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 Arts & Culture

Playlist: Top 7 Christmas Carols from Tirol

Sleepy shepherds, reflective yodelling and, of course, the classic “Silent Night, Holy Night” are among our seven favourite Christmas carols from Tirol. We have recorded each and every one to bring a little alpine atmosphere to your living room. Feel free to sing along!

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

Zillertal Bier: Beer-Hind The Scenes

Beer has been made in the village of Zell am Ziller for over 500 years. The local brewery, Zillertal Bier, recently opened a state-of-the-art interactive exhibition inviting visitors to learn about how beer is made and the importance of good ingredients. We took a look around the “BrauKunstHaus” in the Zillertal Valley – finishing, of…

4 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

“Strauben”: The Original Recipe to Try at Home

“Strauben” are Tirol’s answer to funnel cakes: A batter of flour, eggs and milk is poured through a funnel, fried to even brownness and sprinkled with powdered sugar – a wonderfully crispy dessert that is fun to make at home.

2 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

“Apfelradln”: Enjoy the Taste of Tirol at Home

Apples, flour, eggs and milk. That’s all you need to make “Apfelradln”, one of the most popular sweet treats in Tirol. Mix them all together and pop them in the pan with a little butter for a few minutes et voilà. Check out the recipe below for what we think is probably the best way…

2 min. Reading time
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
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