Drinking beer is one of the great European pastimes. As opposed to the US, it is culturally far more acceptable to enjoy a beer over lunch, even on a working day, and certainly in the afternoon and evenings. In some places, beer is even on the menu for breakfast. If you’re interested in beer, and […]
Nestled in the Alps, and surrounded by Germany, Switzerland and Italy, Austria remains one of the most iconic countries in Europe, home to soaring mountain peaks and spectacular outdoor vistas and one of the world’s greatest historical cities in Vienna. Culturally, Austria has always had an outsized impact on the continent, and much of that history can still be experienced today at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, concerts featuring the works of Austria’s greatest composers and much more. Festivals in Salzburg and Bregenz bring people from around the world to appreciate the cultural impact of a long imperial line. Modern architecture reigns in Vienna’s MuseumsQuartier with 20th and 21st century marvels alongside European masters in the heart of this great city.
While Vienna is a sight to behold, Austria offers exceptional beauty in the great outdoors. From some of the greatest skiing (and skiers) in the world in the alps that make up the majority of the country geographically, to the valleys that dot the landscape between the peaks, travelers can spend weeks just exploring the hidden corners of Austria.
Nestled between the mountains and frequented destinations of western europe and the diversity of the east, Austria is a perfect destination - whether you spend your time leisurely exploring Salzburg, Graz, and Vienna, or you see it by train on a journey across the storied mountains of the continent. There are few places where you’ll find such a extraordinary variety of imperial remnants alongside modern culture, all so close to the wonders of the great outdoors as in Austria.
The Mediterranean coast is brimming with incredible sites, cultures, food, and experiences. To help you plan your vacation, here are 5 must-see sites on the Mediterranean coast that you can plan your trip around. Barcelona, Spain Barcelona is a two-thousand-year-old city. It was the economic and political center of the Western Mediterranean during the Medieval […]
Salzkammergut is the lakes and mountains region in Austria that has garnered so many praises from people all over the world. This place is located east of Salzburg and provides stunning scenery and pristine waters for hiking and water sports. Getting to Know the Salzkammergut Salzkammergut is one of Austria’s most popular attractions both for […]