5 Most exciting ski and snowboard events this January

Christmas and the New Year is over, everyone’s back at work, and everything is back to normal. There’s nothing left to look forward to or get excited about, right? Wrong! There are a ton of exciting ski and snowboard events taking place across the mountains this January, from some of the world’s most challenging sporting

A farmer’s market with a difference: Hinterglemmer Bauernmarkt

Here in Austria, we’ll accept any excuse for a festival! It could just be an excuse celebrate the local landscape, such as Zell am See’s Seefest (lake festival). It might be a reason to celebrate Austria’s delicious food and drink, like Seefeld’s annual Strudelfest. Or we might simply gather the village together to greet the

Fasching In Alpbach

Carnival week, or the culmination of ‘Fasching’, is a time to party out in Alpbach and the village is always extra busy during this time as it’s traditionally a German holiday period. Krapfen (donuts) are a traditional food around this time although no one can really tell me why.  Every supermarket and bakery you go into has

August in Ötztal’s ‘Diamond of the Alps’.

There’s only one word for Obergurgl in August: Amazing. Visitors to the Ötztal this month were treated to a busy schedule of exciting events that truly brought the valley to life, not possible without the wonderful spirit of the people throughout it and their splendid towns. And as usual, the village of Obergurgl played a

Valley Rally In Meribel!

Two little words, one big impact. University trips know about it, seasonnaires won’t miss it and holiday makers can’t wait for it. This year don your crazy costumes because Méribel is getting ready for the sun, snow and superb aprés – you’ve guessed it… It’s VALLEY RALLY!  If you’ve done it, you know it’s a

Altitude Comedy Festival 2016 | The 10th Anniversary Comes to Mayrhofen

Altitude Comedy Festival returns to Mayrhofen next week, changing from its usual slot every year in March. For its 10th anniversary, the world’s number one alpine comedy festival joins us in resort, making January the month of laughter. With big names such as John Bishop, Sean Lock & Jim Jeffries, as well as festival founders

Ischgl Mountain Rodeo 2015

From the 30th July till the 2nd August Ischgl and the surrounding towns will be home to hundreds of Harley Davidson’s! Bikers will spend days travelling from all over Europe to join this epic gathering for a celebration of these great bikes. Young and old alike will flock to Iscghl and enjoy a 4 day