Culture

  1. UNESCO Cultural Heritage: The Pinzgau festive costume

    Garnierspenzer, quilted bodice and hats have been included by UNESCO in the list of intangible cultural heritage in Austria. We found out what the Pinzgauer Festtagstracht is all about and how it found its way onto this list.   If you have...
  2. Time for a different advent

    Admittedly, there are many beautiful Christmas markets to be found in the Salzburger Land in the run-up to Christmas. A special jewel that stands out from other events in many ways is the Schwarzleo Advent market in Leogang. What makes it so unique?...
  3. Ever heard of "Rauhnächte"?

    The days are getting shorter, the nights longer and longer. It is dark outside, the cold is getting more noticeable, and moves into our homes. During evenings, people prefer to heat the stove and snuggle under the blankets. Sometimes, mystical...
  4. Hiking pass challenge: mountain hut Steinalm

    The first hiking pass challenge hike 2022 lead me to the mountain hut Steinalm in Saalfelden - and I wasn't alone. Music enthusiasts, mountain lovers and the band Styrian Bloods & Bulgarian Spirit accompanied me. Why? Because this hike...