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On the sunny side of the Alps Spring skiing pleasure on the Nassfeld

 The Alps‘ largest sun terrace surprises with the southern flair and wonderful snow. Because the holiday destination Nassfeld-Pressegger See boasts the most hours of sunshine in the entire Alps and turns into the Alps’ largest sun terrace from 18th March until 17th April 2017. Nassfeld pistes full of surprises Giving winter the cold shoulder is […]

San Francisco – The Summer of 1967

The Summer of 1967 You’ve probably heard, or possibly even hummed songs like San Francisco by Scott McKenzie, Somebody to Love by Jefferson Airplane, California Dreamin’ by The Mamas & Papas, and many other that have become classics. What all of them have in common is that they marked the summer of 1967. The social […]

Kronplatz – free-standing mountain in Dolomites

Kronplatz towers over the middle of the Puster Valley, on the border between the Dolomites and the High Tauern. This free-standing mountain, 2275 m high, is a well-known ski resort that provides a good living for the 13 surrounding towns and villages. The name is a familiar one to the mass of skiers from Europe. […]

Dubrovnik about to limit tourist numbers in Old Town

Dubrovnik, among many popular tourist sites, is struggling with too much foot traffic. Dubrovnik has grown into a top European tourist destination in recent years. Thanks to its historical sites, churches and views over the Adriatic. Game of Thrones also had prominent role. This seems like a good thing. But Dubrovnik’s Old Town and cobblestoned […]

Sevnica the birthplace of the First lady

Little Melania came into this world in 1970, on the banks of the Sava River in the town of Sevnica. Her journey from the small industrial town near Krško to being the First Lady of the United States is more or less common knowledge. Forty-six years later, Melania has achieved a true American dream, which […]

Varaždin – a pearl of baroque

In the north of Croatia, somehow hidden, a pearl of baroque has settled down – Varaždin. It belongs to the group of those cities that reveal some different fairytale face when covered with snow. Somewhat idyllic pictures can be seen in the video, which shows the old town centre of Varaždin covered with snow blanket […]

Nassfeld – sunny side of the Alps

There are few ski resorts in the Alps that can boast more sunny hours then Nassfeld during the winter. It is difficult to say whether it’s 100 or many more hours, but the white-blue combination is the most appealing one when skiing. This, of course, does not mean that there is no snow. On the […]

Cortina d,Ampezzo – The queen of Italian Dolomites

The queen of the Italian Dolomites, Cortina d’Ampezzo, has for decades been a favorite of the rich and famous who come here not just to ski, but to see and be seen. Cortina has always been associated with the world of film. Peter Sellers, in his signature deftly clumsy way, chased diamond thieves, James Bond […]

Messner Mountain Museum Corones

Reinhold Messner is not only the most famous mountaineer and alpinist, but also a good storyteller. One of the museum halls constantly replays his documentaries from alpinist expeditions undertaken all over the world. The Messner Mountain Museum is located at the very top of the renowned ski resort Plan de Corones/Kronplatz, at an altitude of 2,275. […]

Schoenbrunn Park on Sunday

As a young girl, Maria Theresa took over the Schoenbrunn estate from her father, Charles V, who had mostly used is as a pheasant hunting preserve. Thus began the glorious era of the castle and the park. It is one of the most beautiful in Europe, modelled after the French baroque ones. Although it has […]

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