• CONTACT US if you have any problems registering for the forums.


  1. Pauline

    Hiking Walking Easy in Europe

    In the 1990s Chet and Carolee Lipton wrote a brilliant set of books about hiking in Europe: Walking Easy in the Swiss Alps Walking Easy in the Italian Alps Walking Easy in the French Alps Walking Easy in the Austrian Alps In the 2000s these books were updated and combined into two books. New...
  2. Kathy

    Bavaria Alpine Adventures in Germany and Austria

    Mountains in every direction, surrounding deep blue lakes ... Storybook villages with timbered chalets ... Window boxes overflowing with colorful flowers ... Cows with huge bells, grazing in fields of wildflowers ... Elaborate painted houses ... Fairytale castles ... Huge mugs of beer ... Bowls...
  3. B

    Help Needed Austria itinerary suggestions

    I'm traveling to salzburg on the 14th october and will reach there in the afternoon. Planning to stay there till the 17th of October morning from where I fly to mallorca. I plan to explore around Salzburg on 14th. On 15th I plan to go to Berchtesgaden, kings lake and eagles nest by public...
  4. Georgia & Zig

    Yes, Zig Has Written About our Bavaria Trip!

    By Zig and Georgia from Kentucky, Spring 2010 Trip Description: Spring of 2010, Zig and Georgia travel to Zurich, Maria Laach, Oberammergau for a Passion play, Salzburg, Vienna, Munich and more! This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Thursday May 13 - Lexington to Atlanta to...
  5. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2019 No. 11 - Breakfast

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 11 (March 17, 2019) - Breakfast I really enjoyed the uniquely diverse and colorful subjects in everyone’s theme photos. Upcoming Photo Hunt 2019 Themes: Photo Hunt No. 12 (March 24, 2019) – Spring/Springtime Photo Hunt No. 13 (March 31, 2019) – Vegetable(s) Photo...
  6. artnbarb

    Base For Walking In Austria

    Our travel plans for 2018 have morphed once more, and we're now considering a visit to Austria. Because this trip seems to defy all efforts to follow my direction, I'm going to just throw out some ideas here and see what you all think. @Kathy and @jonathan , Pauline tells me you both know...
  7. PatrickLondon

    Mountain walking in the Austrian Tirol

    About the village and the Tirol For the last few years, I have been joining my brother and sister-in-law on their annual walking holiday in the Austrian Tirol (they’ve been going to the same hotel in the Stubaital, near Innsbruck for the best part of twenty years, and I think visited there for...
  8. Snack at the Falzturm Alm.

    Snack at the Falzturm Alm.

    Mid-morning snack after some energetic cross-country skiing! Apfelstrudel, Topfenstrudel.