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  • Idyllic Hallstatt, your vacation place in Austria
    Idyllic Hallstatt, your vacation place in Austria
    Known for its salt mines, Hallstadt, a small village in the Austrian Salzkammergut, has been a sought out destination since ancient times. This area counts as one of the first places of human settlement because of the rich sources of natural salt,...
  • Matt Duchene
    Canada caps off perfect preliminary round with 10-1 annihilation of Austria
    The only undefeated team left in the 2015 World Championship, Canada decided to rest their captain Sidney Crosby for Tuesday’s matchup against Austria. As it turns out, that would not make much of a difference.Canada would tally early and...
  • The Woman in Gold
    The Woman in Gold is a triumph of the spirit
    Woman in Gold: Rated “PG-13“ (1 hour 50 minutes)Starring: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes, Tatiana MaslanyDirected by: Simon CurtisAfter the death of her sister, Maria Altmann (Mirren), an elderly Jewish woman...
  • Grossglockner, the highest peak in the Austrian Alps
    Grossglockner, the highest peak in the Austrian Alps
    With 3,798 meters the Grossglockner is the highest peak in the Austrian Alps, which was climbed for the first time in the year 1800. Four peasants and carpenters, also called the “Glockners” were amongst 62 people who set out to tackle...
  • Camel Skeleton
    Skeleton of Ottoman 'war camel' found under Austrian mall
    Construction can sometimes be tough if you’re digging in a truly ancient city. The ongoing work on a new shopping center in Tulln, Austria, which began in 2006, has been a gold mine for archaeological finds, which of course means that...
  • Four-hundred year old camel cadaver dug up near Danube
    Four-hundred year old camel cadaver dug up near Danube
    The skeleton of a 17th century camel has turned up some intriguing questions after being unearthed in an Austrian refuse pit along the Danube River at Tulln. In addition to being an “alien” species for the region, it appears that the7...
  • Europe cracking as Austria becomes newest country to force depositor bail-ins
    Europe cracking as Austria becomes newest country to force depositor bail-ins
    On March 1, the nationalized bank known as the Heta Asset Resolution in Austria was found to be vastly short of capital during an audit of this 'bad bank'. Subsequently, the finance ministry announced that the state would not be supplying...
  • New smartphone app aids in Alpine rescues
    New smartphone app aids in Alpine rescues
    Additional proof that we are being watched from above (in a good way) has been demonstrated by the Sarontar: Situational Awareness and Command & Control of Rescue Forces in Alpine Regions to track and rescue skiers and others stranded in the...
  • Hot photos of World Cup superstar skier Anna Fenninger in 2015
    Hot photos of World Cup superstar skier Anna Fenninger in 2015
    Anna Fenninger is a superstar World Cup skier in 2015 who is the reigning World Cup champion. Anna Fenninger is also super hot, so I've created a slideshow of hot photos of her so you can see what she looks like.Hope you enjoy the hot photos...
  • Kitzbühel, Austria
    Kitzbuehel, Austria: a winter holiday paradise
    Picturesque Kitzbühel is all things an alpine vacation resort should envision. This enchanting community together with an old-world atmosphere and a ski run frequently used on the World Cup circuit has become one of the most popular ski...
  • Gold rush continues as Austria jumps on global bandwagon for gold repatriation
    Gold rush continues as Austria jumps on global bandwagon for gold repatriation
    On Dec. 12, Austria's State Audit Court announced that the central bank should begin to look very hard at the sanctity of keeping their nation's gold reserves in London vaults at a time when currency, economic, and financial declines are...
  • Cruise Itinerary
    Join me for Pilsner & Pastries European Riverboat Cruise on the Danube
    Europe is the consummate vacation destination and it ranks highly on the bucket lists of most Americans. Paris, London, Athens, Rome, Madrid, and other cities overflow with history and culture so it’s no wonder that so many people name...
  • Musical Vienna: where to visit its greatest composers' homes and music
    Musical Vienna: where to visit its greatest composers' homes and music
    What city can boast Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, Brahms, Bruckner, Mahler, and -- huge hint -- the (Johann) Strauss family?If you guessed Vienna, read on to learn where their lives echo resoundingly across Austria's capital. (If you...
  • Fuschl am See
    Red Bull’s headquarters, Fuschl am See
    Everyone knows Red Bull, but do you know the quaint town of Fuschl am See, where the headquarters of the famous energy drink is located? This small village with its 1,400 inhabitants is positioned in the Salzburg region near Bad Ischl. Fuschlsee ...
  • Kneifelspitze
    Kneifelspitze, unlimited views from Bavaria and Austria alike
    With its unobstructed positioned location, in the center of an incredible valley, the Kneifelspitze offers a once in a life time 360 degree view of the surrounding mountain ranges of the region. This amazing alpine area is accessible from...
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