Our 6 Lederhosen Tips Traditional Austrian Garments – Wearing a traditional folk costume is an important part of daily life defining an own identity in the mountains of the Alps. In the German-speaking South Austrian state Carinthia alone more than 80 different kinds of traditional garments are officially registered, one more beautiful than the other, for women and men, of course. Unsurprisingly, we as gay couple travel blogger wanted to know more about the tradition of wearing real Austrian Lederhosen as they are a traditional national clothing coming originally from the farmers. And of course, we still needed the perfect outfits for our Almdudler Almrausch Party during the Pink Lake Festival in Velden am Wörthersee.
Our Salzburg Gay Couple City Trip to The Sound of Music, Mozart and Conchita Wurst – Wait, Conchita who? Well, let us start with the beginning. In the wonderful warm month of June, we traveled to the world-famous Austrian city of Salzburg in the northeastern part of the Alpine country. The city, known for its fortress named Fortress Hohensalzburg, came to fame internationally by being the movie location for the American musical drama “The Sound of Music” with Julie Andrews. But of course, the success story of the music city of Salzburg, Austria started already centuries ago having the climax of being Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s birth and working place.
Life Ball Vienna Austria – We will attend the 25th edition of the Life Ball Vienna Austria – It is time for one of the most important annual AIDS charity events in the world. It is time for the 25th edition of Life Ball 2018! Just one week after we explored the wonderful “Sound of Music” city Salzburg, we will fly to the Austrian capital with Austrian Airlines and will stay at the Le Méridien Hotel, both official partners of the Life Ball 2018. Just like any other Life Ball since 1993 has the 25th-anniversary edition chosen a specific topic. This year it is all about the famous musical drama film “Sound of Music” with Julie Andrews from 1965. The homage to the Trapp family accompanied by the fabulous Conchita (Wurst) will want to show off the best the alpine country has to offer.