Very soon we are leaving for our next trip. I am pretty excited about this, will be my first time to South Tyrol! I always love the researching part before traveling to a new place. It makes me want to go there asap. Because this region is on my wishlist for quite some time now, I’ve been surfing the web extensively lately. The surroundings of South Tyrol are well known for its beauty. The mountain views, palm trees and subtropical temperatures; can’t wait to experience and absorb it all. But what else is typical for this region? What should we definitely do, see, eat, drink? I’ve made a list with 10 things about South Tyrol, based on what I’ve read online and heard from locals and friends.
I am happy to share this last one in the range of beautiful Chalet Villages, at least for now….I’ve discovered many more of these treasures worth sharing, so stay tuned for more in the future. Now…let me show you the Chalet Village Böhmerwald in the beautiful Bohemian Forest; last but definitely not least!
Previously I shared a post about the amazing Chalet Village Bergdorf Priesteregg and I promised that more of these treasures would follow later. Well….here is the next one in the range of Luxury Chalet Villages.
While researching I was pleasantly surprised by the fact that Austria is home to many more of these beautiful mountain villages. Again I’ve picked a traditional one. Wood, pure craftsmanship and lots of luxury extras, it’s all there! Check out the features of Almdorf St. Johann in Sankt Johann im Pongau.
I have to be honest with you. Being a mom of 3 boys, I’ve seen quite a few playgrounds over the last 11 years, but I didn’t know about this one in Sölden, Ötztal, yet. Not really suitable for the youngest family members I would say. This ‘ground’ is for the true daredevils amongst us. The fearless ones, the thrill seekers out there that yearn for a big time adrenaline shot. I’m pretty sure your teenage offspring would love to go here, even with mom and dad :). A little warning upfront is in place though; don’t show this post to your kids, if you’re not into some action. Showing to them is definitely going with them!
If you yearn to escape from the hustle of daily life, unwind and reload your energy level in a very pleasant way, you might consider a stay here at Bergdorf Priesteregg. It’s the combination that makes this one so very attractive: maximum privacy and the luxury features of a top notch hotel.
Of course the concert is one of the great things to go to, during Closing Weekend. But for those of you who are not that much into this music, there are loads of other great things to do and places to go to in Ischgl. I’ve selected my favorite ones and love to share them with you. It’s a combination of fine restaurants, nice spots for a drink and/or dance and experiencing the brand new, state-of-art gondola lift.
Once a year – always in week 11 – I fly to the beautiful village of Serfaus. This village is located at an altitude of 1427 meters, on a sunny plateau above the Tyrolean Inn Valley and is definitely one of my favorites. I’ve been doing this for 6 years now. Always love to go back here. Through the years I’ve collected spots, tips, venues and things that I love to share with you in this blogpost.
Vienna was named the city with the best life quality in the world by the global consulting firm Mercer – four times in a row. But why is Vienna so high ranked? Personally I think the slow and very traditional lifestyle makes a huge difference to other metropoles in the world. And the Viennese Ball-season is a big part of this old fashioned life-style of Viennese citizens.
Once a year the entire ski world goes to the picturesque and upscale ski resort Kitzbühel in Tyrol. For one week this charming village is packed with visitors from all over the world. Press, top notch ski athletes and many, many celebrities; Everyone is into the ‘Hahnenkamm Fever’. The best ski athletes in the world gather in Kitzbühel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The ‘Streif’ is regarded THE BOMB. The most legendary and spectacular ski slope in the world and asks the utmost of the skiers.
Kühtai is the highest skivillage in Austria ( 2.020m ) and therefore very snow-sure. For us choosing this village in December turned out to be a very good move. The predictions for most of the ski resorts around Christmas promised a green week, but Kühtai was fully covered in white.