The selling-out of the mountains: Big Ski meets nature

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Green Austria Travel

This documentary by Sabine Harder and Martina Treuter originally aired a year ago on German regional broadcaster SWR. Although no English language version is available this is vital viewing for anyone interested in the future of life and tourism in the Alps. As skiing is not as popular amongst European millenials as it was with […]

Final weekend of Richard Gerstl at the Leopold Museum

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Culture

Closing on Monday the 20th after a 4 month run, this weekend is your last chance to see the ‘RICHARD GERSTL INSPIRATION – LEGACY’ exhibition at the Leopold Museum in the Vienna MuseumsQuartier. Curated by Hans-Peter Wipplinger, Diethard Leopold the exhibition includes around 50 works by Richard Gerstl. Gerstl’s oeuvre is displayed alongside over a […]

Linz air quality worse than London, Shanghai and Mexico City

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Green Austria

According to global air quality monitoring organisation BreezoMeter the air quality in Linz is worse than famously polluted and overcrowded global megalopolises like London, Shanghai and Mexico City. Scoring 41 in their Air Quality Index this puts Linz at the very bottom bound of what is considered Moderate air quality, verging on the Low quality […]

Right Wing vs UNLIMITED: Curator Marcello Farabegoli to give lecture in Linz

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Culture

The curator of the controversial Japan Unlimited exhibition, Marcello Farabegoli, will give a lecture at Kunstuniversit√§t Linz tomorrow 14th January 2020 at 12PM entitled “JAPAN Right Wing” vs “JAPAN UNLIMITED”. The controversial show held at Vienna’s Q21 closed on 24th November but not before incurring the ire of the Japanese Embassy. The Embassy officially withdrew […]

How An Austrian Park Every Year Becomes A Lake

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General News

Spectacular images that show how a park becomes a lake each spring complete with underwater trees have been captured by two divers. The snaps were taken at the Gruener See, or Green Lake as it is called in English, located in the southern Austrian province of Styria. During the winter months the lake, located near […]

Controversy Over Advert For Fucking Hell Beer

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General News

An Austrian political party has defended a decision to promote a local beer named after the village of Fucking. And because the beer is a light beer, and the German word for light is “hell”, the beer from Fucking is naturally known as Fucking Hell. It was a move that caused problems for the company […]

Mad About Mammoths At Vienna Museum

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General News

A unique exhibition in the Austrian capital Vienna has proved a massive hit after bringing together for the first time some of the most famous frozen woolly mammoth remains. The exhibition called “Mammoths. Ice Mummies from Siberia” which opened this week at the Natural History Museum in Vienna includes two mummified baby mammoths “Khroma” and […]

Luigi Restaurant Cooks Up Delicious Delights For Winter Season

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Brothers Luigi and Leo Doci who own the renowned Luigi restaurant chain will be cooking up a storm in Semmering this winter. These two top restaurateurs will be providing catering services through the “Luigi Gastronomy” branch of their company to make the winter season even more delicious in the town of Semmering in Lower Austria, […]

Spate of Crimes throughout Vienna and Lower Austria Solved

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General News

Four men have been arrested after committing 113 break-ins, 21 thefts and causing at least 260,000 Euros worth of damage. The crimes committed ranged from a break- in at a fire station to theft of traffic road signs across Vienna and Lower Austria. A 25 year old man was initially arrested for the break-in at […]

Dad Punished Child, 2, With Boiling Hot Shower

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A two-year-old girl is in an artificial coma and fighting for her life after her father threw her into a scalding hot shower leaving her with severe burns at the family home in the Austrian capital Vienna. Christian Eisenhauer told police he did not realise the shower was scalding hot when he threw the child […]