Tag Archives: Zell am See

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Aimed at helping travellers staying in holiday rentals and settling into a place for a while, Price Check is a series of posts in which we reported every two weeks on the prices of groceries (no, not only beer) at each destination we stayed on...
Zell am See Take-Homes: Liquid Souvenirs

Zell am See Take-Homes: Liquid Souvenirs

When we mainly stayed in hotels when we travelled we rarely went to supermarkets. Perhaps just to pick up bottles of water and some cold beers, maybe some snacks. But hotels became increasingly strict about what you could take into rooms, many installing mini-bars with sensors...
A Krampus Christmas in Zell am See

A Krampus Christmas in Zell am See

We don’t have children. And because we don’t have children I’m in no position to offer advice to our friends and relatives who do. Or so they keep telling me. One friend once said “never, ever question how people raise their children until you have...
Price Check: a Zell am See Shopping List

Price Check: a Zell am See Shopping List

If you want no more than a gulash soup to warm you up and some pasta and pizza to refuel after a day skiing or snowboarding in Zell am See, then you’ll be satisfied with the town’s smattering of pan-Italian eateries. Aside from a few...
Our Home Away From Home in Zell am See, Austria

Our Home Away From Home in Zell am See, Austria

Choosing a ski destination in Central Europe that was affordable and had reliable snow early in the season proved to be one of our trickiest decisions to make when planning our grand tour. We wanted accommodation that was right in the centre of a ‘ski village’...
From Budapest to Kraków, our Favourite Christmas Markets

From Budapest to Kraków, our Favourite Christmas Markets

It’s impossible to not get into the Christmas spirit when you’re at a European Christmas Market – especially when you have one right on your doorstep! Our apartment on Andrassy Avenue is just one block from Budapest’s main Christmas market, which begins on Deák Ferenc Square...