MP accuses Austrian government of Madoff cover up An Austrian MP has filed a series of Parliamentary questions to make public allegations that senior banking officials and others in the Alpine Republic had actively worked with Bernie Madoff to create his global Pyramid scheme.
Wine and food holidays for men - Sattlerhof
Located in Sernauberg in Southern Styria, one of Austria’s top winegrowing areas, two brothers Willi and Hannes Sattler are serving up the ultimate in culinary holidays at their hotel and vineyard the Sattlerhof.
Gourmet ski week at Sendlhof
The luxury hotel Sendlhof in Gastein, Austria, will host a week of ski orientated gourmet and spa indulgence in March. From 17 to 24 March guests will be able to enjoy an array of après ski culinary events including tastings, presentations and of course a series regional menus.
Working up an appetite in East Tyrol
With some 357 kilometres of slopes between the south side of the Alps and Carinthia, East Tyrol is the perfect skiing destination for all sun and snow lovers. Those who work up an appetite on the slopes however are also well provided for at the dramatic Adler Lounge, perched on the top of the Cimaross peak.Working up an appetite in East Tyrol
Gourmet escapes in Kitzbühel
The ski resort of Kitzbühel in Tyrol, Austria is hoping to provide visitors with both a luxurious snowy and foodie experience this winter season with their snow pass packages.
Wienfluss extended cycle path into city centre
The new extended route along the Wienfluss that stretches from Auhof at the border of the Vienna Woods through to Kennedy Brücke in Hietzing has become a popular keep fit destination for cyclists, skaters and walkers.
Boogie on down at Bogi Park
Family fun — whatever the weather. Austria’s largest indoor playground is a multicoloured fantasy world for all children aged 1 to 12 and their parents that offers adventure and fun on an area of 5,000 square metres.
Heuriger open for business again
Famous as the big wheel, Schönbrunn Palace or the Vienna Boys Choir are the real Viennese Heuriger or wine taverns which sell their own year's wine and small cold and hot dishes in Vienna, the only capital city in Europe that has vineyards within its city borders.
Overnight with the neighbours
Glen Sweeney on a trip to Bratislava - the Slovak capital that is just a stone's throw away from the nearby Austrian eastern border.
Free entry with free card in Salzburg
The travel desk has had a reminder for anybody hoping to finally start to enjoy the summer weather which has arrived very late this year that the free "Seenland Card" is still available and valid until the end of September.