Travel

Zurich For a Day

Any time you have the opportunity to see a new place, even if it is only for a few hours, it is worth it. On our way home from our Austrian Ski Arlberg holiday, we had one night in Zurich, Switzerland. Arrival We returned to Zurich with the Arlberg Express.  The shuttle bus service was… Continue reading Zurich For a Day

Skiing

St Anton am Arlberg – Part 3

The variable weather in Austria wasn't over after the first five days. To start the week, we had sun, clouds, snow showers and more sun. For day six, we had rain. Day 6 - Rain The weather in Austria was so bizarre.  It started to rain overnight, and all the fresh snow disappeared with it,… Continue reading St Anton am Arlberg – Part 3

Skiing

St Anton am Arlberg – Part 2

Skiing in Austria has been surprisingly variable.  In one week, we’ve had hard-packed snow, hard chunky snow with exposed icy parts, spring skiing heavy and slushy snow, and powder.  Any powder day while skiing is fantastic, but because I usually get just one week a year to ski, getting a powder day feels like winning… Continue reading St Anton am Arlberg – Part 2

Peaks at Rendl
Skiing

St Anton am Arlberg – Part 1

It's a long trip from Adelaide, Australia to St Anton, Austria; 33 hours to be exact. So far, the "cradle of alpine skiing" has proved worth it. Arrival Our trip from Adelaide required two long flights (13 hours from Adelaide to Dubai and 7 hours from Dubai to Zurich), a three-hour layover in Dubai, a… Continue reading St Anton am Arlberg – Part 1

Other Adventures

Shifting Motivation

So, I know I haven't posted in quite a while. I don't want to be one of those bloggers who frequently disappears and comes back with a whole bunch of excuses, but sometimes life just happens. I've posted about why I've taken some time off from blogging and my thoughts about moving forward over on… Continue reading Shifting Motivation