After falling in love with a hunky Tirolean working in the UK many moons ago, I upped sticks and left the suburbs of London to follow my heart to Tirol. As a non-German speaker, it was a baptism of fire and I was immediately confronted with the weird and wonderful Tirolean dialect in its many forms. No language course or dictionary in the world could have prepared me for what lay ahead.
Last season The Ski Club of Great Britain returned to the Austrian Tirol region to film season two of their 7in7 series, visiting seven different resorts. Follow their videographer’s journey as he shares his impressions of the resorts from a filmmaker’s perspective!
Hello, kids, goodbye, skiing? Please, don’t give up—skiing can be an enriching experience for both kids and adults! A family ski holiday is one of the most satisfying, fun and memorable ways to spend time together. It’s great to share the mountains and the snow you love with the people you love. However, planning a family ski trip can feel overwhelming. At what age can kids start skiing? How...
East Tirol. Christian, my husband, has been backcountry skiing and ski touring in Villgratental Valley several times. Every time he returned home, he was totally enthralled by the experience. Not only because of the varied backcountry terrain; he also liked the remote valleys and the pristine wilderness in this area on the border to South Tyrol. East Tirol is where Austria and Italy collide. There...
Verena-Annabella, a Tirol-based blogger and graphic designer, loves to take her dogs to the great outdoors. All it takes is a few basic precautions walkers can follow to make their trip as safe as possible, for both them and the animals they come across, as she highlights in this guest blog post.
In this guest blog, Ischgl hotel owner Alexander von der Thannen gives you the inside scoop to the perfect ski vacation in Ischgl: From his Trofana Royal Five Star Superior Hotel over his favourite ski trails to fine dining options and top vantage spots.
Gallzeiner Company in Tirol’s Unterinntal has been handcrafting some of the finest wood sleds on the market for 40 years. Gallzeiner Sleds are widely respected for their craftsmanship and quality is the priority. They don’t want to turn their sledges into a mass product—instead, they give the same time, energy, and dedication to each and every sled that leaves their shop.