The Curious Case of the Austrian Smoking Ban

It’s getting difficult to remember exactly how it felt to enter a bar or a club only to be immediately choked out again due to heavy cloud of smoke that comes from a hundred cigarettes.

Red Bull Colour Run Explodes Across Reiteralm


In recent years, Red Bull has put its name to some of the most impressive extreme sports events in the world. From free-diving deep beneath the oceans and freefalling through space to world rally championships and soap-box go-karting, it seems if there’s danger and excitement to be had, Red Bull are there to help promote it.

Fire up those adrenal glands! The White Thrill is nearly here!

Hold on to your lunch and save your chocolate eggs till later ski fans, April is coming.
Each April brings with it ‘Der Weiße Rausch’ (things seem more ominous in German) or ‘The White Thrill’. Laughing in the face self-preservation, it’s a thigh melting, lung bursting, adrenal gland emptying, nerve shredding 9km downhill race, fit for competitive dads everywhere.
Hurling themselves from the highest peak in St.

10 of the worst chairlift chat up lines

On the face of it, chatting someone up on a chair or télécabin might seem like a good idea...
After all, there are no drinks they can throw on you and you can blame your furious blushing on a cold face.

Get Jumping with the Acrobag Progression Tour!

Ever been on a ski holiday, and stumbled across an airbag? They’re huge blow up cushions designed to help you learn how to freestyle.

Food for thought – Ski themes

It’s time to hang up those ski jackets and put on something that looks like you took fashion advice from Lady GaGa. Cameras out of bags ladies and gents! Remember to take off those lens caps!

Family Skiing in St Anton


For years, tales of table-stomping après ski and drunken Alpine revelry kept parents with kids away from the Austrian resort of St Anton, and the town was largely left to party-loving youngsters keen to hit the beers as hard as the pistes.

Winter Olympics Set to Avoid Clash with World Cup


There was controversy enough when the right to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup went – some would say under dubious circumstances – to Qatar, but further issues have recently arisen regarding the timing of the popular international football competition.