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Friday, April 27, 2018
Going to unfamiliar places can be daunting. We spoke to a youth hostel manager, an explorer turned Airbnb host, a flight attendant and a tourism board manager to find out how they help you make the most of your tripFlight Attendant, Austrian AirlinesEver since she was a little girl,...
In our May issue, we teamed up with AustrianStartups to ask twelve Austrian founders to pick their local hero from the startup ecosystem.Today we feature Tourradar co-founder Travis Pittman and his hero, Oliver Holle of SpeedInvest.  Travis Pittman / Tourradar  Role: Co-Founder & CEO What they do: TourRadar is an online marketplace...
As we enter or leave this world, there are those seldom-thanked individuals that accompany us. We spoke to people who think and talk about living and dying every dayManager, Ärzteheim nursing homeRunning a nursing home is just one of the positions that Dr. Cornel Binder-Krieglstein occupies. He’s also a...
News Anchorman, ORFRoman Rafreider, 47, finds the idea of identifying what his dream job was a little odd, since the keyword is the “dream” part. “In that case, you still wouldn’t be doing it yet.  You can only really name it once you’ve done it for a while. Otherwise...
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The adventures of a flatlander surviving in the AlpsDespite the 6 a.m. train, we planned to hit the slopes the moment we arrived in Oberndorf in Tirol five hours later. The excitement of a ski trip is palpable and quite contagious; even beginners can look forward to a few...
In our May issue, we teamed up with AustrianStartups to ask twelve Austrian founders to pick their local hero from the startup ecosystem.Today we feature Mysugr founder Frederik Debong and his hero, Florian Motlik of Codeship.  Fredrik Debong / mysugr   Role: Co-Founder & Community Relations Lead What they do: MySugr offers app-­based,...
We met Sharon Booth, an inpirational Canadian-born, Juilliard-educated dancer who found her way to Vienna, now teaching contemporary dance at the StaatsoperSharon Booth was nicknamed “The Giver.” She says this comes from giving her all on stage and to her students. Admittedly, even in conversation, this mother of two delivers energy with every...
We met Eveline Steinberger-Kern, former executive at Verbund and Siemens, now founder of a green energy investment company – oh, and wife of the Austrian ChancellorThe past four months have been busy ones for Eveline Steinberger-Kern. Just two years after founding The Blue Minds Company, a sustainable energy consultancy...
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