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Ultimate Travel Guide to Vienna

Ultimate Travel Guide to Vienna

Vienna is a city with a rich artistic, architectural and intellectual legacy. The capital of Austria is full of elegance, history, and world-class attractions to be savoured and appreciated by those lucky enough to experience it. As one of the world’s most liveable cities, Vienna certainly makes for an incredible holiday destination as well. Planning a trip to Vienna, or curious about what there is to see and do there? This Vienna travel guide will take you through everything you need to know, including the best time to visit, what to do in Vienna, and how to get around while you’re there. This ultimate travel guide to Vienna will show you all the most beautiful places in Vienna, what to expect when visiting, where to stay in Vienna and things to do in Vienna which will help you in planning a trip to Vienna. Plan your trip to Austria Need…
Luxury Travel Guide to Salzburg

Luxury Travel Guide to Salzburg

As the home of both Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and The Sound of Music, Salzburg, Austria is an incredible destination for both amateur and experienced travellers. Although Salzburg has contributed a lot to film and music culture worldwide, this magnificent Austrian city has even more to offer. With picturesque views of the Central Eastern Alps, Salzburg provides an opportunity for a scenic, relaxing, and luxurious getaway. With stunning Baroque architecture and an iconic medieval fortress, there’s a ton of culture to explore that will leave you with a rich understanding of the city. Salzburg is a small city with a population of only 150,000, making it a peaceful place to travel to while getting a taste of local life. While often overlooked by travellers in Western Europe, this is definitely a city that warrants a visit. We all deserve a bit of indulgence from time to time, so why not treat…
Where to stay in Innsbruck

Where to stay in Innsbruck

This capital city of Austria's Tyrol state is a winter wonderland and world-renowned for winter sports. However, the prime location in the Austrian Alps makes Innsbruck a wonderful summer destination as well. This is no small mountain village. Innsbruck is home to over 120,000 residents, meaning there is plenty to do, and many areas for you to choose from when seeking Innsbruck accommodation. Many travelers also choose to stay in smaller holiday villages outside of Innsbruck, which have public transportation into Innsbruck. Using our guide to hotels in Innsbruck, you can find the best area to stay in Innsbruck Austria. We will cover off all types of Innsbruck accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Innsbruck hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Innsbruck, the best Innsbruck hotels, best places in Innsbruck to visit, the best places to stay in Innsbruck, hotels near Innsbruck attractions, Innsbruck neighborhood guide and…
The Best Way to See Salzburg in 2 Days

The Best Way to See Salzburg in 2 Days

Salzburg, the Austrian city flanked by Germany’s border in the middle of the towering peaks of the alps. Salzburg resembles a town from a childhood fairy-tale, filled with architecture from the medieval and baroque period, magnificent tree-canopied squares and the distant shadows of  the surrounding mountains. Salzburg is an ideal destination for a two-day getaway as the historic centre is small and compact and easy to explore on foot. The city is divided in two by the Salzach River with the historic centre, called Altstadt which means “Old City” in Austrian on one bank; and the more modern part of the city called Neustadt, meaning “New City” on the other bank. The historic city is recognised as a UNESCO heritage site and upon setting foot on the cobbled streets of the old town you’ll  immediately realise why; the beautiful architecture features well-preserved spires and domes that will whisk you away…
Where to stay in Hallstatt Region of Austria

Where to stay in Hallstatt Region of Austria

Nestled in the Austrian Alps is a tiny village that has taken Instagram by storm. Hallstatt Austria is a UNESCO World Heritage site perched on the shore of Lake Hallstatt. While many travelers make this a day trip from Salzburg to Hallstatt, the real treat is to enjoy this area once the day trip travelers have gone home. Fortunately, there are a few Hallstatt hotels to select, many of which offer panoramic views of the Lake of Hallstatt. As Hallstatt is relatively small, with just a few hotels in Hallstatt, we’ve also included other options for where to stay near Hallstatt. The Salzkammergut region is full of quaint mountain villages, many of which lack the crowds you will see in Hallstatt. Keep reading to find the best place to stay in Hallstatt and the surrounding region. We will cover off all types of Hallstatt accommodation options from Hostels to luxury…
Luxury Travel Guide to Vienna

