Category - Austria

Scuba diving in an Austrian meadow

Actually, it’s the Grüner See in Austria’s Styria, which almost completely dries out in the autumn and fills with melting snow in the spring. Stunning little film, complete with submerged benches, trail markers, and hiking paths.

From 1970: Austrian Art in the Albertina

Opened last Friday, through 11-January-2009. Via ArtDaily: Austrian art takes center stage in the second in a series of exhibitions showcasing highlights from the Albertina’s collection of 20,000 international contemporary artworks. 220...

Phantastischer Realismus

If you have more than 60 minutes to kill at Wien Südbahnhof between now and 14-Sept, stroll on over the Lower Belvedere to check out Fantastic Realism, a retrospective of a half dozen Austrians who made their mark on the genre. Adam ‘n...

Wien Südbahnhof

Here’s another pair gripped by Euro2008 fever. Or some sort of fever. Just outside Wien Südbahnhof. A Gadling photo of the day today. Wien Südbahnhof , originally uploaded by pirano.  

January pic(k)s

This is a detail of this piece by Austrian sculptor Theo Blaickner at the Schillerplatz in Linz, Austria, one of a handful of my personal favorites shots taken in January. I’m not a big fan of guns but like how they look when very...

30 Second Cheap Hotel Advisor – Linz...

Kleinmunchen Wienerstrasse 404-408 4030 Linz Stayed three nights (Jan-2008) I kept calling this place Le Petit Munchen for no reason besides the odd way that my limited French seems to effortlessly roll off my tongue in German-speaking...

A few Ljubljana rail deals…

I just picked up some tickets and info at the train station, so thought I’d list it here as well. Slovenia Rail offers quite a few cheap rides to a variety of destinations. BUT it’s important to note that the number of cheap fares...

Roadtrip for Bond fans

12 days of shooting for Bond 22 is scheduled for Bregenz, Austria, in mid-spring, reports Commanderbond.net, from April 28th to May 10th. Bregenz, located near the borders with Switzerland and Lietchenstein, is about 550km from Ljubljana, a...

Vienna Riding School Near Bankruptcy

This should please at least some in the on-going “Where are they REALLY from” debate: The AP reports that the 430-year-old school which features Slovenia’s renowned Lipizzaners, is on the verge of bankruptcy after showing a...

Late October in Vienna – Divorce and...

I’m heading to Vienna on the 28th, but not for the world’s first divorce fair that will be held that weekend. (I’m just going to the airport.) There’s a captive audience for such a gathering in the Austrian capital, to...