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Christmas Markets in Austria

By Viator, October 2013

Borrowing many of its festive traditions from its German neighbors, Austria’s Christmas markets are among Europe’s most atmospheric, serving up seasonal foods like Orgelwaffel (roasted chestnuts) and ...  Read more

Exploring the Mysterious Gorge of Tyrol in Austria

By John Reality , Cambodia, August 2012

Among the many noteworthy activities and destinations in the picturesque state of Tyrol in Western Austria, the rushing gorge known as Zammer Lochputz in Zams is a great choice for nature lovers and ...  Read more

Wine Tasting in Austria

By John Reality , Cambodia, July 2012

Wine lovers traveling through Austria would be remiss to skip out on the beautiful, historic, Wachau Valley and all the grapes it has to offer. Voted the Best Historic Destination in the World in ...  Read more

The Bregenz Festival in Austria

By John Reality , Cambodia, June 2012

Easily the biggest annual event in the capital of the westernmost state in Austria, the Bregenzer Festspiele, or Bregenz Festival, features performances of famous operas on the largest floating stage ...  Read more

Exploring Austria’s Lake District

By John Reality , Cambodia, June 2012

Austria’s Lake District , known officially as Salzkammergut, is one of the best places in the country to go for a relaxing weekend in the presence of an unforgettable landscape and beautiful ...  Read more

Hiking Ideas in Austria

By John Reality , Cambodia, May 2012

The possibilities for hiking in Austria are as numerous and they are diverse. Whether its spontaneous trekking in the Alps amid the network of well-marked trails, or a day trip out of Vienna , ...  Read more

Best Things to do in Vorarlberg

By John Reality , Cambodia, March 2012

The westernmost state in Austria, Vorarlberg has been described as home to some of the most progressive new architecture found anywhere in the world. It also boasts a striking natural landscape that ...  Read more

Best Things to do in Vorarlberg

By John Reality , Cambodia, March 2012

The westernmost state in Austria, Vorarlberg has been described as home to some of the most progressive new architecture found anywhere in the world. It also boasts a striking natural landscape that ...  Read more

Tour Vienna One Cemetery at a Time

By John Reality , Cambodia, January 2012

Some might consider a walking tour of Vienna cemeteries eerie way to spend a vacation, but there are few more restive and intriguing ways to pass an afternoon than strolling amid the stately ...  Read more

Seeing Schloss Hof

By John Reality , Cambodia, November 2011

Long overlooked for a combination of reasons, the recently refurbished summer palace Schloss Hof is not only one of Austria ‘s largest, it is also one of the grandest. Owned by the state and ...  Read more

Klosterneuburg

By John Reality , Cambodia, November 2011

Rather like Buda and Pest, the towns of Klosterneuburg and Korneuburg have been separated by the Danube since the river changed course in the Middle Ages. The former is a very attractive town with a ...  Read more

The Judenburg Sternenturm

By John Reality , Cambodia, October 2011

One of the most modern and technologically advanced virtual stargazing spots in Europe is located in Austria. The Sternenturm planetarium in Judenburg is a striking combination of old and new. ...  Read more

Four Fantastic Austrian Spas

By John Reality , Cambodia, October 2011

If there’s one downside to choosing among legendary spas in Austria, it’s that there are just so many of them. To help get you started, here are four destinations that come highly recommended.  ...  Read more

Salzburg’s House Mountains

By John Reality , Cambodia, October 2011

Owing to their proximity to Salzburg , the iconic peaks of Gaisberg and Untersberg are some of the most accessible in the alps. Located just a short bus ride from the city center, the so-called ...  Read more

Inside Innsbruck

By John Reality , Cambodia, September 2011

Innsbruck is arguably one of the most beautiful towns in Austria, situated as it is against the sheer cliffs of the Alps that rise from its northern edge. The town is a famous center for winter ...  Read more

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