A brave mom to two wild boys, Julia König explores the great outdoors with her family in tow. Ready to attempt new challenges and explore new adventure playgrounds, she provides inspiration, travel tips, and destination reviews for families.

by Julia in Feel Good

A Pilgrim’s Progress

“All roads lead to Rome,” the saying goes. However, everyone knows that pilgrimages are about more than just getting from A to B. They are a chance to escape the stress of daily life, to be at one with yourself – and to explore the nature of Tirol.

10 min. Reading time
by Julia in Bits & Pieces

“Downhill”: The Filming Locations

The film “Downhill” featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell was shot in winter 2019 on location in Ischgl, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis and the Kaunertal Valley in the Austrian Tirol. We have taken a close look at the filming spots to find out where you can ski “The Beast” yourself.

9 min. Reading time
by Julia in Family

Up Into the Tree Tops: The X-Trees Aerial Forest Park in Serfaus

Actually I have fear of heights. Actually. But then I went on a trip to Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis Region with my boys and of course they recognized the high ropes course at the entrance to Serfaus at first sight. Their enthusiasm was overwhelming and I had no other choice than to work my way from one platform…

6 min. Reading time
by Julia in Family

Mountain Adventure in Landeck Area: The Fendels Summer Mountain

Usually, I explore the mountains in the environs of Innsbruck and in Tirol’s Unterland Region together with my boys. Thus I thought it’s time to head west and see what’s on offer for families in Upper Inntal Valley. On a rainy day in fall we ended up on the Fendels Summer Mountain, which makes for…

4 min. Reading time
by Julia in Food & Drink

Cranberry Sauce: My best Recipe

In Tirol, fall is the season to pick “Granten” (cranberries) and to make them into homemade, fresh, fruity cranberry sauce. Here’s a classic, simple and easy recipe for making delicious cranberry sauce from scratch. At this time of year, cranberries are absolutely perfect with venison.

2 min. Reading time
by Julia in Family

Mountain Adventure at Innsbruck Area: Stubaital Valley’s Treehouse Trail

Hiking can be something that is easily bumped from your schedule if inclement weather hits. So what are you going to do? Stay inside because the weather is conspiring against you? Well, perhaps it’s time to add a little variety to your hiking routine. The rule of thumb for a rainy-day hike is: Make it…

4 min. Reading time
by Julia in Family

Family Attractions at Kitzbühel Area: Pillersee Family Land

Amusement parks are happy to oblige with opportunities for hanging upside down from a roller coaster, swirling down a waterslide or riding easy on a slow train ride. My boys simply can’t get enough of all the attractions on offer and I’m really glad for them having fun… If there wasn’t the admission price—and the…

5 min. Reading time
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