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|: Enjoy Yourself With A Clear Conscience|
Author: Florian Holzer, writer, journalist, restaurant critic
Lohas followers attach equal importance to sustainable living,
morality, quality and enjoyment, and are regarded as one of the most
influential target groups of the fu-ture. In Vienna they have already
achieved this status today.
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|: Christkindl Post Office|
The charming little village
"Christkindl" near Steyr in Upper Austria has got something
very unusual, i.e. its name, which means Infant Jesus; according to
Austrian tradition, "Christkindl" brings Christmas presents
to children. For over fifty years now, Österreichische Post AG
has its special "Christkindl" Post Office.
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|: AUSTRIAN CHRISTMAS PASTRIES|
As soon as the days start getting noticeably shorter and the first
Christmas decorations appear in shop windows, a special enchantment
settles over the streets. The Advent market fills the air with the
scent of cinnamon cookies, evergreen boughs and honey-laden beeswax
candles which drifts through streets twinkling with Christmas lights.
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|: The Ball Season In Vienna: Today and Yesterday|
Dr. Norbert Linz
Historically, during Fasching the lower classes were allowed to wear
costumes and masks and to mimic aristocracy and heads of church and
state without fear of retribution for mockery. When things got out of
hand, the custom was forbidden, for a while anyway.
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|: Vienna the City of Wine|
Vienna and wine are inseparable. Vienna is the only world capital
producing significant quantities of wine within the city limits,
making wine cultivation one of its hallmarks. But it is more than
that - it is an economic factor, a defining element of the urban
image, a contribution to the urban economic system but also to
people's wellbeing - for both the Viennese and the guests to this
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|: AUSTRIAN FEBRUARY CUSTOMS|
As January is characterized by New Year and Epiphany, the most
important customs of February are connected with Carnival, called
"Fasnacht" in western Austria, "Fasching" in the
rest of the country. The first traditional date, however, is
Candlemas on February 2nd, with, for example, the Candlemas Fiddling
in Ligist (Styria).
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|: Austrian Holiday On Horseback|
A true pleasure for horse fans! There are plenty of Austrian farms
that offer riding holidays ideal for all horse devotees. The farms
also offer equestrian instruction where riders are taught correct
riding techniques. And they offer more...
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|: HOLIDAYS IN THE PRINCIPALITY OF LIECHTENSTEIN|
Small, princely, intimate...The Principality of Liechtenstein is a
microcosm - a small world of variety. The small state, located
between Austria and Switzerland, stretches from the Rhine Valley to
the mountains which have an altitude of more than 2,500 metres.
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Only one Austrian since Jochen Rindt has managed to make it to
Formula 1 World Champion, but then a total of three times during his
career. This achievement has made his name world-famous, his face,
marked by the consequences of the Nürburgring accident in 1976,
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Waltz music may not have been invented in Vienna, but it was there
that the Vienna Waltz as a dance and as a musical form started its
worldwide success. Today three-quarter time, transformed into 'the
perfect movement' of a rapid circular motion, is still a symbol of
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|: The Viennese Coffee House|
Many poets and writers rhapsodized about the Vienna coffeehouse, all
searching for the essence of what has become the most Viennese of all
Viennese institutions. With limited success - coffeehouses have
acquired a certain mythical quality; in short, they are the stuff
legends are made of.
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