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Out in the Wild. Wildlife Photography Stories from the Field

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“My biggest dream was to take a picture of a common buzzard approaching a branch,” says Fabio Hain, “I have been working one and a half years to get this shot.” Fabio’s dream came true. With his inspiring photographs, the young wildlife photographer aims at raising awareness and spark appreciation and awe of Tirol’s nature …

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How to Make “Zillertaler Krapfen”

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Some dishes of my childhood were only prepared by my Dad. As he didn’t cook that often, these rare occasions were something special—and the food was simply delicious. I remember that I always had to loosen the belt after his signature dish, Zillertaler Krapfen. I just couldn’t get enough of this traditional Zillertal Valley dish that comes with a tasty quark and grey cheese filling in a...
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Getting Started for the New Season: Six Tips from the Mountain Bike Expert

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Kurt Exenberger from Kirchberg in Tirol is one of the most successful coaches for Austria’s top mountain bikers and has been giving tips on how to mountain bike like a pro for many years. With the new mountain bike season fast approaching, expert tips regarding training and off-trail practice, basic bike maintenance, and trail finding come in quite handy. I asked Kurt if he would be willing to...
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Ten Mountain Biking Must-Do’s

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You are one of those avid outdoor extremists who consider mountain biking the most rewarding and invigorating sports around? You like to spend as much time out on the trail as possible? How many of these ‘must-do’s’ have you done? Make sure you check this bucket-list experiences off your list this season! ;-)
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“Mit ihr ist nicht gut Kirschen essen“ – Catchphrases from Tirol

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After falling in love with a hunky Tirolean working in the UK many moons ago, I upped sticks and left the suburbs of London to follow my heart to Tirol. As a non-German speaker, it was a baptism of fire and I was immediately confronted with the weird and wonderful Tirolean dialect in its many forms. No language course or dictionary in the world could have prepared me for what lay ahead.
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A Day In The Snow: Skiing in Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis

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Three village resorts, one lift-linked ski resort: No one knows Serfaus, Fiss and Ladis better than the locals, so we asked Serfaus-native Eva Patscheider to join us for a day. She knows the resort peak to pub to pillow and shares a few secrets about her hometown with us, from the ‘world’s best Kaiserschmarren’ to the top lookout spots on the mountain and everything in between.
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A Town Steeped in History: A Day in Schwaz

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What is today a sleepy little town with pastel-washed houses and winding streets was once, believe it or not, the place where the richest and most powerful people of Europe lived, where an elephant took a rest, where famous physician and alchemist Paracelsus pursued his research and where a church stood the test of time. Schwaz offers surprises that stretch the traditional image of the town.
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Wake Up & Stay Alert! The Best Ways to Combat Spring Fatigue

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It is really mean. The sun is shining, the days are growing longer and the open-air season has begun. Spring has sprung, but not everyone feels energetic. For some, it is a season of leaden limbs and fits of yawning. While the world is waking up, they want to go to sleep. Observing the total renewal of nature after a long and cold winter is unbelievably beautiful, but it can make you behave like a...
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A Town Steeped in History: A Day in Hall in Tirol

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A few minutes by road east of Tirol’s capital Innsbruck is what many assert to be the most beautiful town in Tirol—ancient Hall, origin of the Dollar and where kestrels fly in and out of Hasegg Castle. And with a wonderfully preserved historic center actually larger than that of Innsbruck.
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