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

Superfood from Tirol: “Graukäse” and “Zieger”

While the Italians are proud of their prized “parmigiano” and the French crazy about their creamy “camembert”, Tiroleans have their “Graukäse”. Though almost completely unknown outside the region, this delicious dairy delicacy definitely deserves more attention. It is made from fermented milk and not only tastes great but is also surprisingly healthy thanks to its…

5 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

Ask a Local: Wildschönau

Where to eat and drink? Which attractions you won’t want to miss? Which peak to bag? “Ask a Local” is a new series exploring iconic places in Tirol from the perspective of the people who know it best: locals. This time around, Wildschönau-native Christine Silberberger gives us the scoop.

4 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Nature

Hohe Tauern National Park: A Rich and Varied History

Teeming with unique wildlife species and plant species found nowhere else, Hohe Tauern National Park is the largest protected high-country landscape of Austria. Read on to learn what led to the establishment of Austria’s first National Park.

4 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

The top ten beers from Tirol

Tirol’s brewing landscape is diversifying. Small start-ups are appearing throughout the region, while larger and more established breweries are experimenting more than ever before. We put together a team of beer experts and set them the onerous task of selecting the top ten beers from Tirol. Cheers!

8 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

Five Walks for Foodies

Your head is spinning as you try to identify a seemingly infinite array of peaks spread out before you. Your mind feels slow and calm. Calm enough to hear your tummy’s rumbling. In my eyes, hiking and refuelling over hearty delicacies go together like bacon and eggs. They say that food tastes better at altitude…

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Sports

Five Epic Long-Distance Trails for Tireless Hikers

Long-distance hikes are tough and testing, but the rewards are undeniable. There’s the feeling of absolute adventure out among Alpine nature, the chance to escape workaday stresses and the sense of accomplishment that comes with completing one: These five “Great Walks” are remarkably easy on the eye, though not on the body, with rugged and…

4 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Sports

Five Best Mountain Bike Rides for Explorers

Full of jaw-dropping scenery, breathtaking vistas and amazing downhill cruising, Tirol has long been a sought-after destination for mountain bikers. With an incomprehensible amount of 5,800 kilometers of trails, this is truly a mountain biker’s playground. That landscape also makes it a no-brainer for great e-biking, which enables riders to cover more ground in less…

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

10 Tips to Beat the Heat in Tirol

With temperatures soaring above 30°C, many will be seeking out ways to escape the heat. Fortunately, no matter how hot it is, there’s always a couple of good ways to cool down in the Alps. Whether it’s heading to higher elevation or underground or splashing around in a crystal clear tarn, there are plenty of…

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