Bernstein Trail – wine and hiking

Bernstein Trail – wine and hiking

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!

Fair Trails Explorer Tours postponed

Fair Trails Explorer Tours postponed

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.

News to the Alpe-Adria-Trail

News to the Alpe-Adria-Trail

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.

Everest Trekking: The best view of Mount Everest!

Everest Trekking: The best view of Mount Everest!

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!

Live from the Himalayas (2): Nepal Diaries Kathmandu

Live from the Himalayas (2): Nepal Diaries Kathmandu

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.

Gesäuse Hüttenrunde – classic hut hiking

Gesäuse Hüttenrunde – classic hut hiking

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.

High Scardus TrailThe first impression on site

High Scardus Trail
The first impression on site

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.

Nepal Trekking at the time of Rhododendron bloom

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.

Fair Trails Himalayas: A sustainable tourism project

Fair Trails Himalayas: A sustainable tourism project

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”.

The unique hiking trail planner: Bookyourtrail®

The unique hiking trail planner: Bookyourtrail®

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.

5 hiking tips for beginners!

5 hiking tips for beginners!

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.

Trans­nationales Projekt­management in times of Corona

Trans­nationales Projekt­management in times of Corona

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?

New Trail! Panorama­weg Südalpen

New Trail! Panorama­weg Südalpen

During the last weeks the Trail Angels could successfully develop several trail projects to bookability. A particularly nice example is the Panoramaweg Südalpen.

Hiking with your dog on the Alpe-Adria-Trail

Hiking with your dog on the Alpe-Adria-Trail

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)!

Gesäuse Hüttenrunde: the Alpine Club Package

Gesäuse Hüttenrunde: the Alpine Club Package

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.

Trail maintenance and upkeep

Trail maintenance and upkeep

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.

Amazon of Europe Bike Trail: thriving together

Amazon of Europe Bike Trail: thriving together

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.

Amazon of Europe Bike Trail: 6th S-COM Meeting

Amazon of Europe Bike Trail: 6th S-COM Meeting

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.

Hiking in Carinthia: Unique Trails between mountains and lakes

Hiking in Carinthia: Unique Trails between mountains and lakes

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!”

Dobratsch Rundwanderweg – The ideal start to the hiking season

Dobratsch Rundwanderweg – The ideal start to the hiking season

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.

Nockberge-Trail Tips for ski touring in case of bad weather

Nockberge-Trail Tips for ski touring in case of bad weather

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!

The Luchs Trail – the new star among Austria’s long-distance hiking trails

The Luchs Trail – the new star among Austria’s long-distance hiking trails

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.

The Snow Leopard Trail – UPDATE

The Snow Leopard Trail – UPDATE

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!

An ode to the Dobratsch

An ode to the Dobratsch

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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