Pauline Krätzig

Pauline Krätzig

Pauline Krätzig likes nothing more than writing about people – their culture, their (hi)stories, their traditions. Tirol is home to plenty of each. And to some seriously good pine schnapps.

by Pauline Krätzig in Feel Good

Natural High: The Benefits of the Mountains

The physical and mental health benefits of walking in the mountains have long been known. Now, a recent study carried out by Dr Thomas Küpper from the Aachen University Clinic has given important insights into the effect of altitude on the human body. We sat down with Dr Küpper to talk red blood cells, euphoria…

9 min. Reading time
by Pauline Krätzig in Arts & Culture

Mountains are bridges

For over 600 years, humans and sheep have been going back and forth between the alpine pastures of North and South Tirol. 3,000-metre-high peaks, steep ridges, and human-made borders are not an obstacle for the tradition of Transhumance.

14 min. Reading time
by Pauline Krätzig in Bits & Pieces

100 Things We Can’t Wait To Do Again

Is there really a life beyond video conferencing, Netflix binges and evenings in cooking the same old dish for the 112th time? We certainly hope so! Right now nobody quite knows if and when we will be able to enjoy all our favourite things again this summer, but there’s certainly plenty of items pencilled in…

6 min. Reading time
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