Ulrich Metzner

Glücksfall Schwarzwald [The Black Forest – a treasure trove]

Far more than just cherries, Clinic and cuckoo clocks

A step closer to heaven... Bordered by the Rhine to the south, up to Karlsruhe in the west, the Black Forest rises to a height of almost 1,500 metres. Nowhere else, it is more...

Categories: History  | Austria 

Jürg Stenzl, Lars Laubhold

Herbert von Karajan [Herbert von Karajan]

The conductor in the light of a history of music interpretation

Almost every new publication on the conductor Herbert von Karajan sparks fierce discussion. As with his older colleagues Arturo Toscanini and Wilhelm Furtwängler, however, these more...

Categories: History  | Austria 

Albert Precht

Hochkönig [Hochkönig]

Albert Precht was one of the great rock-climbing pioneers. More than a thousand first ascents took him to places where no-one had set foot before. Shortly before his tragic more...

Categories: Austria  | Recreation & Hiking 

Herbert Gschwendtner

Hüttenschmankerl [Delicacies in Mountain Huts]

Where the chamoises (wild mountain sheep) lay eggs

The author’s last book, “Almschmankerl. Wandern und genießen im Salzburger Land (Delicacies on Mountain Pastures. Hiking and Enjoying in the Province of Salzburg)” was in more...

Categories: Austria  | Recreation & Hiking  | Food 

Clemens M. Hutter

Iuvavum [Iuvavum]

Everyday life in Roman Salzburg

Man, marble, mosaics??In the Roman province of Noricum, the administrative district of Iuvavum stood out by virtue of its many country estates and mosaic floors. The district more...

Categories: History  | Austria 

Heinz Dopsch

Kleine Geschichte Salzburgs [A short history of Salzburg]

Town and Province

Salzburg has always been a land of great geopolitical significance, lying as it does at the heart of Europe. Heinz Dopsch's full account of its rich history addresses topical more...

Categories: History  | Austria