Mirabell Palace and Gardens – Salzburg

Prince Archbishop von Raitenau's Palace of Love: Built in 1606 by Prince Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau, Schloss Mirabell was originally called Altenau Palace. Prince Archbishop von Raitenau built the palace for his mistress Salome Alt which explains the origin of the Altenau Palace name. … [Read more...]

Austria: Land of the great composers

Austria - a country of geniuses: When you think of what makes Austria a great travel destination, reflect back to all its famous citizens who brought international fame to the country.  Over 250 years after the death of Mozart, we are all still craving for his music.  160 years after the death … [Read more...]

Salzburg Sightseeing: Sound of Music tour

The Hills are Still alive with the Sound of Music! Fans of the Sound of Music movie will love being in Salzburg as here you'll be able to visit some of the film locations and re-live the movie. Many tour companies do a one day tour of Salzburg, visiting some of the main film locations.  It's … [Read more...]