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Installment 4 of “Top Ten of the Top Five” comes from Carly, an Australian in Vienna (and who, incidentally, loves Tirol).
KC Blau shares with us a few of her favorite (Austrian) things.
This week’s “Top Ten of the Top Five” is by Emily, who writes the Vienna-based blog A Mommy Abroad. Click the links and take a look around for a completely different Austrian expat experience.
First potato harvest (out of one of two containers).
Expats Blogs, the online aggregate website which last year gave me that pretty silver ribbon over there on the sidebar, is holding a writing competition this year. The topic had to be a Top List, as in, for example, Top 10 … Continue reading
For your enjoyment: a kind of Bavarian brunch fare, Weisswurst with a Brezel. They are traditionally eaten in the morning, due to the fact that they are not made with preservatives and will go bad by the end of the … Continue reading
Since it’s been officially accepted into the German language as a serviceable “foreign” word, shitstorm is seen again and again in the media — but really only in the media, and only as a compound word (I’ve yet to encounter … Continue reading
Approaching the Alps from the north, somewhere near Murnau. The Föhn cleans the air and allows for long, clear views. A hidden courtyard in Mittenwald, with evening sun on the mountains. I had an hour to kill between trains, and … Continue reading
It was 80 years ago today that Hitler assumed power in Germany, and there are war documentaries all over the television airwaves. Actually one can almost always find a war documentary somewhere on tv, but they tend to cluster more … Continue reading