Category Archives for "Austria"

Mar 17

Summer in Lech: “The Door to Pure Nature” in Austria

Austria

Lech Zürs am Arlberg is a small place that attracts big names to its ski slopes. The Jordanian Royal Family. Formerly, Princess Diana. But summer in Lech is often overlooked. New flavours, traditional herb walks and innovative art installations spice up these hiking routes in Austria. Locals call it “the door to pure nature.”

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Jul 10

Unusual Things to do in Graz, Austria

Austria

Unusual Things to Do in Graz Graz. It’s not the most inspiring of names, now is it? Short, squat, and sounding more than a little like the French word for fat, it lacks the flourish that sweeps Barcelona and Vienna into the linguistic catwalk of European city names. But names can be deceiving. For Austria’s second largest city […]

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Sep 07

Swimming in a UNESCO World Heritage Site: Salzkammergut

Austria

Austria’s Lakes I don’t know why I’d never thought of this before. I’d admired lakes from afar, softly framed by frozen snow. I’d seen them blur past windows and windscreens and snapped them from cobbled lanes and cloistered churches. But until this summer’s sojourn through Austria by bicycle, I’d never thought of them as the best […]

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