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Commuting Between Vienna and Budapest

It’s Friday afternoon at Praterstern. Eight strangers pile into a small van that commutes between Vienna and Budapest at least twice a day ‐ even during COVID, when regulations allow. It’s much more than hitching a ride.

ÖBB Nightjet Takes You to 28 Destinations in Europe While you Sleep

Flight Shame getting to you? The ÖBB Nightjet offers low-impact alternative routes to several major European cities – or did so before the corona lockdown. A nightly trip to Milan on the eve of the coronavirus crises.

Swarovski | Salt, Silver & Crystal

He lies there in silence, motion-, and emotionless. Eyes wide open, staring into the distance while a seemingly endless stream of silvery wa...

Emission-Free to Alpbach

Living in Austria, you learn that Alpine vistas can be gorgeous from the train, but due to all the tunnels, sometimes it can also mean you miss some o...

A Backcountry Dream

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 pist...

Travel | Top of the World

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 Ober...

Travel | Living History

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 ...

Explore Glorious Ukraine

Europe’s second-largest country flaunts the blue of its skies and the golden fields of wheat in its flag – but Ukraine has so much more to offer. ...

Thermenradweg | Where to Cycle in the Fall

Lower Austria's Thermenradweg bike path is an impressionist dream just south of Vienna Waterways tell stories that have touched generations. Someti...

Discover Slovakia, the Rugged Republic

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 ...

Travel | Bikes, Wine and Castles in the Wachau

The Wachau region is just a stone’s throw from Vienna and its secrets and treasures can be all yours for an afternoon. The dream of slowing dow...

Sport | A Beginner’s Guide to Whitewater Rafting on the Salza River

Rafting in the Mostviertel may be a thrill, but to Rudi Scheiblechner, it’s business as usual Braving the elements armed only with a paddle, ev...

Pures Leben Chalets in South Styria | Country Life for Beginners

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 ...

How to Make the Most of a Weekend in Innsbruck

Innsbruck delights with high peaks and a proud history. Twice host to the Winter Olympics and the Winter Paralympics, snow and ice lie at the spiritua...

Travel | The Alpine Connection at Arlberg Ski Resorts

The proud Arlberg region looks to the future as a new lift system makes it the largest continuous ski resort in Austria The Fantastic Gondolas pa...

Fairytale Winter Ferry on the Wolfgangsee

During the holiday season, the Wolfgangsee turns into a paradise for lovers of all things Advent. With the Christmas season starting earlier each...

A Weekend in the Waters – The Styria Spa Region

As cold weather takes over, the thermal baths of Styria’s Spa Region beckon for weekends of peace and warmth Vienna is often called a “Dorf” (a v...

Bacchus Meets Disney

For better or worse, the Langenlois Loisium is a theme park for the thirsty After driving up the hill through a seemingly endless colony of chic de...

Tyrol’s Alpine Playground

Our fearless adventurer Christian Cummins is tempted out of his comfort zone at Area 47, where your inner child rules the roost It was 9:32 in the ...

On the Road: It’s Easy Being Green

In Graz, Austria’s second city, a charming old town with lively Mediterranean flair, and the biggest farmer’s market in all of Europe Regarded fo...

On the Road: On the Piste With Bond

Views to die for and the new Ice Q building were what attracted  the James Bond producers to Sölden. The town was sworn to secrecy, but now can finall...
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