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Alps Adventuring: The Traunstein Over Night

Little adventures can sometimes be the hardest to come by:

Alpine Traditions: The Liebstatt Sunday in Gmunden

Feeding people during the Lent fasting season may be strange, showing love as well… but traditions are kept alive even as they change and adapt their original intentions….

Out Winter Running: 24H Burgenland Extreme-ly Different

The 24 Hours Burgenland Extreme has, from its inception, been a fun extreme. Walking, running, crawling – whatever you have to do – around the Neusiedler See lake…

Big Experience in a Short Run: The Hochkönigman Speed Trail

Austria’s preeminent figurehead and organizer of trail runs calls, of course you come. Last year, I had gone to the Hochkönigman Trail Running Festival for the Marathon Trail,…

On a Blue Train, to the Narcissus Festival in Bad Aussee

No need to go to Peru or across Siberia to discover a landscape from the salon coaches of a Blue Train; no need to travel all the globe…

Traunstein Trails: Naturfreundesteig

I’m not actually heading out into the mountains right now, but it’s time to finally show you one of my favorite “trails” there. The idea of showing more…

#GetAtHome Work: Unwillingly Discovering the Fascination of Biology in Marchegg

Marchegg. The area around it, the Marchfeld, may be important for Austria’s vegetable growing. We may have been enjoying the asparagus from there, but I didn’t want to…

Up, from Traunsee Beach to Feuerkogel Peak

If you want a big expedition, this wouldn’t be for you. Microadventures are finally gaining in popularity, though, and if you just want to see if you can…

Austrian Trails: Ebensee-Traunkirchen via Grosser and Kleiner Sonnstein

One of my favorite trails, the path past the Sonnstein peaks between Traunkirchen and Ebensee, offers a small dose of everything a fun romp into the mountains has…