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Achensee – Lake. Mountains. Good happens. (+Giveaway)

May 7, 2017
mountain lake hiking Austria

[In friendly collaboration with Tranquini and Achensee Tourism] How do you relax? I’d like to know! I’m happy to announce a giveaway at the end of this post – so please stay tuned 😉 While traveling is my favourite thing to do on the planet, it’s not always very relaxing. But a little getaway in your home country is a different story: There’s no language barrier and the travel time is usually short – perfect preconditions for being positively relaxed, isn’t it? …

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A walk on frozen Lake Neusiedl

January 28, 2017
frozen lake Neusiedl

After my rather sensory-overloaded post about Tunis, I’m sharing something on the quieter, more winter-ish side this time: We’re experiencing a rather harsh winter this year and not often you get the opportunity to walk or ice-skate on a natural frozen lake. Last week I did a little excursion to nearby Neusiedlersee, a favourite relaxation destination for us Viennese (see also here) .…

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Bad Gastein – a grand jewel in the alps

January 7, 2017
Bad Gastein winter holiday

I hope you had a great start into 2017 everyone! It’s my first weekend at home after traveling to different places and I finally can show you what I’ve been up to during the Christmas holidays 🙂 Christmas itself was rather quiet: I spent some relaxing days with my bf and family in Salzburg, before we headed off to the mountains of the beautiful Gasteinertal.…

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Countryside escape: Schwarzenberg and Bregenzerwald

October 19, 2016
Bregenzerwald Schwarzenberg

This time I virtually wanna take you to Schwarzenberg – truly one of the most beautiful villages I’ve ever seen: The traditional architecture consists of perfectly maintained, wooden houses, most of them several hundred years old! It’s located in an area called Bregenzerwald (named after Bregenz, the provincial capital) in Austria’s westernmost province of Vorarlberg.…

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A weekend in the sunny land of Blaufränkisch (+ giveaway)

August 23, 2016
Deutschkreutz Weinmanufaktur

Who doesn’t enjoy a good glass of red wine now and then? And even better, who isn’t dreaming of sunny days in the middle of vineyards enjoying some good food and good company? You might think of Bordeaux or Tuscany first but Austria has some amazing wine (and vineyards) too! I experienced all of that in the in Mittelburgenland, a part of Austria’s easternmost province of Burgenland. …

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