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Vienna
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Yoga Vienna
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Why everyone in Vienna should make a trip to the terraces in NovemberThis month marks the return of one of Vienna’s more surprising sporting spectacles, and as quirks of the culture go, this is one you’d be forgiven for not having heard of.November 11th sees local football clubs First Vienna & Wiener Sportklub go head to head in this...
formula one
Here are your tips on how to get there from Vienna…The new F1 season truly came alive at the last race in Baku, with a surprise win for Austria’s own Red Bull Racing, and an instantly infamous road-rage incident that saw Ferrari’s Vettel deliberately bang into the Mercedes of his title rival Hamilton.After catching its breath once more, the...
Zillertal
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Skiing at night in Semmering.
An after-work ski escape to an illuminated “magic mountain” is just an hour away. Several routes cut through the woods, creating 14 km of runs – 13 of which are lit up after dark At night on a floodlit slope, all sensations seem twice as intense. The sun’s long gone, replaced by a nostril- freezing cold that – if you are...
sports vienna croquet
Croquet has a small but fervent fan base in AustriaThe first challenge you face when discussing croquet in Austria is explaining that it’s not the same thing as cricket. The concept of both, it’s fair to say, is pretty vague in these parts. The fact that both sports have a reputation for Englishness and involve people dressed in white,...
erste bank open
The tennis aristocracy comes to Vienna for the Erste Bank Open tournamentThe Erste Bank Open has a tradition of attracting a high-quality field to its specially laid hard court at the Wiener Stadthalle. At Austria’s biggest tennis tournament, world-class players fight for valuable points for the season-ending World Tour Finals run by the sport’s governing body, the Association of...
Last week Tom Middler reported from the Rathaus Fanzone – a hard-to-beat public-viewing powerhouse. This week, he gives his play-by-play commentary on the underdogs – the Irish pubsA solitary Schöpf strike was not enough to stop Austria from bowing out, but the show must go on, and a couple of crosses in the right boxes meant the Brits stayed...
Hobby Tennis Vienna
You don't have to be a seeded pro to participate in Austria's organized tennis tournaments There are plenty of things I should be worrying about. There are the presidential elections here and in the U. S.  for starters. But if I’m being truly honest, the niggling concern I can’t get out of my head right now is a problem with...
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