Austria, Germany · 257 Days · 127 Moments · June 2017

Servus Austria!


11 March 2018

Spring is on the way to Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น โค๏ธ

17 February 2018

Apres Ski at its best - on top of the mountain and after ending the day at the big Tenne in Schladming ๐Ÿป๐Ÿฅƒ๐Ÿน
Lunch time at the Schafalm. Being skiing in the Steiermark region means you get pumpkinseed oil with everything ๐Ÿ˜‚
Spending a perfect day with a great group in Schladming on the slopes.

11 February 2018

Cooking and baking time ๐Ÿฅ˜๐Ÿช

7 February 2018

Hmhmmm - great Asian cuisine at the amazing Fu Chang restaurant in Linz ๐Ÿฅข
Lunch time with Erdรคpfel Knรถdel ๐Ÿ˜‹
Second day in the middle of the Forrest - the weather giving its best to transform it into a winter wonderland โ„๏ธ
Sleeping in Sierning for the second workshop day - very traditional Austrian ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น

6 February 2018

Working in the middle of nowhere ๐ŸŒณ

2 February 2018

At work โ˜บ๏ธ colorful times these days

29 January 2018

Linz at night ๐Ÿ˜Š

9 December 2017

Museum time
Old Christmas markets are the best โœจ

8 December 2017

Strudel โค๏ธ
Visiting the modern of modern art and getting a free tour with a lot of information and stories
Great French toast and amazing tea for breakfast โค๏ธ

7 December 2017

Sightseeing session in Vienna ๐Ÿ˜
What I love about Vienna - placing a small zoo in the center for a cute Christmas market ๐Ÿ˜
Finally being back in beautiful Vienna ๐Ÿ˜ I missed you so much

2 December 2017

Very very strange Austrian tradition- and so creepy ๐Ÿ˜ณ
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One of the most amazing Christmas markets I have seen this year ๐Ÿ˜
Great day in Gmunden at the beautiful lake!

26 November 2017

โญ๏ธ all the shiny stars โญ๏ธ

4 November 2017

Breakfast with grandmothers in Fulda ๐Ÿ˜

23 October 2017

22 October 2017

Having a great lunch as break from the rain โ˜”๏ธ
Starting the rainy day at the lake in Pertisau. Climbing stairs to get a nice view over the fjord-like Achensee.

21 October 2017

Evening has come after a long day - time for some Tyrol version of vegetarian food ๐Ÿ˜‚โ˜บ๏ธ
Using the last hours of sunshine to explore the rofan mountain area - definitely worth the trip with the cable car โ˜บ๏ธโœจโ˜€๏ธ
Time for coffee and cake before the family weekend starts โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜
Spending the weekend with my family at the beautiful Achensee, starting with some calm moments at the lake.

20 October 2017

Taking a break with cake and tea before heading to Tirol for the weekend - sooo nice to sit outside in the sun โ˜€๏ธ
Spending the afternoon exploring the beautiful autumn colors at the botanical garden in Linz.

19 October 2017

Hmmmhmm ๐Ÿ˜‹ Green burger with beer tasting ๐Ÿป

15 October 2017

Using the great weather on a Sunday for a hike up the Pfenningberg. Great nature and great view over Linz ๐Ÿ˜

14 October 2017

When the sun starts hiding behind the mountains you need to start walking uphill if you want to continue having sunshine in the afternoon ๐Ÿ˜
Walking alongside the Donau river for some beautiful evening sunshine โ˜€๏ธ

7 October 2017

Spending the beginning of a rainy day on top of the Pรถstlingberg, having an amazing breakfast with a stunning view ๐Ÿ˜

6 October 2017

Finally arrived in Enns for some hot chocolate before climbing up the city clock tower in the center and going back to Linz.
On the way to Enns we stopped in Tillysburg for some lunch break before getting surprised by the rain.
It is a hiking day from St. Florian to Enns. Hiking in autumn is great - a lot of pumpkins, apples, walnuts and mushrooms ๐Ÿ˜‹
Finally we took the long tour showing us the imperial rooms. It is very impressive to see these original and not renovated rooms.
Visiting the stunning library, the church and the baroque rooms of the Sankt Florian Augustiner Chorstift ๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ
Starting the long weekend with a stunning breakfast in the monastery restaurant in Sankt Florian.

