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The Empire Strikes Back

Emperor Franz Josef died exactly 100 years ago this year, formally bringing the Habsburg Empire to an end. In reality, the empire had been crippled for years, well before the beginning of World War I, but Josef’s death was the final blow, making him the last Habsburg emperor. 3,828 more words

Skiing in Alpbach!

Three months into 2016 and I’m already 2 ski holidays down! Impressive for a beginner, right?

So after a first hectic week of beginner lessons in Tignes, France in January, I ended up at a much smaller resort to improve my newfound skills. 656 more words


Valentine's Day in Austria 🇦🇹❤️

So lucky me got to spend a long weekend over Valentines Day in Austria with Matt. We were fortunate that Valentines Day fell on a Sunday, but unfortunately weren’t together to celebrate his birthday (guess we will have to go somewhere cool next year since he’s turning 30 😳). 434 more words

Cee's Fun Foto Challenge

Good morning from another warm and humid Hastings day.

So how refreshing to dig out some older, colder photos of my time in Austria.  It has been fun looking at all the cold posts but to be honest, I much prefer it here in New Zealand, at least where I live now – no snow, or virtually no snow in Hastings. 119 more words


Alpbach, Austria

Europe Journey 2015 – Day 28 to 31

Day 28

Today we left Switzerlnd and arrived in Albach, Austria. Our GPS couldn’t find the address where we are staying so we asked some people in a cafe if they knew the place. 536 more words