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Man, I love Norway. Like really love it. As in, Icouldlivethere love it. This January was my 3rd time there and never cease to be amazed at the gorgeous landscapes, the lovely people, the amazing food, the whole thing. It  just never gets old, even when I’m visiting a place that is really just made of snow and a few wooden houses.

After spending parts of my last two winters in …

[ Written by Katja | 10 Mar 2014 | One Comment | ]

I don’t know about you, but every few months I am in desperate need of complete relaxation. It can get tough at times living in a metropolis like Berlin where it’s all about getting the job done, keeping up with social activities, having an open ear for friends and their problems and always working out your own. On top of all that you are trying to maintain a somewhat healthy …

[ Written by Katja | 2 Apr 2013 | 3 Comments | ]

When the offer rolled in whether I wanted to go on a trip to my home country of Austria, I was already dreaming of sunshine, snow and mountains. Living in Berlin is great but I do sometimes miss the mountains. I was very excited this was happening – soon enough I was on my way to reach the ultimate dream destination in the Alps: Ischgl, Tyrol.
Ischgl is a place that …

[ Written by Kathi | 5 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Just like yours, my life gets crazy sometimes. Sometimes it’s all about 7am flights, 8 am shootings and deadlines deadlines deadlines. Mix in living off fast food for days, not sleeping for more than 4 hours a night and some nasty weather and you’ll be ready for a time out in no time.
The days leading up to my stay in Tyrol were just like that. In 3 days I had …

[ Written by Katja | 17 Dec 2012 | 4 Comments | ]

When picking the right place to spend a ski holiday we are faced with a ton of options. It’s a bit like picking a place with a nice beach – just sun and the ocean is not enough, we also want a great hotel, vibrant nightlife and ideally a couple of cultural options. With the ski holiday that is not much different. Finding snow and ski pistes is not the …

[ Written by Katja | 15 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Among insiders the small village of Zermatt in Switzerland has long been one of the top destinations for a picture-perfect winter holiday. Nestled into a group of surrounding mountains, one of which being the infamous Matterhorn, Zermatt is home to around 6000 inhabitants, attracting thousands of visitors each year looking for relaxation, sports and fun. Going there for the first time I was not sure what I was in for, …

[ Written by Katja | 6 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | ]