Recently l went to the beautiful Salzbugerland to enjoy Hinterglemm in all its winter glory. Not my first time at this lovely Alpine village, but my first time ever though, visiting the ADLER RESORT. I was there to attend the Grand Opening event and experience the ‘YouareAdler’ way of being a guest at this brand new house.
Just got back from my trip to Austria and seeing all those fab ski fashion brands in the shops over there, I really got inspired to write this post about my Top 4 favorite brands of this season and show you some highlights of their collections. If you haven’t decided about your ski outfit yet, or need some last minute Christmas wishlist inspiration, the brands in my post may be of help. They are from Austria, South Tyrol and The Netherlands and have one thing in common: Main goal is to design stunning ski fashion to make you shine like never before, on and off slope!
Do you feel it already? That restless winterwonderland fever, that makes you want to pack your stuff and head to the Alps asap. To add some extra fever to it, I’ve selected some really nice, colorful suitcase essentials. Just to spice it up a bit and make you shine like a diamant in the Alps.
Always wanted to have a look inside the most expensive chalet in the Austrian Alps? Well…this is it! The Chalet N in Oberlech, is where the richest among us relax and have a blast in maximum privacy. Surrounded by top notch amenities and in one of the most beautiful and high end ski resorts in Austria. Are you ready to absorb some eye candy images of Alpine style at the highest level?
Just got back from a couple of great days in Saalbach and I’m still thrilled about this positive vibe I’ve experienced over there. Almost 10 years ago I was in Saalbach for the first time, but this time it turned out to be totally different! I had already heard a lot about it. The event was created by the ‘fab 4’ – Wim, Fabian, Anouk & Laura – and rolled out by the professional and dedicated Dutchweek crew. My expectations were high and I was prepared for everything….
Arriving at the Hotel Lux Alpinae in Sankt Anton immediately aroused my curiosity. A house so unconventional, built upon an extremely steep slope (40°) and with these mainly raw materials. Couldn’t wait to find out how it would be to stay here for a few days…Let me tell you about this remarkable place and the 5 reasons why you should definitely consider to stay here.
Our ride from hotspot Sölden to the chic spa resort of Bad Hofgastein was beautiful. The scenery changed gradually from the high peaks of Tyrol to the predominantly rolling Salzburgerland landscape. This was going to be another 48 hours in a very different setting and vibe, but with one consistent feature in both resorts: fresh snow!
It’s your first time in hotspot ski-resort Sölden and you only have 48 hours to explore it. What should you definitely do and where should you go, to get the best first impression of this very versatile ski resort? A couple of weeks ago I was there. It inspired me to write down this checklist. A list that will guide you along the finest spots Sölden has to offer. According to me, obviously..
The drive to 4 star superior hotel DAS.GOLDBERG in Bad Hofgastein was a lovely one. Heavy snowfall had created this amazing scenery. The climb all the way up to the hotel was quite challenging, but was definitely worth it. When I walked into the hotel, the first thing that struck me was the lovely smell of fresh, roasted coffee. A good sign, instantly felt the cozyness and hospitality.
To me one of the best parts of being on the slopes is, that joyful moment when you kick off your ski’s to go for lunch. I love these endless lunches, high up in the mountains, preferably sitting outside in the winter sun. It may sound a bit crazy, but the level of cuisine and service on the slopes is definitely something I keep in mind, when deciding where to go for a ski trip. Don’t settle for uninspired, soulless, self-service restaurants. It takes away so much of that lovely, traditional ski-vibe. Make sure to enjoy it to the fullest and choose the ones, where they waiter your table in Tracht and serve delicious homemade dishes, mostly based on family recipes. That’s the way you want it to be. Agree? Check the ones on my list, for sure they will give you that typical Austrian feeling!