Trieste
The Adriatic’s window to Mitteleuropa, Trieste flares with Viennese charm and Italian flavor. Vienna, for all its charms, does lack one thing: a seaside. For someone who grew up near the coast, the absence of salt in the air can be disheartening, stirring up childhood longings for fresh seafood and the sound of waves crashing […]
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skiing near Vienna
It's almost the weekend, and you feel like going outdoors instead of spending another day watching Netflix in bed. Why not go skiing or snowboarding? Thankfully, in Austria, powdered slopes are never far away! All the resorts mentioned are within...
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Fieberbrunn skiing
Fieberbrunn's fortunate microclimate makes it a powder hound's paradise. There comes a time in every avid skiier’s life when the thrill of the pistes wears off and even steep black runs lack that certain rush. Accustomed to the relative safety of ...
The Lürzer Alm redefines the popular ski resort Obertauern. Just 3 hours and 38 minutes away from the heart of Vienna, the snow-covered peaks of Obertauern hold a special place in the hearts and minds of Austrians. Coming to prominence in the 1960s as a location in the Beatles movie Help!, it has long been […]
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A stately gem in Lower Burgenland, Bernstein castle offers respite from modern living History has a way of drawing you in. Lords and ladies, knights and squires continue to mesmerize, with shows like Game of Thrones perpetuating our fascination with...
From lightning over the Tatras to the growing firs on the slopes of Kriváň Mountain, the Slovak anthem praises the rugged beauty of this country in the heart of Europe that many travelers have yet to explore.
obergurgl skiing
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, was clearing a walkway that had disappeared overnight under freshly fallen snow. “Ah, this is nothing special,” he said, noticing […]
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