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Emoticons for Your Winter in Tirol

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Dazzle your WhatsApp, Instagram and Snapchat followers by capturing memories and tag your Tirol winter wonderland photos with # (Hashtag). And, bring your text messages to life with one of these winter-related ideograms and smileys ;-) …
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Set Jetting: Filmed on Location in St. Anton am Arlberg

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From the “White Ecstasy” to “Chalet Girl” – the world renowned winter sports resort of St. Anton featured in classic and new films. What is real and what is fiction? The Set-Jetting TV Team has visited the beautiful and dramatic filming locations where movies and TV shows were shot in St Anton.
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A Day In The Snow: Skiing in Alpbach

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No one knows the iconic ski town of Alpbach better than the locals, so we asked Alpbach-native Christina to divulge a few secrets about her hometown and its “Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau” Ski Resort to share with you.
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Nordic Skiing in Tirol – My Best 8 XC Ski Tracks

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During the last few years, I more and more became a big fan of cross country skiing – I started with the skating technique but over the last two years I found classic is the way to go. Fortunately, I was lucky enough to ski in almost all of Tirol’s Nordic ski centers. So here’s my best of list, my personal top eight of Tirol:
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A lift for (almost) every village

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A very special treasure can be found in almost every second Tirolese community: a village lift, also affectionately known as the “mayor’s lift”. Allow me to explain.
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7 Extraordinary Places to Tie the Knot in Tirol

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching – the ideal opportunity to get down on one knee and propose. But have you stopped to think about the ideal wedding venue? Somewhere beautiful, romantic and anything but the ordinary. Why not celebrate an extraordinary event at an extraordinary venue? Lena, our intern, has researched some of the most beautiful wedding locations in Tirol for this guest article...
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Get Your “Doggln” On!

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Made in Tirol: Perfection in craftsmanship and pure natural materials are what make the “Hartl Doggl” Clog so special. The family owned and operated business out of Tirol’s scenic Zillertal Valley has been making wool clogs for about 50 years. A look behind the scenes.
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A Day In The Snow: Snowboarding in Sölden

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On his snowboard, photographer and terrain park designer Rudi Wyhlidal shows us around the favourite spots of his adopted hometown Sölden. Here are his tips to give yourself that insider’s edge once you get here and start exploring this world famous destination for skiing.
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Why Biathlon is Worth a Shot: Biathlon Clinics for Beginners

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Fast-paced Nordic skiing and accurate target shooting. Struggling to control your breathing, as you shoot at sets of targets either standing or prone. Which you are supposed to hit. Ski fast, shoot straight. Skiing. Shooting. Got it. And that’s supposed to be fun? I gave it a try.
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How to Be a Better Skier: 9 Ways to Improve Your Skiing

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We spoke with experienced and knowledgeable ski instructor Nikolaus Niedermoser from Neustift Ski School in Stubaital Valley. This skiing tutorial sequence consists of 9 professional teaching videos that introduce the fundamental skiing techniques. Read on to get some tips on refining skiing skills by Nik in this blog post.
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Pitztal Glacier: High Altitude Baking

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Is it true that weather and altitude have an impact on baking? And how many pieces of cake are enjoyed a day at Austria’s highest lying coffee bar and pastry shop? Norbert Santeler, Pastry Chef at the Pitztal Glacier Ski Resort, knows all the answers.
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Air + Style: The Yin and Yang of Snowboarding

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Innsbruck, the location of the very first Air + Style back in 1994, will be the epicenter of snowboarding again on February 3 and 4, 2017. The inaugural affair went down on the grounds of the Bergisel Stadium, but for the 2017 edition, the ramp and stages are moved to the heart of the town—to the Olympia World. Witness big air and big music headliners during this legendary two-day snowboarding...
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Tiny Camera, Big Action! How to Make Your Own Epic Ski Movie.

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If simply watching online videos of adrenaline junkies in their various exploits inspires you to put on your filmmaker hat and make your own viral ski or snowboard video, then Christoph Zarfl is just the person to talk to. He shared his top tips for creating epic videos with us. Lights, camera, adventure, action!
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Giggijochbahn Gondola in Sölden. The Latest of Ski Resort Innovation.

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Tirol’s Ötztal Valley is home to a ski resort innovation that is future-proofing the snow-sports industry: The new state-of-the-art Giggijochbahn Gondola in Sölden. Architect Johann Obermoser regards the building of gondolas as a link between the built and natural environment. Making the Alpine setting, with its beauty and built-in drama, accessible for people. Mission accomplished.
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