Luxury Travel Guide to Vienna

Just the mention of “Vienna” will evoke images and sounds in your mind, maybe you’ll hear some distant strings of a classical composition, or an image of regal and majestic palaces and buildings, manicured gardens, or perhaps you picture cosy wine taverns or a plate of fresh Apfelstrudel with a mountain of cream on top. Whatever you imagine we can bring to life in our luxury travel guide to Vienna. We will indulge all your senses and show you around this classical metropolis, where many famous musicians such as Schubert, Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart have all walked through its very streets. These musicians also graced the many balls that are held in Vienna, in fact 450 balls take place annually in this Austrian Capital. You can even be the belle of the ball during the season that runs from New Year’s Eve until just before Easter! Vienna is the perfect…
Budget Travel Guide to Salzburg

Budget Travel Guide to Salzburg

Salzburg is known as the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as well as the setting and primary filming location for The Sound of Music. Yet, this only scratches the surface of what the enchanting Austrian city is really about. Salzburg has scenic views of the Central Eastern Alps and shares a border with the German province of Bavaria. Its well-preserved Old Town is full of incredible Baroque architecture, and its enormous, medieval fortress provides historical insights into the area. Although you may think of Salzburg as a large and busy city, it has a population of only 150,000 people. Since it’s a smaller city, it’s easily walkable and perfect for budget travellers looking to have a local experience. Salzburg may be a Central European city, but a trip there doesn’t have to be expensive. This budget travel guide to Salzburg, Austria will share with you some travel tips and tricks…
Where to Stay in Vienna

Where to stay in Vienna

Austria’s capital city, Vienna, is a wonderful place to visit with loads of art, architecture and history waiting to entertain you. With the Austrian Alps not far away, many travelers choose to combine the two and make a quick stop in Vienna before setting of on mountain adventures. I hear a lot of people asking if is Vienna safe, of course it is, as is anywhere in the world. You need to apply common sense, no matter where you are in the world. Don't little silly fears stop you from visiting this beautiful city. Whether you’re staying in Vienna one night or a few nights, there are plenty of hotels in Vienna, just make sure you choose the ideal location, which is an important first step in planning your trip. Neighborhoods in Vienna are called Bezirke and there are a total of 23. Generally, the numbering system starts with the…
Where to stay in Salzburg

Where to stay in Salzburg

Salzburg is the stuff that fairytales are made of. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site with 27 historic churches, not to mention loads of “Sound of Music” lore from the 1965 movie that was filmed here. Salzburg sits on the border between Austria and Germany, making day trips to Munich or Vienna very easy from a home base in Salzburg. The Alps are also a stone’s throw away, making Salzburg the perfect destination for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. To help you decide where to stay in Salzburg, we’ve rounded up some of the best Salzburg hotels as well as an overview of the various neighborhoods to choose from. Fortunately, Salzburg is relatively small, and very walkable, so no matter which Salzburg accommodation you choose, you’ll be able to enjoy all that Salzburg has to offer. We will cover off all types of Salzburg accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Salzburg hotels…
22 Things to do in Innsbruck - That People Actually Do!

22 Things to do in Innsbruck – That People Actually Do!

Innsbruck, Austria is the fifth largest city in Austria, and the capital of the mountainous Tirol region. Skiers flock to Innsbruck in the winter for skiing, while summer is popular for hiking and other outdoor adventures. Innsbruck is also known for a unique combination of modern and Imperial architecture, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Austrian Alps. With all of the things to do in Austria, these are a few of our favorites. As the capital of the historic Tirol region, Innsbruck will definitely be enjoyed by those with an interest in European history. With the Innsbruck card, you'll be able to see the main attractions, top cultural spots, and interesting museums for the most affordable price possible. The cards are valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours from their first use, with prices ranging from €43 to €59 for adults. They can also be used to catch all…