5 October 2017

Another night in Linz - another firework ๐Ÿพโœจ
Going onboard for some wine and dancing before watching the firework ๐Ÿšข๐Ÿท
Visiting the 200 year old Market in Urfahr ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‡

24 September 2017

After a nice but quick 6 km walk we arrived at the black lake close to Kitzbรผhel where we could even have some last ice cream of the weekend โ˜€๏ธ what a beautiful place โœจ
Last day in Tirol and luckily the weather forecast changed from rain to sun โ˜€๏ธ before taking the train we decided to walk to Kitzbรผhel, passing by the swimming lake in Kirchberg.

23 September 2017

It is Knรถdel Day in St Johan in Tirol. The Knรถdel fest is a local event with a super long table to try over 25 different types of Knรถdel. ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ

22 September 2017

Visiting the great city of Kitzbรผhel. A bit of a clichรฉ but still very very pretty.
Last part of today's hike leads alongside another panoramic way towards the top station of the hahnenkambahn. Having a delicious hot chocolate and cake with a stunning view before taking the cable car down to Kitzbรผhel โœจโ˜€๏ธโœจ
Climbing up the Pengelstein for another amazing view on the wilder kaiser mountains โ˜€๏ธ next stop are the last two lakes after the summit and a great lunch ๐Ÿ˜‹
Taking the cable car up to Fleckalm in Kirchberg and taking the panorama hiking way around four lakes.

21 September 2017

A perfect typical tyrol dinner at the Bechelwirt Restaurant โœจ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿป
Arriving in Kirchberg in Tirol for a long hiking and mountain weekend. Starting the weekend with a short evening walk up the side of the mountain. โ˜€๏ธ

10 September 2017

Time for art and technology at the ars electronica festival in Linz.

9 September 2017

One of the most amazing events in Linz so far (and there have been a lot of events since I have moved here...) is the Klangwolke - combination of live classical music with the best visual effects I have seen in a while. Fully using the river and the city as a stage and ending with a blast ๐ŸŽ‰

27 August 2017

Hallein is a small city close to Salzburg with a very long salt history and a very pretty old town. The canyoning adventure was stunning and an unforgettable experience.

26 August 2017

Spending a very sunny day in the beautiful city of Salzburg before heading to Hallein for some mountain adventure โ˜€๏ธ

20 August 2017

After 16 km walking - well deserved dinner with a view ๐Ÿ˜
Another great location with amazing views over Linz from the Kaiser Franz Josef Warte. Surrounded by a nice park with good views the tower is worth visiting.
Next stop on the Donausteig / Jakobsweg to Linz. Great view and nice hidden location directly next to the river.
There are mountains close to Linz โ˜บ๏ธ amazing. Hiking in the Forrest here is not the same as hiking in Sweden - crazy! Combination of climbing and walking and jumping across muddy waters.
Wow - amazing location with a stunning building with breathtaking paintings in this baroque church. Definitely worth a visit!
A different kind of transportation - a bridge that floats on a metal rope. Totally new experience, super interesting construction.

15 August 2017

Spending a sunny day in beautiful Bad Ischl. From clear waters, full cafes, historic impressive buildings and blue skies โœจ
After all this history and walking it is amazing to have a perfect ice cafe and Marillen Palatschinken in the traditional cafe Zauner โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿฐ
Full speed in Sissi's Park. Visiting the Kaiserrennen horse race, celebrating Kaiser Franz and the monarchy ๐ŸŽ
Visiting the summer home of Sissi and Franz - important European history happened here in this beautiful location. The tour through the villa is very nice and the park offers great views and beautiful nature.
It is like going back in time or walking on a film set - Kaiserzug and Kaiserfest in Bad Ischl. The historic train arrives with Sissi and Franz and guest looking like directly coming from the monarchy ... These costumes ๐Ÿ˜ I'm very impressed! 100% worth the trip ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ’ž

14 August 2017

Strawberry dream after work at Dods in the old town in Linz ๐Ÿ’ž

12 August 2017

Taking my visitors to the top of the Pรถstlingberg - great view and original Linzer Torte included โค๏ธ

11 August 2017

First family visit in Linz. Starting with a great dinner and Donau in Flammen fireworks viewed from the roof of the ars electronica center - amazing โœจ

8 August 2017

Time for unicorn ice creme and cold wine ๐Ÿ’ž

5 August 2017

Happy wedding day Nina und Lukas! We all had an amazing day and wish you all the best ๐Ÿ’ž suggestion for everybody who needs a good wedding present: piรฑata in minion form โค๏ธ

4 August 2017

Spending the weekend with great friends at the lake โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜ an amazing place close to the beautiful city of Karlsruhe.

