Ian Cook shares images from a visit to the top of the Pasterze Glacier in Austria
Ian Cook visits and shares great images of the beautiful but receding Pasterze Glacier, Grossglockner, Austria.
Vienna kicks off the 250th anniversary of its huge public park with a flower parade and more.
A small Austrian town, tired of having its roadsides used as a litter dump by passing cars, has planted huge arrows where litter fell to shame the litterers.
Austria's Easter season includes 50 million eggs, many visitors and a lot more. Click to read more, and also news about Easter in Spain and Denmark.
Based on an idea from Elon Musk, Hyperloop hopes to move passengers at 700 mph from Vienna to Bratislava. They've signed a contract to build it.
Vienna allows short-term rentals but requires licenses—and taxes. Authorities are cracking down now on those with neither or who owe taxes.
A press conference in Prague Tuesday will feature a long-lost work jointly written by Mozart and his rival Salieri. It was found in a Prague museum.
Austria's Krimmel Falls descends 380 m in three stages. A hike takes you to the waterfall's edge and provides spectacular views!
PHeymont shows us the Hundertwasser House, a colorful attempt to provide livable housing for the masses.
Austria, Australia...this escaped kangaroo apparently didn't know the difference. Sadly, it died in a collision with a taxicab in southern Austria.
Snow-parched Alpine ski resorts have started to get some serious snow, with more expected—but it's still less than usual.
Low snowfalls are a big problem for ski resorts in France, Italy and Switzerland, with skiers waiting to the last minute to see where there's snow.
An Austrian champion ski racer was nearly killed Tuesday when an out-of-control camera drone fell to earth bare inches from him. A photographer caught the dramatic near-collision. The skier, Marcel Hirschner, finished second despite the accident; he is currently ranked fist in standings at the World Championships, now being held at Madonna di Campiglio, Italy. He's been champion 4 times in a row. According to Ski Federation director Markus Waldner, who has now banned drones from all meets...
It's nearly Christmas time, and for many of us that means a non-stop barrage of holiday music, but Joe Kohlhofer, a DJ at Austria's Antenne Carinthia station took it to the extreme by playing the same song 24 times in a row. The station was buried in complaints after the young DJ announced that he felt people were not in the proper Christmas spirit and that he would therefore play Wham's 'Last Christmas' for his entire two-hour show. Station officials were unable to stop him, because he had...