For his birthday Mr A had received a voucher for a night at a small B&B in the Gesäuse region, a national park in Styria. My Dad has stayed at the B&B numerous times and had asked the owners if they were willing to provide us with food during our stay. They agreed asking we call them a few days in advance so I could discuss my special request with the chef.
Continue reading Alicioustravels: A long weekend of hiking at Gesäuse →
This summer was definitely a good summer for us hiker! Mr A and myself spent three long weekends in the mountains – plus a quick getaway after our wedding (our honeymoon is yet to come). Continue reading Alicioustravels: A long weekend of hiking in the Dachstein-region →
Last summer was unusually long and unusually hot – exactly the way I like it. My plants agreed a 100% and brought an abundance of fruit (that we are still enjoying – my tomato plant looks like it’s going to produce until at least Christmas). Continue reading Aliciouslyvegan: Heavenly tomato sauce →
When I was five years old we moved from an apartment in a town of 50,000 to a house with garden to a village of a few hundred. It’s the place where my maternal grandfather was born, called Wald which – aptly – translates to “forest”. Continue reading Aliciouslife: Picking wild blackberries →
One of many things that make living in Vienna so convenient is the fact that it takes you less than 2 hours to get to the mountains. And I mean mountains, not rolling hills. Real mountains to hike, climb and ski. Over the years, Rax has evolved as the favourite mountain of choice for a relaxing day trip. Continue reading Alicioustravels: Rax – our favourite local mountain →
As mentioned in my previous post, Mr A and I did a fair bit of walking during our recent holiday at Achensee.
Our hikes of choice – which all turned out to be amazing – were the following Continue reading Alicioustravels: Hiking the Achensee region →
As you will have seen on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, we had a pretty awesome week: gorgeous mountain weather with blue skies and little wind, barely any other tourists and a lovely apartment – all in a prime locations for people who love the outdoors.
Our getaway to Achensee last week was so perfect in every way that we were not only reluctant to leave, we actually added another day and only arrived back in Vienna yesterday. I guess that says it all. Continue reading Alicioustravels: An Ode to Achensee →
Mr A and myself had been contemplating a hiking trip in early summer for a while but only now did we decide to actually book it. While initially Alto Adige or Lake Garda in Italy together with the area around Bled in Slovenia were our favoured destinations, we eventually decided on a place much closer – and in Austria. Continue reading Alicioustravels: Achensee →
My balcony garden is coming along beautifully: Everything is growing, blooming and some plants are already bearing fruit. Continue reading Aliciouslife: My balcony garden – blooming, growing →