Innsbruck

Samantha Brown's European adventure takes her to a destination so perfect for winter sports that not one, but two Olympics have been held there! It has all the charm and tradition you'd expect from an alpine village.and much more. Samantha's heading to Innsbruck, Austria! Yes, Innsbruck is a perfect destination even when it's not snowing! Samantha discovers it's a well-rounded city that by no means relies on tourism alone. A walk around town has Samantha stopping into quaint shops where she'll sample local foods (Austria's version of a BLT) and enjoy a sip of what seems to be the national drink, Schnapps! For a little outdoor activity Samantha tests her skills of speed and steadiness at biathlon, but with a twist - instead of skis, she's wearing snowshoes! Samantha also discovers what it would feel like to be inside a giant engagement ring at the world famous Swarovski Crystal Worlds. And she gets a lesson in bell-making from a family who has made it their living and their love for centuries. Through her adventures, Samantha discovers that Innsbruck is much more than a ski resort made famous by a few Olympics, it's got history, a brilliant landscape, and wonderfully warm people, and traditions that make any trip to this alpine city always memorable.

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