Ancestors of the Walser, as these people are called, had left the Valais region in Switzerland centuries earlier and headed east over the high passes.Read the full story here
Rupert Parker goes hiking in a circle around the Tyrolean Brandenburg Alps, starting and finishing in Kramsach and hiking up and down for 50kms.Read the full story here
Around 30 minutes from Innsbruck, the Tyrolean village of Nuestift makes a good base for exploring the Stubai Valley and its surroundings. Rupert Parker enjoys some Tyrolean hospitality.Read the full story here
Situated in the westernmost part of Austria, bordering Switzerland and Germany, eating in Vorarlberg reflects its neighbourly influences in its food and has startling local products.Read the full story here
Vienna’s legendary attractions are its architecture, elegance, and music.
But a new trend is being experienced by Viennese and visitors alike: Enjoy a culinary and cultural weekend in Vienna, combining the springtime art and culture scene with great gastronomy.
On a rainy night in February, I was waiting in Paris’s Gare de L’Est station for the night train to Berlin. Those last four words are loaded with romance. And I was taking this winter journey in search of the romance of rail travel in a European winter.Read the full story here