Gourmet tips and unique places at the Waldviertel

The Waldviertel in the northern part of Austria offers active and creative activities, long hiking paths, like the 230 km long path along the Lainsitz, and awesome food and drinks.

Unique places in the Waldviertel

On our last day we stopped in Gmünd and took a walk to the Blockheide. Huge rock formations formed a long time ago were waiting for us.

Gourmet Tips And Unique Places At The Waldviertel
You can move this big rock a little (if you know the trick).

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Hévíz, Hungary

Öreg Harang Borozo Hévíz

After we spent the morning at the world´s largest thermal bath in Hévíz we walked a couple of meters to our next destination because we wanted to try different specialties. Along the pedestrian zone are some restaurants offering Hungarian specialties. Culinary Hévíz Thomas tries a tomato soup, which tastes slightly sweet and has spices like … Read more

Gourmet Days at the Kleinwalsertal

coffee time


“Vom Fäld uf s Tällar “- From the meadow to the plate

The Kleinwalsertal is a valley in the western part of Austria. It is special because you can only reach it by car or bus from Germany (close to Oberstorf). In the valley they know what relishing means.

That´s what we encountered at the first Walser Gourmet Days in June (June 12-15, 2014).

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Granny´s “Apfelschlangerl” | Recipe

Austrian recipe

An Austrian Recipe Ingredients for the Dough: 300 grams (2  1/2 cups) all-purpose flour 120 grams (1/2 cup) unsalted butter 6 tablespoons sour cream 3 egg yolks 1/2 teaspoon salt Ingredients for the Filling: 1 tablespoon cinnamon juice of 1/2 a lemon 4 tablespoon brown sugar (I use Agave Syrup – it tastes the same … Read more

At the Conch Farm…Meet Sally

Turks and Caicos Conch

Sally…6 years old…Conch What to do being at the Turks & Caicos for a while and be bored after swimming and relaxing in the sun? (Not that it could happen with this awesome view). What about visiting the Caicos Conch Farm. The worlds first and only commercial Conch farm. Growing Conchs at the Conch Farm … Read more