1 August 2017

๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

31 July 2017

Time for a great evening with delicious food in my favorite beer garden directly next to the Donau โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜

29 July 2017

Ending a sweet weekend with amazing food in a nice location. Can't wait for the next family adventure ๐Ÿ˜˜
Family time is quality time! Traveling home for a weekend with my family, hiking in the rhรถn upwards to the Milseburg.

25 July 2017

Hmmm - Pizza ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ•

24 July 2017

Quick and lazy dinner today โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿš

22 July 2017

Very lucky today to be able to listen to my favorite Austrian band three times in a row on a day ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ thanks Cobario for that great day ๐ŸŽผโœจ
Every weekend another party in the streets of Linz - Pflasterspektakel means three days of artists, music, circus and theater all over the city โœจ

21 July 2017

After work Kaiserschmarn in the beer garden closest to work ๐Ÿป

20 July 2017

How to better end the day then with a walk along the Donau and a BBQ at the beach with colleagues?

18 July 2017

Next week in Linz passes by - enjoying some great Asian food after work for a change ๐Ÿœ

16 July 2017

After all that nature, the day ends in the old and huge Industry area. It is very impressive to see the big industry buildings and companies.
After the lake I went into the forests close to the city. Nature nature nature - amazing and great!
The best thing about living next to the Donau is the great Donauradweg next to it. How can you not love Linz on a day like that?
Spending the warm but cloudy Sunday at Pleschinger See - a really beautiful place very close to Linz and the river ๐Ÿ˜

14 July 2017

Visiting my new home from the beginning of September ๐Ÿ‘‘ soooo pretty ๐Ÿ˜
Getting some energy for the weekend โ˜•๏ธ

11 July 2017

Ahoi summer festival with Arcade fire with nice food and a great view - perfect evening!

8 July 2017

๐Ÿ”ฅ the festival ends with two amazing fire shows ๐Ÿ”ฅ
The main part of the Ritter Festival is the tournament at the main square ๐Ÿ‡๐ŸŽŠ
After an exhausting and very long first work week the afternoon starts with a great view from the schlossberg in Linz, where several artists take you bake into the Middle Ages for a day - amazing ๐Ÿ˜
Working on Saturday needs to start with a great breakfast โ˜•๏ธ

7 July 2017

The week ends with the summer break festival at the ars electronica center. Great live concerts, nice food and a lot of people ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿค—

5 July 2017

Nice surprise on my way home - stopping for a free concert in the Volksgarten ๐ŸŽบ
... It is getting hot in Linz ... โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ”ฅ

3 July 2017

First week at work ๐Ÿ˜„

1 July 2017

... An a good Austrian wine while waiting for the night to come and the lights to shine in the water โœจ
The nature beach in Urfahr is a great place to enjoy the river, the passing boats, a good book and ...
Time for another really relaxing evening walk along the Donau. I still can believe how nice it is and that I'm living here now. ...
The Main Square in Linz in the afternoon sun - very pretty and so close to the Donau already ๐Ÿ˜

30 June 2017

Thanks you for this amazing talk by airbnbs experience design lead. Amazing talk and a nice event ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ˜
Creative region event about the creative industry in Linz and upper Austria. Bring portrayed by the face-o-mat and a robot ๐Ÿค— a lot of fun in the nice Tabakfabrik location.

29 June 2017

When walking home along the long shopping street in the evening there is one big problem - too many good ice creme places after each other ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฆ
Walking some more meters to arrive at the beach ๐Ÿ˜Ž feet in the sand, book and good Austrian beer in my hands ๐Ÿบโค๏ธ
I found my new favorite place. The best thing with living in a city that has a big river is sitting at the water in the sun in the afternoon - getting ready with literature for my time in Austria ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น

28 June 2017

The final reward for the hike is a delicious cake, tea and a lot of water with the best view over Linz ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Š
Finally arrived on the top of the Pรถstlingberg - what a great view! Definitely worth it.
You realize that you are not in Sweden anymore when your evening walk leads uphill and to great views around every corner. Very heavy and sweaty with this crazy weather โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜“
The only solution for this crazy warm weather - ice cream ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ“
Good morning Austria โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿต first night and first breakfast in a new country is a very nice but strange feeling.

27 June 2017

A new chapter, a step into a new life - welcome to Austria, welcome to Linz, welcome to my new home (at least until I find my own apartment) ๐Ÿ˜