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Jagdhausalmen Alpine Pastures, Defereggen, East Tirol, Austria, Europe

Rosanna Battisti’s passion is travel, adventure, and skiing – that’s why she is always eager to come back home for winter.

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Updated on 08.04.2024 in Recommendations from Rosanna
6 min reading time
Actually, Tyrolean cuisine is quite hearty: The classics include Kaiserschmarren (shredded pancake), bacon or cheese dumplings, with cooking centered around a lot of meat and dairy products. However, an increasing number of restaurants and hotels are demonstrating that it can be done differently by specializing in plant-based cuisine. We've looked around and discovered a selection of vegan favorite spots throughout the country.
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Località: Achenkirch
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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 some weird) facts about the world’s most ubiquitous Christmas carol that celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2018.
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A leap into the unknown! Canyoning is just one of the many activities on offer at Area47.
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Updated on 13.04.2022 in Recommendations from Rosanna
5 min reading time
One last night of partying with your friends – that is what stag nights and hen dos are all about. Located in the heart of the Austrian Alps, Tirol is a great destination for all kinds of fun, action and adventure. Check out our tips for the ultimate final fling before tying the knot.
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Gasthof Edelweiß goes Boutique Hotel: Miriam and Dave are living their dream.
13 locations across the globe, 13 struggling restaurants and 13 episodes: “Restaurants on the Edge” is the latest food show launching on Netflix on February 28, 2020. One episode is set in the Austrian Tirol and tells the story of Miriam and Dave from Pettneu.
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Updated on 11.04.2018 in Recommendations from Rosanna
9 min reading time
A town that has been praised in song, a historic fortress, frescoed facades, centuries old inns and restaurants and one of the last one-passenger chair lifts in the country: Steeped in history and character, the small town of Kufstein was hotly contested through the ages.
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Updated on 08.08.2017 in Recommendations from Rosanna
7 min reading time
A blend of historic and modern architecture, finest glass art, jaw-dropping views and mouth-watering cakes and pastries: Rattenberg may be smallest town in Austria, but there is nothing small about its charming allure.
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A beautiful spot to take a rest: The inner courtyard with arcades in Schwaz
Updated on 28.02.2017 in Recommendations from Rosanna
11 min reading time
What is today a sleepy little town with pastel-washed houses and winding streets was once, believe it or not, the place where the richest and most powerful people of Europe lived, where an elephant took a rest, where famous physician and alchemist Paracelsus pursued his research and where a church stood the test of time. Schwaz offers surprises that stretch the traditional image of the town.
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Updated on 24.02.2017 in Recommendations from Rosanna
9 min reading time
A few minutes by road east of Tirol’s capital Innsbruck is what many assert to be the most beautiful town in Tirol – ancient Hall, origin of the Dollar and where kestrels fly in and out of Hasegg Castle. And with a wonderfully preserved historic center actually larger than that of Innsbruck.
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Kitzbühel was awarded town status 750 years ago., © Maria Kirchner
What do you think of when you hear the name Kitzbühel? Probably the famous Hahnenkammrennen downhill ski race, celebrities living the high life, elegant boutiques and fine dining restaurants. But this pretty town in the east of Tirol has much more to offer than its glitzy and glamorous reputation may suggest. I set out on a quest to discover the "real" Kitzbühel – a place of history and culture that has always been ahead of its time.
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