Klaus

Klaus

Having worked overseas for years, Klaus Brunner came back home to explore Tirol with camera and microphone in tow. Home is where your heart is.


by Klaus in Food & Drink

Buchteln: A Sweet Treat from Tirol

Butter, schnapps, sugar, flour and eggs: the ingredients for Buchteln are enough to make a dietician run a mile, but we don’t care. We’re talking real soul food. Buchteln are one of the tastiest sweet dishes from Tirol and a real favourite of ours. They look a little bit like miniature clouds when they come…

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Arts & Culture

Climb Every Mountain: Summit Crosses in Tirol

For locals and visitors alike, climbing a mountain in Tirol wouldn’t be complete without a grinning photo at the top next to a mighty crucifix. But why do almost all mountains in Tirol have a “summit cross” crowning their peak?

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Arts & Culture

Loud and Proud: Folk Music from Tirol

What do you think of when you hear the name Tirol? Men in Lederhosen? Sure. Women in Dirndln? Of course. But what about the music? We have put together a playlist featuring some of the best traditional music from Tirol including brass bands and accordions as well as less well-known instruments such as the dulcimer…

2 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

Ten Virtual Museums and Guided Tours in Tirol

To prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in the region, Tirol’s museums and galleries are currently closed to the public. We have therefore put together a list of ten great virtual museum experiences and guided tours for all those keen to enjoy a bit of Tirolean culture from the comfort of their own homes. Ready?…

5 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

Top Ten Places for a Virtual Visit to Tirol

Staying home is not exactly the best ways to enjoy the beauty of Tirol, but we have come up with a solution for all those keen to enjoy the majesty of the Austrian Alps from the comfort of their couch. Check out our top ten attractions for a virtual visit to Tirol and join us…

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Arts & Culture

Music in Tirol: From Rock to Reggae

From hard riffs to bubblegum pop, Carribbean calipso to Alpine afro – Tirol is home to a surprisingly diverse music scene that has much more to offer than just brass bands and yodelling.

2 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

Ask a Local: Fieberbrunn

The best places to eat? The most interesting things to see? The most beautiful mountains to climb? In our series Ask a Local we talk to people from Tirol and get the inside line on where they live. Today it’s the turn of Petra Astner from Fieberbrunn.

5 min. Reading time
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