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 Sports

Upstream Surfing in Tirol

Mention Tirol and the mind turns to mountains, skiing, maybe mountain biking or yodelling. But not surfing. Yet in this mountainous country thousands of miles from the seas, a growing number of landlocked surf addicts are heading for Inn River to catch a wave.

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by Klaus in Sports

Five Rock Climbing Areas for All Ages

Climbing builds self-esteem, improves strength and balance, and teaches how to focus on a task. Rock climbing in the great outdoors of Tirol is a wonderful opportunity for families to exercise together while having fun. Here are five outstanding family-friendly rock climbing areas that offer fantastic scrambling for all ages and abilities.

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Arts & Culture

Summer solstice fires in Tirol

Tiroleans mark the longest day of the year by lighting fires in the mountains. One of the areas with the most spectacular summer solstice celebrations can be found at the Zugspitze mountain. The tradition of summer solstice fires dates back many centuries and is today included on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage List.

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by Klaus in Recommendations

Pristine & Remote: Peer Alm in Navis

Luxury hotels, spa resorts and amusement parks? These are the things you definitely won’t find in Navistal Valley. It’s Tirol’s beautiful little secret. A gorgeous remote area, tucked deep in rugged mountains, it provides visitors with unmatched solitude, a multitude of recreational opportunities as well as great local food.

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Nature

Five Photo-Worthy Locales to Dazzle Your Followers

Brimming with extraordinary mountain landscapes, Tirol is a photophile’s dreamland that overflows with natural sights begging to be captured by camera. Dazzle your friends and followers at home by shooting memories at one of these photo-worthy locales. Here are five of our country’s most photogenic natural sights and tips when to snap the perfect shot!

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

8 Amazing Romantic Getaways in Tirol

In spring, love is around every corner so what could be more appropriate than a romantic weekend getaway with your significant other? Whether your idea of romance is historic surroundings, romantic seclusion or sleeping in a bed of hay, there’s a hotel in Tirol to set your heart aflutter.

5 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

Burgeralm: A Haven for Cheese Lovers

Raw-milk alpine cheese, Tilsiter cheese, yogurt, butter, cured bacon… if you want to sample finest, handcrafted regional specialties, put Burgeralm Alpine Pasture Hut in Rettenschöss on your itinerary. Moreover, you can soak in the majesty of the mountains at this family-friendly place which is easily accessible and makes for a great day out.

4 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

7 Must Try Drinks in Tirol

As much as we love the authentic food in Tirol, your experience isn’t complete without trying some of the signature beverages—from milky over fruity to bubbly! Here are seven of the best refreshments you need to know about to drink like a local.

4 min. Reading time
by Klaus in People

The Village Lift of Navis

Installed in 1960, powered by a 42-horsepower diesel engine, crossing the village road: The T-Bar lift of Navis represents a fading era of the snow sport. Lift operator Friedl Peer has been keeping the lift running for two decades.

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