Serfaus: the secluded skiing gem in the Tyrol Mountains of Austria

Serfaus is idyllically located, perched high above the Upper Inn Valley in an area known as the Oberes Gericht, one of three villages together with Fiss and Ladis, in the picturesque region of Tyrol, Austria. Within easy driving distance, Serfaus

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The five best traditional Christmas markets in Europe

Visiting one of Europe’s famed and fabled Christmas markets is a must. Here are what we consider the best of them for pure Yuletide charm and old-time authenticity.

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The Australia vs Austria epic fail

You had a whopping big typo on the front page of your CV, you illiterate peasant. Go back to convict country!

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Barry Humphries in conversation with Professor Tim Bonyhady

Good Living Street, a book by Professor Tim Bonyhady, gives an extraordinary account of Viennese life and culture in the early 20th century. Barry Humphries discussed the book with the author at Australia House.

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Top ten travel destinations for 2013

A new year means new sights to see, oceans to swim in and historical wonders to discover. Here’s our pick of the hottest destinations with a top ten list of must-see countries and places in 2013.

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Aussies on world cup winter podium

Anton Grimus and Belle Brockhoff kept their family names up in lights and have given Australia an excellent start to the world cup ski and snowboard season.

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This week’s top travel deals

Get outta here! Exotic Egypt and Jordan. Holy Israel, snow in Austria or searching for the Loch Ness Monster. Check out this week’s best last minute travel deals and save a bundle while scratching those itchy feet.

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Alex Fitch just misses medal at Youth Olympics

A heavy fall may have cost Australian Alex Fitch a medal at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Austria, the snowboarder finishing fourth in the halfpipe event.

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Get a job on the ski fields of Europe and North America

The only way to enjoy winter is to head off in search of the slopes. Working a season at a snow resort is a great way of skiing or snowboarding and earning!

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Five of the best slopes this ski season

So you wanna hit the snow. But where to go? Here are five of the best for powder and play.

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Top 10 ski resorts

Looking to hit the slopes this winter, but not quite sure where to go? In London has some suggestions.

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Ski and snowboard: White gold wonders in Austria

As another London winter bears down upon us, we tend to find ourselves drifting away into dreamland. How can we escape the ‘hostile’ weather and find comfort and intense excitement?

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Forget the rest — get to the best of the Alps

For most Australians, living in Europe presents the best opportunity they will have to see and ride the soft snow that covers the Alps during winter.

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