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The pandemic continues to present challenges for Austria's event industry, but there are (tentative) plans for lots of events this year. Here are some of the ones worth adding to your calendar.
He's got a tough situation on his plate with an unsteady governing coalition and the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, but who exactly is Austria's newest chancellor?
We are certainly not advocating the use of these words, but they are important to know (in case anyone uses them against you). Here are some words you certainly shouldn’t use with the in-laws or around the kids.
A town in Tyrol has brought in stricter Covid-19 restrictions after videos surfaced showing illegal partying in apres-ski venues.