Category: Lifestyle


Burn, but don’t burnout

Most people work under tremendous pressure, as there is a great deal of expectation on one hand and the compulsion to conform is very strong on the other. Continuous technological development and rapid information flow are noticeable almost on a daily basis. Employers, and often even employees set the standards higher and higher, thus it is no coincidence that burnout syndrome is becoming more and more common in our age.

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Cesky Krumlov, a town from fairy tales

In South Bohemia, on the banks of the double bends of the Vltava River, there is a picturesque little town, which well deserves to be designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This small charming town is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Czech Republic. With its narrow little streets, cosy restaurants, delicious cuisine and charming little shops, the historic downtown attracts tourists from all over the world.

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The Finest Art of Luxury Living

Understated luxury combines with elegant design to form the peak of Alpine living. Close to the slopes, The Crystal is your four-star superior hotel in the Ötztal, where a touch of glamour panders to your senses, exclusive living stirs your emotions, and superior service impresses you.

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150th Anniversary of the Vienna State Opera

When we hear the word ”Vienna”, we automatically recall Mozart and Schubert who lived in the city, as well as the members of the Strauss dynasty, the stars of the Vienna Operetta, the Wiener Sängerknaben, and the New Year Eve concerts of the Vienna Philharmonic Choir broadcast in hundreds of millions of homes.

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Travel & Leisure Tips: grand style in the sunny East Tyrol

Even after 10 years, Europe’s Leading Wellness Hotel 2017 is thriving with two lilies and luxury all year round: The Grand Hotel Lienz run by the families Simonitsch and Westreicher is an exceptionally luxurious five-star house – and a real “energy bundle” for body, mind and soul. 365 days in grand style in the sunny East Tyrol.

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Sassi di Matera

Matera and Plovdiv are the 2019 European Capitals of Culture, the contest was one of the toughest ever, with 21 initial contenders. Matera is the hidden treasure of Southern Italy, a spectacular city with unique atmosphere with a population of 60 000, located in the region of Basilicata. It is known as “la città Sotterranea”, the Subterranean City.

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Travel & Leisure Tips: Ortners Eschenhof **** The Alpine Slowness

“Slow down” – switch back a gear – unfortunately this is getting increasingly difficult in current times. The Ortner family established their hotel at the sunny southern part of the Austrian Carinthia province, in the middle of a splendid hiking and biking region, surrounded by attracting Lake Baths. They have developed the concept of Alpine Slowness and take guests out of the “treadmill” of everyday life.

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Travel & Leisure Tips: Hotel Edelweiss in Berchtesgaden

For three generations now the owners are dealing with tourism and hospitality. As a family business, they live and work together to continue this tradition. Martina and Thomas Hettegger, have been running the Edelweiss hotel and spa in Berchtesgaden since 2010. What they bring to the table is the years of experience in the family business.

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