Visiting the Ice Man in Bolzano, Italy

Examining the Ice Man © South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

Ötzi is Italy’s most famous mummy and has his own museum to prove it –the South Tyrol Museum of Archeology in Bolzano. One doesn’t normally associate Italy with mummies, but Ötzi -- also known as the Ice Man -- is exceptional and so is his story. Ötzi, the Ice Man The Ice man emerged in September 1991, literally, when two tourists stumbled across a human corpse half frozen in the ground in ... Read Full Article

Top Sights in Innsbruck

Innsbruck Street

  The sparkling town of Innsbruck is a jewel in Austria's crown. Innsbruck is located on the River Inn at about 1880 feet above sea level. The name Innsbruck is derived from the original meaning "bridge over the Inn". What to do  in Innsbruck Set amidst spectacular mountains, Innsbruck is a year-round destination with a wide variety of activities, historical/cultural attractions, ... Read Full Article

Visit Austria for Year-round Beauty


On our recent trip to Austria, we were amazed by the beauty of this country and its historical and picturesque cities. There is so much to see and do year-round in this little country and it is all in easy reach by car or Austria's excellent train service. The following list is just a sample of the myriad reasons to visit Austria; if you want more, be sure to visit the Austrian Visitor's Bureau ... Read Full Article