Archive for Category: "austria"
Institutes of higher education tout their study abroad offerings as a complement to the residential college experience. While I agree with that viewpoint, my study abroad experience provided much more. My time in both Salzburg and Paris launched me into a lifetime of international travel
Of all the ski towns I have been to, Soelden, Austria is my favorite. I’ve skied in Lake Tahoe and I’ve skied in Aspen, Vail, and Stowe. I have been to more ski towns than big cities. Soelden is such a ski town that in the middle of winter, visitors can ski in and ski out of most of the hotels.
The Salzkammergut district along the Austrian Alps is a truly beautiful place. Lined with small picturesque Austrian towns, lakes that go on for miles, and views of the beautiful Austrian countryside, the district located in Western Austria shows the true Austrian enchantment. As I stood looking out at the mountains before me, I thought about how magical it all seemed. This was the same magic that has touched me since coming to Austria four months ago
Well, my first time to Austria was also my first time to Europe. I headed to Soelden, Austria where the Alpine Ski Racing World Cup Opener is every year. My team and I went with my Austrian coach to do some pre-season training for the month of October