The SEPP boasts Alpine charm, modern twists and delightful coolness – you might call it exSEPPtional. The hotel doesn’t just blend old and new, tradition and contemporary influences – it also brings all of its guests together, in line with the philosophy that you’re never alone when surrounded by others. We found out why the hotel is only open to those over 21, whether SEPP is better in summer or winter in Maria Alm and what they actually mean by “open door, open mind”..

At the dasMAX lifestyle hotel in Seefeld in Tirol, there’s a bar. Nothing special about that, you might say. But oh, how wrong you would be! Because the philosophy of the Honesty Bar at the dasMAX is “Sisters (and brothers) are doing it for themselves”, and that means you can pour and mix your own drinks or cocktails 24/7..

Puradies is getting culinary reinforcements: “Casual and yet with a lot of atmosphere” is how the new “Bistro” on the roof of the new “Heaven Spa” building is to be. The natural cuisine experience, which has already won top awards at ESS:ENZ, will move in here. It will serve “pure taste with a focus on high-quality, regional products”, says Puradies chef Michael Madreiter…

They find the space for this in the Geba carpet gallery, which has been at home in the heart of Graz’s old town since 1987 and is a permanent fixture in international carpet design. Inspired by modern art and architecture, Harald Geba rethought the carpet. Since then, Geba carpets have combined timeless modern designs with traditional craftsmanship.