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Sunday, April 22, 2018
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Styria's Spa Region
As cold weather takes over, the thermal baths of Styria’s Spa Region beckon for weekends of peace and warmthVienna is often called a “Dorf” (a village) albeit a cosmopolitan one – a place where everyone knows everyone else and things move at a slower pace. But it’s still a city, and despite ample greenery in the Prater, Schönbrunn park,...
hiking
Summer heat doesn’t temper Austrians’ appetite for high peaks in the slightest.Many Austrians have never seen The Sound of Music (after all, what does Hollywood know?). And those who have may well reject the picture of a folksy, slightly naïve and somewhat hillbilly people inclined to burst into song at the slightest excuse, that has somehow charmed generations of...
on the road tyrol
Our fearless adventurer Christian Cummins is tempted out of his comfort zone at Area 47, where your inner child rules the roostIt was 9:32 in the morning in a remote valley in Tyrol, when I jumped off the bridge. There was a moment of intense acceleration as I fell, a sudden lurch to the stomach – and then surging...
Pures Leben Chalets Styria
An out-of-town house experience with all the comforts of modern living. I’ll be the first to admit it. City kids always look a little out of place on a rolling hillside. It’s something about the all-in-black look and the impractical shoes that immediately gives us away. But nature beckons, and for those without out-of-town friends or a country house of...
arlberg ski resort
The proud Arlberg region looks to the future as a new lift system makes it the largest continuous ski resort in AustriaThe Fantastic Gondolas party above Lech am Arlberg felt like a psychedelic high: Dots of green and yellow chased each other over craggy snowfields like an elaborate dance of Alpine fireflies as pictures of flowing lava were projected onto...
obergurgl skiing
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travel farm
Connect with nature while unplugging from city life... but leave enough time to milk the cowsWe talk about our dream of country life, walking arm in arm down a quiet lane while cattle graze in a field nearby; crossing a babbling brook in the shade of a mighty oak, the aroma of freshly cut hay radiant in the afternoon...
rafting
Rafting in the Mostviertel may be a thrill, but to Rudi Scheiblechner, it’s business as usualBraving the elements armed only with a paddle, every year countless people take the plunge down the playful and turbulent waters of the roaring Salza river in an inflatable raft. “They come back often,” said river guide Rudi Scheiblechner – rafting can be habit-forming. Along...
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