Innsbruck, a City that Many would Love to Call Home: Innsbruck markets itself as the Capital of the Alps and it’s no wonder that the city was twice chosen to host the Winter Olympics (1964 und 1976). Wedged between two mountain chains, Innsbruck is positioned right in the middle of the Tirol, one of the […]
Dance out your Dreams at one of Vienna’s Balls: New Year’s Eve brings on the best of Vienna’s ball season and from January up to Lent the Austrian capital transforms itself into the waltzing capital. Famous for its classical music, waltzes and its grand ballrooms, Vienna is the premier city in the world for waltzes. […]
Innsbruck is a great place to shop for gifts and souvenirs for friends and family who appreciate the tastier side of life. If you’re looking to share some of your Innsbruck food experience with folks back home, head for the Old Town (Alstadt) where the shops stock foods that will delight just about anyone.
Salzburg Card – your key to the city of Salzburg The Salzburg Card is the most important card for your sightseeing holiday in Salzburg. It saves you heaps of money and time and allows you to enjoy all of Salzburg’s attractions without worrying about the entrance cost of each tourist sight. According to the Salzburg […]
Vienna’s Heuriger – a Viennese institution: Vienna is well known for its famous composers like Mozart and Strauss, waltzes, the Vienna Boy’s Choir, Schönbrunn Palace and the Sacher torte, to name a few. But just as famous should be the Viennese Heuriger, a typically Viennese institution. The heuriger have inspired many songs to be written […]
Vienna’s Mozart and Strauss concerts: Not everyone’s privileged enough to attend Vienna’s highly sought after New Year’s Eve concert, but when you’re in Vienna, you should attend at least one of their many classical music concerts. As you wonder around town, you’ll come across many Mozart look-alikes, all wanting to sell you tickets to concerts […]
Shopping Streets in Vienna Mariahilfer Strasse – This is Vienna’s biggest shopping street which stretches from the Museums Quartier in the city center to Westbahnhof station. Past the station, Mariahilfer Strasses carries on all the way to the outlying district of Penzing. Along this trendy shopping mile are hundreds of shops offering fashion wear, jewelry […]