Wine. Four letters that awaken longings. Of course, also because of the exquisite taste of good wines and cozy evenings with friends or family. From the point of view of the hiker, however, for a completely different reason!
7 helpful rules of conduct for hiking when a thunderstorm threatens.
A perfact example for a long distance hiking trail for pleasure and enjoyment
Our Explorer Tours are designed for adventurous travelers to be the first to test and experience unusual travel formats. Unfortunately, the Fair Trails Explorer Tours to Nepal had to be postponed due to the pandemic. Read more in this blog.
The Alpe-Adria-Trail is one of our flagships in sustainable tourism. We report on our latest activities in product development and booking management in this blog.
Cross my heart! If you have been thinking about a Nepal trekking, the idea of “once seeing Mount Everest” was certainly a driving force. But from where can you admire Mt. Everest most beautifully? Here is our expert tip!
An attempt at a ranking: In the past, we have often been asked at the Trail Info & Booking Center about the technical difficulty and physical demands of our trails.
The Airbus is landing on the runway of Tribhuvan International Airport and it feels like the giant bird has landed on a farmland. It rumbles and crashes because the runway is broken and is being repaired in the patchwork. A small foretaste of the city, where chaos and improvisation dominate everyday life.
Of paths and detours on trails. Self-discovery is in vogue and has become a buzzword in recent years. Sometimes you almost have the impression that you have to find yourself, so to speak.
Winter 2019 is history! The last ski tourers have successfully completed the Nockberge Trail through the Nockberge Biosphere Park. Behind us lies an intense and successful winter.
Five reasons for a hiking trip on the Luchs Trail – long-distance hiking through Austria’s Wild Center
A lot has already been written about the new long-distance hiking trail in Austria, the Luchs Trail! We will give you five reasons why you should definitely take this hiking trail in Austria.
Let’s be honest: What is the best time of day in the mountains? The minutes and hours with the most beautiful moods? I bet most people won’t answer with lunchtime, but with morning and evening moods. So the times of sunrises and sunsets, when the sun bathes nature in golden or blue light.
This is certainly a philosophical title for an update on a transnational INTERREG project. But it fits perfectly to the Amazon of Europe Bike Trail project. We explain here why.
In late fall 2020, we launched a public-private partnership (PPP) with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) for the further development of the High Scardus Trail in the Western Balkans.
One of the most frequently asked questions that our team at the Trail Info & Booking Center are faced with is: “When is the best time to travel in Nepal? Well, this question cannot be answered easily, because the Himalayan country is just as diverse as the wishes and desires of our customers.
„Langsam genießen in Kärnten“, a holistic and unique taste experience. With “slow food” to a flavour explosion.
Fair Trails Himalayas is the passionately driven contribution of Trail Angels in the development cooperation between Austria and Nepal: It combines new, high standards for sustainable and fair trekking tourism with uniquely exceptional trips – the “Fair Trails Experiences”.
Special times require special measures… we hear this sentence very often. Especially concerning travelling, many things are still uncertain concerning COVID-19.
There are many web platforms for hiking trips. No less is the number of hiking route planners on the worldwide web. But Bookyourtrail.com is a unique online trail information, booking and management system that provides the individuality, flexibility and service our customers demand along long-distance hiking and biking trails.
It is a mistake to think that anyone can hike because it is nothing more than walking. Hiking is an outdoor sport, perhaps without the performance pressure of other sports. Nevertheless, it requires some knowledge to enjoy this sport.
The last S-Com meeting for the transnational INTERREG project “Amazon of Europe Bike Trail” in February 2020 in Sveti Martin na Muri/Croatia. A picture, yet without the social distancing, which will not exist like this for a long time. How do we deal with such a situation?
During the last weeks the Trail Angels could successfully develop several trail projects to bookability. A particularly nice example is the Panoramaweg Südalpen.
Global warming is mostly man-made, climate change is real. And this can also be proven. For us, this is both an obligation and a conviction to do our part to reduce the carbon dioxide content of the air.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of my decision to become a vegetarian. At least long enough that I can claim to know every joke about vegetarians by now.
Why you don’t need to miss out on accompanying your four-legged friend on the Alpe-Adria-Trail despite the current wild discussions about the “Kuh Urteil” (cow verdict)!
Long distance hiking – meaning hiking for several days with constant change of place – has its origins in pilgrimages. Besides going on pilgrimage, moving from place to place has had a great tradition among craftsmen for many centuries.
A great challenge with responsibility: in all their projects, the Trail Angels point out that the upkeep and maintenance of the long-distance trails is one of the greatest challenges, with a great responsibility that goes with it.
The development of new, integral and application-oriented models for responsible tourism in the Himalayas is the goal of our Fair Trails Himalayas project. Now the first Fair Trail offers are bookable!
The idea brilliant. The goal ambitious. The way to get there has never been attempted before. What the Trail Angels and this extraordinary project have achieved so far. A rough assessment.
It was a thoroughly successful premiere, which nevertheless is not expected to be repeated any time soon: Due to the Corona pandemic, the 6-S-COM meeting for the Amazon of Europe Bike Trail took place on June 9 and 10 by video conference.
The southern flair also radiates a little on the character of the people. Carinthians are said to have a cheerful, open character, which is expressed in the following saying about the musical population: “Where three Carinthians come together, there is already a choir!”
Hiking in the Ötztal valley!
The Ötztal Urweg is a Trail that reveals new perspectives for long-distance hikers, impresses with surprising contrasts and provides great services and opportunities.
The second exploration of the Trail Angels on the Snow Leopard Trail is done.
Now the results are being worked out. Find out what will follow here!
I admit it: So far, I have avoided the Thorung La on my Nepal tours. For me too many trekkers follow the call of the “Greatest pass in the world”. This time I had no other choice – a review about my experiences.
The Dobratsch is not elegant. It’s more of a hulk, sometimes even a bit rough with its gigantic landslide that crashed through its southern flank into the valley 650 years ago. A rough giant that is a stranger to the surrounding mountains.
Everyone who plans his or her ski tour thinks of cloudless skies and crystal-clear views to the horizon full of anticipation during the planning phase. That’s the way it should be, because anticipation is an essential part of the tour, at least for me!
Austria has a “Wild Middle” – the border triangle of Upper Austria, Styria and Lower Austria is home to four internationally recognized protected areas and a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. And it is precisely here that the new star among Austria’s long-distance hiking trails meanders through.
Another update! Make it your project: The Snow Leopard Trail is one of the most fascinating trails in the world. And you can be there from the beginning and be the first to explore the trail: On the Explorer Tour 2019!
Now I write a blog about the mountain, which I see every day from my house. In the morning when getting up and in the evening on the terrace at the well-deserved beer. A mountain that has become familiar to me. A mountain that can be seen from the Julian Alps as well as from the Nock Mountains, the Carnic Alps, Karawanken and the Hohe Tauern.
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