With passion for the detail—and with a twinkle in her eye, Christina Schwemberger takes you on a journey to meet amazing people, visit interesting places, and experience all that Tirol has to offer.

by Christina in Food & Drink

How to Make Tirolean Kiachl – the Austrian Croissant

As a little girl it felt like my father could do anything. One of his magic tricks was cooking a specific dish synonymous with Tirol: Kiachl. I still remember the smell and sound in our home when he made them. Kiachln are doughy discs traditionally served with Sauerkraut, though these days you will also find…

2 min. Reading time
by Christina in Food & Drink

Baking Christmas Cookies – Step by Step

Outside the wind whistles and the rain pours, but inside the warm farmhouse kitchen it’s nice and cosy. The scent of freshly baked cookies fills the air and reminds me of my childhood, when we would pinch the odd biscuit straight from the tray as soon as they came out of the oven. With Christmas…

5 min. Reading time
by Christina in Bits & Pieces

Mountain Weddings

Small weddings are on the rise as couples seek to make their weddings a more personal and intimate celebration. Lonely beaches are very popular, but what could be dreamier than getting married on a mountaintop, surrounded by all of nature’s glory? Mountain weddings make a unique alternative to the standard beach destination wedding.

6 min. Reading time
by Christina in Arts & Culture

Of Giants, Kings and Monsters: Tales from Tirol

Tirol is home to countless tales, myths and legends about miraculous meetings and extraordinary events. Passed on from one generation to the next, they have become part of regional folklore. Whether or not they are true depends very much on who you speak to. However, in some cases there is evidence indicating that the events…

6 min. Reading time
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