Wildschoenau retrospective

There are two types of locations in the Austrian and Slovenian Alps where I naturally gravitate towards - those that offer vistas where vertiginous peaks dominate as standard, and areas where rolling countryside gives way to higher ground. Where characteristics overlap in what otherwise are very different landscapes, a feeling of not having been overdeveloped…

Wildschoenau: New tourist attraction is not my idea of a good time

It was early July in 2007. Funds were low but my by now deeply rooted desire to head to the Alps as often as possible was firmly established. Where though could I go on a budget that would barely get me three nights bed and breakfast in London, for a genre of holiday and in…