Carinthia’s Children’s Treasures – Mickey Mouse and Kinder Hotels


One of the most memorable stories I ever had out of Austria when I worked as a correspondent for the Daily Telegraph was the discovery that Mickey Mouse had appeared in a 700-year-old fresco on a church wall in Carinthia. I remember the story well because it was so unbelievable – but sure enough when […]

Six kangaroos and 52 birds in 1,300km truck ride

General News

A Bulgarian tried to smuggle six kangaroos and more than 50 birds from the Netherlands into his homeland, Austrian border officials have revealed.Officials in Nickelsdorf, Burgenland, on the Austrian-Hungarian border said today (Fri) they stopped the lorry during a traffic check campaign yesterday.”The man told us he bought the six kangaroos and 52 rare birds […]