Austria’s cider region, the Mostviertel, blends tradition with innovation. I have vivid memories of my first encounter with Most, the fermented drink that gave the Mostviertel (Most district) its name. On a...
Vienna International Cycle Club VICC

Sports | Vienna International Cycle Club’s Social Media Success Story

The Vienna International Cycle Club is a social media success story. It’s a Sunday morning and the clock is approaching ten in the morning. On the Steinitzsteg, the yellow footbridge straddling the Neue Donau, a huddle of around 20 cyclists...
obergurgl skiing

Travel | Just Because Spring is Coming Doesn’t Mean the Snow is Leaving in...

The Obergurgl region's rich snowfalls make it a skiing paradise beyond wintertime. As I walked out of the Alpine Hotel Laurin in Hochgurgl in the early morning this January, Martin, a seasonal worker from Czechia,...
Zillertal

Sports | Dust off Your Skis and Check out our Guide to the Zillertal!

The Zillertal caters to both daredevils and families, boasting Austria’s steepest slope and gentle pistes At last, the wind blew the last storm cloud o the knobbly buttresses of Penken mountain, leaving one of Austria’s...
Kosovo

Austrian aid Helps Kosovo get Back on its Feet

Europe’s youngest country has had a tough start to its hard-won independence, but projects backed by Austria are helping bring hope to the west Balkans. Flandrit Krasniqi, a 16-year-old Kosovar in a spotless lab coat, hands...
X