by Rosanna in Arts & Culture

10 Surprising Facts About “Silent Night! Holy Night!”

On Christmas Eve 1818, a song was born that would wing its way into the hearts of people throughout the world. Now translated into hundreds of languages, “Silent Night! Holy Night!” is sung by untold millions every December – but how did this particular tune come to achieve such popularity? Here are ten surprising (and…

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by Klaus in Recommendations

eMTB Riding Tips & Techniques for Beginners

The new era of electric mountain bikes promises a wider world to ride and explore. With that extra electric boost, you will be able to realize adventures that previously seemed out of reach. But how do they ride? There are a few things to consider when setting out on an electric bike versus a regular,…

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by Eva in Bits & Pieces

Ed Sheeran’s Music Video for “Perfect” – Filmed in Tirol

The clip for British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran’s sugar-sweet love song “Perfect” was shot on location in Tirol’s Zillertal Valley in October. The video has everything you could want: snowy scenery, moments of friendship, and… an intriguing love story. And we have all the places where it was shot:

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by Michael in Sports

How to Be a Better Skier: 9 Ways to Improve Your Skiing

We spoke with experienced and knowledgeable ski instructor Nikolaus Niedermoser from Neustift Ski School in Stubaital Valley. This skiing tutorial sequence consists of 9 professional teaching videos that introduce the fundamental skiing techniques. Read on to get some tips on refining skiing skills by Nik in this blog post.

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by Michael in Bits & Pieces

Tiny Camera, Big Action! How to Make Your Own Epic Ski Movie.

If simply watching online videos of adrenaline junkies in their various exploits inspires you to put on your filmmaker hat and make your own viral ski or snowboard video, then Christoph Zarfl is just the person to talk to. He shared his top tips for creating epic videos with us. Lights, camera, adventure, action!

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by Eva in Sports

Sledding & Tobogganing Safety Tips – Learn How to Steer and Brake

Sledding redefines what it means to have fun in the snow. Andreas, who has been operating Rauthhütte Hut and Sledding Run in Leutasch for decades, has shown Christine how to make this heart-pounding, high-speed fun safe and enjoyable. The quaint hut provides a warm welcome to sledders, winter walkers and ski touring enthusiasts in the…

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by Eva in Sports

Getting Started in Cross Country Skiing – Classic & Skate Skiing Techniques

Last winter, it was Christine’s first time on skinny, Nordic skis. Thomas, a cross country skiing instructor in Seefeld in Tirol, taught her some basic techniques. Given its low risk of injury compared with Alpine skiing, cross country skiing is becoming increasingly popular among people looking for a fun winter sport with great health benefits.…

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