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Grossarl

Grossarl

Grossarl, a small beautiful town situated about 70 kilometers from Salzburg, surrounded by mountain peaks of Austria’s biggest National Park High Tauern (original name Hohe Tauern). Have you heard of it? We hadn’t until last summer.   We had four days off work and free summer days shouldn’t be wasted.  We already knew that Austria has a lot of beautiful locations to offer. We also wanted to travel on budget, so we just went to Booking and chose the apartment…

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Grüß gott, Glingspitze!

Grüß gott, Glingspitze!

We’re keeping our promises, and about a month after we got home from our second Austria visit we started to plan the next “Nemventure”. This time our visit here was part of a longer road trip through total of 4 countries. During the three weeks we drove roughly 3500 kilometers and walked over 250 kilometers.  One of the highlights of this trip was re-visiting the beautiful Tappenkarsee and getting up to Glingspitze. On the fifth day of our journey we…

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Discovering Tappenkarsee

Discovering Tappenkarsee

To be honest, the booking of this trip was totally spontaneous. With the idea of escaping from city life into the middle of nowhere, we end up in an apartment house somewhere in the Salzburg Alps. (We only later found out that the name of village was Grossarl). We asked our host to recommend us some hiking trails with a lake in the surrounding area. He recommended us couple of locations, one being Tappenkarsee.   How to get here? Here…

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Discovering Austria

Discovering Austria

Have you ever thought about Austria as a travel destination? We discovered it only last winter and since then our love for it has grown strongly with every visit. If you’re as crazily exited with picturesque Alpine landscapes this country is definitely a must visit for you. We’ve also been in Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck during our Austria visits and they are undeniably very beautiful cities. But if you truly want to fall in love with the country, I’d recommend…

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