Living in Austria: Mountains and Nature

Living in the mountains and being close to nature is a dream for many. The lure of the Alps draws people from all over the world to Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland. All in search of the idyllic mountain lifestyle in the great outdoors. So what makes the Alpine lifestyle so appealing? Is it the… Continue reading Living in Austria: Mountains and Nature

Country Living

Country living is different to city living. In the city, life is exciting with everything on your doorstep. In the country, community thrives and the landscape is beautiful. City life is competitive and expensive but full of opportunity. Country life is quiet but connected to nature. For many, too much city living leads to a craving… Continue reading Country Living

Wandering in the Wilder Kaiser

The Alps were made for exploring, and Austria’s Wilder Kaiser mountains are a treat for anyone with an adventurous spirit. The Tirol region, on the border with Bavarian Germany, is a beautiful part of the world. The landscape is like a scene from The Sound of Music with dramatic mountains, rolling green hills and pretty houses. In the winter, skiers and snowboarders flock… Continue reading Wandering in the Wilder Kaiser

The Mountains Are Calling

A fascination with the mountains is still fairly new for me. It's something that has slowly developed during the last few years. In the past I was always drawn to beaches and the ocean. I love the warmth of tropical climates, swimming in the sea and diving through the waves. I love the sand between my… Continue reading The Mountains Are Calling

How To Cook Like A Tirolean

Lesson number one. Use lots of cheese. And if cheese is not your style, then I'm afraid  you're out of luck. Especially when it comes to the traditional Tirolean dish of Käsespätzle, an Austrian version of macaroni and cheese. Cheese is in plentiful supply in the Austrian province of Tirol, and dairy-farming is big business throughout the… Continue reading How To Cook Like A Tirolean