Christina

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With passion for the detail—and with a twinkle in her eye, Christina Schwemberger takes you on a journey to meet amazing people, visit interesting places, and experience all that Tirol has to offer.

Wake Up & Stay Alert! The Best Ways to Combat Spring Fatigue

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It is really mean. The sun is shining, the days are growing longer and the open-air season has begun. Spring has sprung, but not everyone feels energetic. For some, it is a season of leaden limbs and fits of yawning. While the world is waking up, they want to go to sleep. Observing the total renewal of nature after a long and cold winter is unbelievably beautiful, but it can make you behave like a...
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A Bath With A View

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“There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.” … said Sylvia Plath, one of the most renowned and influential poets, novelists, and short story writers of the 20th century.
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My Uncle, the Alpine Herdsman

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I have to stoop to enter through the low door. The wooden planks had long since grown weathered and warped. The wooden floor creaks when I walk on it. For a moment, I have to get used to the dark interior, which is such a contrast from the heat and glare of the outside. Left …

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Bring Your Dog to Tirol

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To simply put it, having a dog has changed my life. Dogs have the added benefit of needing to be walked and played with. This means that my furry companion encourages me to exercise more, which boosts my mood and energy levels. Getting up in the morning is more fun, as my ‘alarm clock’ greets me with a tail wag and looking at him makes me feel good, loved and adorable (without makeup and with...
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Thrill Seekers, Meet Your Match on the Osttirodler Alpine Coaster. Scaredy-Cat Triumphs!

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Osttirodler…..? What kind of Yeti can there be in East Tirol’s capital Lienz? In fact, it’s a new year-round attraction that has made its way to Lienz: The Osttirodler Alpine Coaster offers a thrilling ride down the mountain, showcasing mountain views and a thrilling slide through the forest. The state-of-the-art coaster opened by the end of last year and is guaranteed to get your adrenaline...
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True—or Not? The Truth about Tiroleans, or: Dissolving Fallacies

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Like every country, Tirol is associated with stereotypes. None of us living in the ‘Land in the Mountains’ are immune to stereotyping. To some, these stereotypes may provoke anger. To most of us, they are harmless jokes based on the identity that the Tirolean people have established towards other countries through the years. Which, in …

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